Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: Evan & Ann (Thomas?) Lewis

Brief biography of Evan Lewis (~1779 - <1841) style="font-style: italic;">Anne Thomas? (~1780->1861). Position in the family tree.

Evan Lewis:
Born: about 1779, Dulais Isaf, Parish of Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
Baptized: 22 July 1779 in Cadoxton juxta Neath
Parents: David & Ruth Lewis
Known Residences:
--- 1815 in Neath Upper, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
--- 1820 in Aberpergwn, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation: miner or collier
Death: before the 1841 census, but probably after the marriage of son David in 1838

Anne (probable surname Thomas):
Birth: about 1780 in the parish of Aberavon, Glamorgan, Wales
Baptism: an Anne, daughter of Jenkin Thomas & Anne was baptized in the parish of Aberavon on 17 January 1779
Parents: possibly Jenkin & Anne Thomas
Known residences:
--- 1841 Pwllfarn, Neath Middle, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (widow)
--- 1851 Green Llyna, Neath Middle, Cadoxton juxta Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (widow)
--- 1861 Cwmaman, Fforchaman Hamlet, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales (widow)
Death: after 1861

Marriage & Children:

Marriage date: an Evan Lewis married Ann Thomas in Cadoxton Juxta Neath on 28 May 1803, witnessed by David Lewis & Mary Jenkin

-- Margaret "Peggy" Lewis born about 1804
-- Catherine Lewis born about 1809
-- Ann "Nancy" Lewis born about 181,2 married John Rosser Jenkins, Noah Evans
** David Lewis born 1815, married Hannah Jenkins
-- William Lewis born about 1820, married Eleanor ?
-- John D. Lewis born about 1824, married Esther Richards

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At 3:55 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do believe that your Evan Lewis & Ann Thomas may be my ancestors! esp if they were married at Gretna Green, adaymond@yahoo.co.nz


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