uu_fitzgerald2_p032

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Title Fitzgerald Famly Stories
Personal Names Fitzgerald, John W., 1907-1998
Creator Fitzgerald, John W., 1907-1998
Date Digital 2004-06-24
Type Text; Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Scanned at 300 dpi on Epson Expression 1640 XL flatbed scanner. Files saved as uncompressed TIFF. Resized to 1000 pixel-width JPEG images with Photoshop CS.
Language eng
Rights Management Digital Images copyright 2004, Univerity of Utah. All rights reserved.
Scanning Technician Charles Nielson
Metadata Cataloger Charles Nielson
ARK ark:/87278/s6k0727d
Setname uum_jwfc
Date Created 2005-09-12
Date Modified 2017-09-11
ID 204348
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k0727d

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Title uu_fitzgerald2_p032
Description JOHN WILLIAMS AND MARY PARRY WILLIAMS The father of John Williams was Thomas Williams and his mother is name was Anne . . They occupied a farm named "Pant Efan " located along the main road near Rhualt, Flintshire, North Wales, This small hamlet was half in the parish of. Own and half in the parish of Tremeirchion.John was their second son and he was born 11 Jan, 1817 and was christened in the Tremeirchi.on parish church, Anne and Thomas continued to farm at Pint Efan until about 182^, While they were there they had four children. Thomas then moved to Wewmarket where he rented a farm called Ochr y Gop. Two daughters were born at this farm and Thomas's wife Anne died thens in 1837, of either consumption or, in terms of the of the death certificate, 11 chronic inflamation of the lungs." Before John's mother died,John 19 married and returned to Ochr Y Gop where he had been helping his father to run the 100 acre farm which required plenty of help.John had married Mary Parry on k Karch 1836, she was 3£ years older than John. It wis not an uncommon custom for families tc live together in rural Wales. It is difficult to determine what, happened to his older brother Edward, There are many Edward Williams on the records to determine which is which. At least he was not at Cchr y Gop. John had two younger brothers who were twins, Roger and P.uben. By 18^1 they were separated as only Reuben is listed at the farm at 15 years of age, perhaps Roger had died by this time. Rueber. , however is listed on the Newmarket census of 1861 as married and with children, and is listed as a lead miner. the Upon the death of the mother, John's wife Anne assumed '» farm wife's " responsibilities in her place. And the census of Newmarket lists John and Mary. Farmer Thomas Williams W* John 20 Mary 25 Rueben 15 Mary 1+ Elizabeth 2 Sarah 1 3 Servants * Ages given the number in increments of 5* closest to age of person Mary, Sarah, and Elizabeth are John and Fary's children They are still in residence in 1851 and a bit more information is Widower Head of family farmer of 100 parried 3on Farm Laborer acres Karrled Daughter-in-law Housewife granddaughter included in this census * • Thomas Williams 60 John Williams 3^ Mary William3 36 Elizabeth 13 Sarah 11 Ann 9 Jane 7 Edward 2 And 3 f'irm servants Son Ochr y Cop Hous* and T*rm Buildings H«vnark«t. Flintshire, North Wales
Format image/jpeg
Setname uum_jwfc
Date Created 2005-09-12
Date Modified 2005-09-12
ID 204342
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k0727d/204342