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  • Name John Rees  [2, 3
    Born 1850  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 28 Oct 1850  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wales 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wales 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Scholar 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Wales 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mariner 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Prospect Place 
    Occupation 8 Aug 1873  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mariner 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Wales 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mariner 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Penhelig Road 
    Occupation 15 Mar 1895  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mariner 
    Residence 15 Mar 1895  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    5 New Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mate aboard the S. S. Pansy 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    S. S. Pansy, Oliver's Quay, Hayle 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1935 and 31 Dec 1935  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Death 
    • Volume 11b, Page 447
    Died 25 Dec 1935  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I2596  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father John Rees
              b. 1816, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Aug 1876, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Sillars
              b. 1813, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Oct 1892, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1841  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Elizabeth Evans
              b. 1854, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1884, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1873  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Registration Sep 1873  Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 11b, Page 523
    Children 
     1. John Evan Rees
              b. 1875, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Mary Rees
              b. 1876, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1949, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Williams
              b. Abt 1863, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1894  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1894 and 31 Mar 1894  Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Marriage 
    • Volume 11b, Page 197
    Children 
     1. Llewelyn Williams Rees
              b. 1895, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1942, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Margaret Sillars Rees
              b. 1902, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1975, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F23866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1850 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Oct 1850 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 30 Mar 1851 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 7 Apr 1861 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 7 Apr 1861 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Prospect Place - 2 Apr 1871 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 8 Aug 1873 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1873 - Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Sep 1873 - Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wales - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Penhelig Road - 3 Apr 1881 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1894 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jan 1894 and 31 Mar 1894 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 15 Mar 1895 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 New Street - 15 Mar 1895 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1911 - Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mate aboard the S. S. Pansy - 2 Apr 1911 - Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - S. S. Pansy, Oliver's Quay, Hayle - 2 Apr 1911 - Saint Erth, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Oct 1935 and 31 Dec 1935 - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1935 - Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    Baptism for John REES (2596)
    Baptism for John REES (2596)
    Baptism for Llewelyn Williams REES (81526)
    Baptism for Llewelyn Williams REES (81526)
    Marriage Certificate for John REES and Mary Elizabeth EVANS (1683)
    Marriage Certificate for John REES and Mary Elizabeth EVANS (1683)

    Census
    1851: Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1851: Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    HO107 Piece 2495 Folio 227 Page 17  

    Dwelling  
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    Source HO107 Piece 2495 Folio 227 Page 17 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    REES Mary Head 33 Mariner's Wife Scotland 
    REES Mary Daughter  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Margaret Daughter   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES John Son  6m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    1861: Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1861: Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG9 Piece 4240 Folio 50 Page 4  

    Dwelling  
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    Source RG9 Piece 4240 Folio 50 Page 4 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    REES Mary Head 43 Master Mariner's Wife Coasting Trade Scotland 
    REES Mary Daughter  16 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Margaret Daughter  13 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES John Son  10 Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1871 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 28 Page 16  

    Dwelling Prospect Place 
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    Source RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 28 Page 16 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    REES Mary Wife 50 Mariner's Wife Greenock 
    REES Mary Daughter 25 Milliner Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES John Son 20 Mariner Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1881 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 47 Page 15  

    Dwelling Penhelig Road 
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    Source RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 47 Page 15 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    REES John Head 29 Mariner Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES Mary Elizabeth Wife 26  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    REES John Evan Son  Scholar Aberdovey, Merionethshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1851 Census (HO107 Piece 2495 Folio 227 Page 17) John 6 months, was with his mother Mary, 33, Mariner's Wife, born Scotland, in Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his sisters Mary, 6, Scholar and Margaret, 3. All the children were born in Aberdovey.

      From the 1861 Census (RG9 Piece 4240 Folio 50 Page 4) John 10, was with his mother Mary, 43, Master Mariner's Wife Coasting Trade, born Scotland, in Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him were his sister Mary, 16, and Margaret, 13. All the children were born in Aberdovey.

      From the 1871 Census (RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 28 Page 16) John, 20, Mariner, born Aberdovey, Merionethshire, was with his mother Mary, 50, Mariner's Wife from Greenock, in Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With him was his sister Mary, 25, Milliner born Aberdovey, Merionethshire.

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 47 Page 15) John, 29, Mariner, was with his wife Mary Elizabeth, 26, in Penhelig Road, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. With them was their son John Evan, 6, Scholar. Everyone was reportedly born in Aberdovey, Merionethshire.

      From the 1911 England Census for St. Erith, Cornwall (RG14PN14036 RD300 SD1 ED12 SN3) John, married, 59, Mate from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, was aboard the S.S. Pansy from Liverpool in St. Erith, Cornwall, England. Also present were fellow crew members Rees Lewis Morgan, married, 49, Master from Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Evan Hughes, married, 45, A. B. Seaman from Amlwch, Anglesea, John Evans, married, 51, A. B. Seaman from Moelfra, Anglesea, Ernest Bersin, married, 24, A. B. Seaman from Riga, Russia, Henry Williams, widower, 64, A. B. Seaman from Borth, Cardiganshire, William Jones, married, 40, Chief Engineer from Amlwch, Anglesea, Thomas Henry Jones, married, 33, 2nd Engineer from Holyhead, Anglesea, William Roberts, single, 48, Fireman from Holyhead, Anglesea, and John Edward Foulkes, married, 35, Fireman from Mancott, Flintshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3), 23 May 2011.

    2. [S3] 1851 Wales Census.

    3. [S9441] Merionethshire Baptisms, ((http://search.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 12 Mar 2015), Baptism for Llewelyn Williams REES; 15 Mar 1895; Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) LLEWELLYN WILLIAMS
      Last name REES
      Birth year 1895
      Baptism year 1895
      Baptism day 15
      Baptism month Mar
      Baptism place ABERDYFI
      Father's first name(s) John
      Mother's first name(s) Mary
      County Merionethshire
      Country Wales
      Record set Merionethshire Baptisms
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Births & baptisms
      Collections from Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f917077324%2f1

    4. [S9441] Merionethshire Baptisms, ((http://search.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 12 Mar 2015), Baptism for John REES; 28 Oct 1850; Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) JOHN
      Last name REES
      Birth year 1850
      Baptism year 1850
      Baptism day 28
      Baptism month Oct
      Baptism place ABERDYFI
      Father's first name(s) John
      Mother's first name(s) Mary
      County Merionethshire
      Country Wales
      Record set Merionethshire Baptisms
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Births & baptisms
      Collections from Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f917076960%2f1

    5. [S675] HO107 Piece 2495 Folio 227 Page 17, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), HO107 Piece 2495 Folio 227 Page 17 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S899] RG9 Piece 4240 Folio 50 Page 4, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG9 Piece 4240 Folio 50 Page 4 (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2007.

    7. [S900] RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 28 Page 16, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG10 Piece 5602 Folio 28 Page 16 (Reliability: 3), 15 Mar 2007.

    8. [S9442] Merionethshire Marriages, ((http://findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Marriage for John REES and Mary Elizabeth EVANS (1683); 8 Aug 1873; Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) MARY ELIZTH
      Last name EVANS
      Birth year -
      Marriage year 1873
      Marriage day 8
      Marriage month Aug
      Marriage place DOLGELLAU
      Spouse's first name(s) JOHN
      Spouse's last name REES
      Groom's age Full
      Groom's father's first name(s) John
      Groom's father's last name Rees
      Bride's age Full
      Bride's father's first name(s) Evan
      Bride's father's last name Evans
      County Merionethshire
      Country Wales
      Record set Merionethshire Marriages
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Marriages & divorces
      Collections from Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwal%2f004393216%2f00519&parentid=gbprs%2fm%2f900005718%2f2&highlights=%22%22

    9. [S1754] RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 47 Page 15, RG11 Piece 5478 Folio 47 Page 15 (Reliability: 3), 10 Sep 2007.

    10. [S8228] RG14PN14036 RD300 SD1 ED12 SN3, RG14PN14036 RD300 SD1 ED12 SN3 (Reliability: 3), 20 Sep 2013.

    11. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1935, Merioneth South, Merionethshire, Volume 11b, Page 447; John REES, Age at death 85 (1850) (Reliability: 3), 19 Sep 2013.

    12. [S2890] Patricia Humphreys (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 2008.
      Taken from Middle or New Parish records, Greenock.

    13. [S9442] Merionethshire Marriages, ((http://findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 9 Mar 2015), Marriage for John REES and Mary Elizabeth EVANS (1683); 8 Aug 1873; Dolgellau, Merionethshire, Wales. (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 2015.
      First name(s) MARY ELIZTH
      Last name EVANS
      Birth year -
      Marriage year 1873
      Marriage day 8
      Marriage month Aug
      Marriage place DOLGELLAU
      Spouse's first name(s) JOHN
      Spouse's last name REES
      Groom's age Full
      Groom's father's first name(s) John
      Groom's father's last name Rees
      Bride's age Full
      Bride's father's first name(s) Evan
      Bride's father's last name Evans
      County Merionethshire
      Country Wales
      Record set Merionethshire Marriages
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Marriages & divorces
      Collections from Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fwal%2f004393216%2f00519&parentid=gbprs%2fm%2f900005718%2f2&highlights=%22%22

    14. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 8 Mar 2015), Marriage Registration for John REES and Mary Elizabeth EVANS; Volume 11b, Page 523 Sep 1873, Dolgelly, Merionethshire, Volume 11b, Page 523. (Reliability: 3), 8 Mar 2015.

    15. [S2659] Gaynor Slade (Reliability: 3), 19 Sep 2013.

    16. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1894, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, Volume 11b, Page 197; John REES + Mary JONES (Reliability: 3), 19 Sep 2013.