John EVANS of Cefn Cymera
(1779-Bef 1829?)
(Abt 1795-1876)
Margaret JONES
Rees EVANS of Gelli Peniarth
(Abt 1828-1892)


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Margaret LEWIS

  • David EVANS
  • Mary EVANS
  • Margaret EVANS
  • John EVANS

Rees EVANS of Gelli Peniarth

  • Born: Abt 1828, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 1855, Dolgelly district, Merioneth, Wales 1
  • Buried: 19 Aug 1892, Llanegryn, Merioneth, Wales 2

  Research Notes:

In 1841 Rice Evans (12) was with his parents in Hen Gapel Maentwrog.

In 1851 Rees Evans (22) of Llanbedr was working as a farm-labourer for widow Anne Wynne* (74) of Llanstyndwy, farming 182 acres in Cefncymera Llanbedr.

* Anne was the widow of Robert Wynne of Cefncymera, Gent., brother of Rees's maternal grandfather John Evans, such that Rees Evans is Anne's grandnephew.

In 1861 Rees Evans (32) of Llanbedr, farmer of 33 acres, and his wife Margaret (32) of Llanegryn were living in Bredenfach in Peniarth Merioneth. Present were children (born in Llanegryn): David (5), Mary (3), Margaret (7mo).

In 1871 Rees Evans (43) of Llanbedr, married, was working as a cowman for farmer William Lloyd in Wain Peniarth, not far from his family in Gellisaiog of the same parish, his wife Margaret (43) of Llanegryn, farmer's wife (of 5 acres) and children (born in Llanegryn): David (15), scholar, Mary (12), scholar, Margaret (9), John (5)

In 1881 Rees Evan (53) of Llanelltyd, agricultural laborer, and wife Margaret (52) of Llanegryn were livng in Gelly Peniarth. At home were children (born in Llanegryn): Margaret (20), cook (domestic servant), John (15), scholar.

In 1891 Rees Evans (60) of Llanbedr, married, is working as a farm labourer for farmer William Owen in Nant, Llangelynin. Rees's wife Margaret (62) of Llanegryn and granddaughter Maggie Evans (7) of Llanegryn were in Gelli Llanegryn.


Rees Evans of Gelli died aged 64 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

Rees married Margaret LEWIS in 1855 in the Dolgelly district, Merioneth, Wales. (Margaret LEWIS was born about 1829 in Llanegryn, Merioneth, Wales.)


1 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, Dolgelly district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 11b, p. 738.

2 Llanegryn Parish Registers, Burials, p. 40, no. 317.

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