Watkin SOLOMON of Barmouth
Elizabeth WATKIN


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Evan ANWYL of Harlech, Gent.

Elizabeth WATKIN 1

  • Born: Barmouth, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales
  • Married: 18 May 1733, Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales 2
  • Buried: 31 May 1794, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales 3

  Research Notes:

Named as a beneficiary in her father's Will (1739)

Sole Executrix of her husband's Will (1760)


Elizabeth Watkin, widow (burial record)


Abstract of the Will of Elizabeth Anwyl of Harlech in the Parish of Llandanwg in the County of Merioneth, Widow, written 31 Jul 1777, inventory taken 5 Jun 1794, will proved 12 Dec 1794, probate granted to the executor 14 Jan 1795.

Gives & bequeaths to her daughter Elizabeth Anwyl one wainscoat chest.

Gives & bequeaths to her daughter Jane Anwyl a cupboard which is in the shop.

Gives & bequeaths 2 shillings 6 pence to her son Watkin Anwyl.

All the rest & residue of her personal estate she gives & bequeaths to her son-in-law Meyricke Ellis whom she nominates and appoints sole executor of her last will and testament.

Witnesses: Simon Jones, Owen Simon, William Gryffyth 4

  Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married Evan ANWYL of Harlech, Gent., son of John ANWYL of Dolgleder, Gent. and Elizabeth ARGAS, on 18 May 1733 in Llanaber, Merioneth, Wales. (Evan ANWYL was christened on 18 May 1702 in Dolgellau, Merioneth, Wales, died on 29 Jul 1759 in Harlech, Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales and was buried on 31 Jul 1759 in Llandanwg, Merioneth, Wales.)


1 Welsh Founders of Pennsylvania, Thomas Allen Glenn, 1970, p. 52 [pedigree].

2 Ibid., citing Llanaber Parish Registers.

3 Llandanwg Parish Registers, Burials.

4 B / 1795 / 102 / W, Bangor Probate Records, held at the National Library of Wales.

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