People Connected to Brecknockshire
Historic County of Wales
HELP is always welcome - Please get involved!!
How to use this Page
- Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Brecknockshire to this project.
- You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Brecknockshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!
Note People with links to Brecknockshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.
People connected to Brecknockshire can also be linked to the following projects.
Historical and Political people
- accommodated by the project Historical Brecknockshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Brecknockshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.
Famous or Notable People
Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Brecknockshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.
People from Brecknockshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Brecknockshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.
Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.
To participate in any project
- you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!
See also the following GENi projects
Heads of Brecknockshire Families on Geni
Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
Emigrants from Brecknockshire
Please add the names of people from Brecknockshire who settled in the "New World"
- James Henry Lewis (c.1582 Brecknockshire - 1622 Virginia)
- Maj. John Lewis of Chemokins (1633 Brecknock - Virginia)
- John Zachery Lewis i (1673 Brecknockshire - 1739 Virginia)
- David Tasker Reese (1707 Brecknockshire - 1787 North Carolina)
- Henry Watkins (1585 Talgarth - 1658 Virginia) - son of James below
- James Watkins (1555 Talgarth - 1624 Virginia)
Other Pages for People Connected to Welsh Counties
- People Connected to Anglesey
- People Connected to Cardiganshire
- People Connected to Caernarfonshire
- People Connected to Carmarthenshire
- People Connected to Denbighshire
- People Connected to Flintshire
- People Connected to Glamorganshire
- People Connected to Merionethshire
- People Connected to Monmouthshire
- People Connected to Montgomeryshire
- People Connected to Pembrokeshire
- People Connected to Radnorshire
this project is in HistoryLink