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People Connected to Merionethshire

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  • Robert Watkins, Sr (1695 - 1753)
    Cadawalader came from Merienethshire (Merionethshire), Wales, came to America with his small son Robert, in the very early 1700's and settled in the famous "Welsh Tract" of Pennsylvania begun by Willia...
  • Peter Hughes (1771 - 1835)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via son David Hughes Peters by SmartCopy : Oct 6 2015, 15:01:39 UTC
  • Elizabeth Hughes (c.1764 - 1853)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via son David Hughes Peters by SmartCopy : Oct 6 2015, 15:01:39 UTC
  • Lewis Walker (1656 - 1728)
    Lewis was a follower of George Fox, the Quaker, and was disowned by his relatives and deprived of government honors; or as said by some one at the time, "he laid down these honors conferred by the gove...
  • Mary Walker (1667 - 1747)
    "Lewis Walker married Mary Morris, whom he had met during the voyage, at Haverford meeting house in February 1693. They lived for several years in Radnor, and many of their children were born there. Ho...

People Connected to Merionethshire

Historic County of Wales

(Sir Feirionnydd or Meirionnydd)

See also

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Merionethshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Merionethshire 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 Merionethshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Merionethshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Merionethshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Merionethshire 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 Merionethshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Merionethshire 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 "Merionethshire 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!

How to add a link is explained in the document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects.


Heads of Merionethshire Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from Merionethshire

Please add the names of people from Merionethshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Welsh Counties

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