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Jenet Llewellyn b c 1815

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Jenkin and Jennet Llewellyn were living in Pen y Waun Fawr, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, in 1841 together with daughters Mary (b c 1835) and Margaret(b Dec 1839). Both born Dowlais/Merthyr Tydfil.

I need help to trace this family in 1851. It is possible that Jenet (b c 1815?) may have then been a widow. What was recorded as her place of birth?
 

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Hi,

No luck with Jenet in 1851. This may be worth considering for daughter Mary though her age is a bit out.

1851

Civil parish Merthyr Tydfil
RD Merthyr Tydfil
Sub Rd Upper Merthyr Tydfil

Will Prosser head age 36 born Allhengy, Breconshire
Mary wife age 34 born Neath?
Mary Llewellyn niece age 12 born Dowlais
Will Steward nephew age 20

Class H0107
Piece 2459
Folio 33
Page 10
 
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Thanks, Julie.

Another possible clue - or red herring. When Mary married in 1856 her father, Jenkin, was "deceased". In 1862 a Jane Llewellyn, widow, b c 1815, married a John Rees. If I have the correct couple in 1871, Jane was born in Brecknockshire. In 1881 Mary had living with her a Jane Rees, b c 1815, Brecknockshire, "mother-in-law". Could it be that Jenet became Jane? Should we be looking for a Jane in 1851?
 
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Some additional information.

The maiden name of Jennet, wife of Jenkin Llewellyn was Davis.
Jane, wife of John Rees, was the daughter or Rees Davies.
A witness to the marriage of Jane and John was Richard Davies, the name of the husband of Jennet's daughter, Mary. Both Richard, the witness, and Richard, the groom, made their mark.

As highlighted by Geoff, the entry for Jennet in 1841 is not inconsistent with those for Jane in later years. A matching entry in 1851 would make the chain complete. Unfortunately, to the untutored (English?) ear the name Llewellyn has the potential for a number of phonetic distortions ( Flewelling, Thlewellin etc) which only complicates the search.
 

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