Family of Joseph Anthony and Jennet Griffiths, Wales, UK
JOSEPH ANTHONY was born around 1878 (according to marriage certificate of Joseph Anthony & Jennet Griffiths), his father's name was David and was a shoemaker. But I have found clues that he might have been born in 1874 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, UK to David and Margaret Anthony. In 1918 he was working as a Colliery Labourer and was an ex Private in the Royal Defense Corps. On 28 August 1937 he was a Millman at Tinplate works. Joseph lived in Station Road, Ystradgynlais, Wales, UK at the time of marriage. Joseph died in 1941, Ystradgynlais, Wales, UK.
JENNET ANTHONY [GRIFFITHS] was born in 1887 in Ystradgynlais, Ponterdawe, Wales, United Kingdom, to Thomas Griffiths and Mary Griffiths [nee Jones]. Jennet had a daughter, Mary Ann about 1909, before she met Joseph, and Mary Ann's father is unknown. Mary Ann grew up with her maternal grandmother. In 1911 Jennet was working as a school cleaner. Jennet was living in Oddfellow Street, Ystradgynlais, Wales, UK at the time of marriage.
Joseph Anthony married Jennet Anthony [Griffiths] in 19 Oct 1912 in Pontardawe, Wales, UK. They had at five children:
Anthony Anthony in 1913
Margaret Anthony in 1914
Maggie Stoneman [Anthony] in 1918
Joseph J Anthony in 1919
Elizabeth Evans [Anthony] in 1921. She married Samuel Evans in 1948.
The family was living in Garden Cottages, Ystradgynlais R.D in 1918.
WANTED: Information about Garden Cottages, Ystradgynlais, Wales, UK in 1918.
"Certified Copy of Marriage Joseph Anthony & Jennet Griffiths"
"Certified Copy of Birth Maggie Anthony"
"Certified Copy of Marriage Daniel John & Maggie Stoneman"
"1881 Wales Census"
"1891 Wales Census"
"1901 Wales Census"
"1911 Wales Census"
Post updated 7 Nov 2012
Still searching for facts and in need of some help