GRIFFITHS, Ann. B. Llanfihangel, Montgomeryshire, April 1776; d. Llanfihangel, August 1805. Ann Thomas was brought up on the farm of Dolwar Fach, Llanfihangel, the daughter of the devout Thomas family who worshipped at the local parish church and who prayed regularly together. She took a full part in local life, and is said to have been frivolous in her youth, much enamoured of dancing, and ready to mock the Methodists. She was only 18 when her mother died and she took over the running of the house for her father and her brother John. In 1804 she married Thomas Griffiths of Meifod who came to live in Dolwar Fach. In 1805 she gave birth to a daughter who lived only a fortnight. Ann Griffiths...
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