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Jones, William (c. 1675-1749), mathematician

Ruth Wallis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15104
Jones, William (c. 1675-1749), mathematician


Jones, William (c. 1675-1749), mathematician, was born about 1675 on the small farm of Y Merddyn, Llanfihangel Tre'r-beirdd, Anglesey. He was the elder son of Siôn Siôr and Elizabeth Rowland; his mother came from Bodwigan, Llanddeusant. The family moved into the parish of Llanbabo, to Tyddyn Bach, and, after his ...

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