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This section presents information on some of the early pioneers and other Welsh settlers in Ohio.



Ezekiel Hughes (1766 - 1849)


Pioneer and leader of the first Welsh settlers from Llanbryn-mair to Ohio in 1795.

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John Jones Tirbach


Pioneer and leader of the first group of Welsh settlers to Southern Ohio. More information can be found on the Jackson and Gallia page.

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William Bebb (1802 - 1873)


Schoolmaster, lawyer and Ohio's 19th Governor (1846-1849).

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John Jones Tyn Rhos


An early Welsh settler and one of the charter members of Tyn Rhos Church, Gallia County, Ohio. More information can be found on the Jackson and Gallia page.

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Edward Jones


Minister and author of Y Teithiwr Americanaidd. More information can be found on the Jackson and Gallia page.

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Benjamin Chidlaw (1811 -1892)


Minister, first commissioned missionary of the American Sunday School Union and author of Yr American.

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Samuel Milton Jones (1846 - 1904


Inventor, manufacturer and political reformer nicknamed "Golden Rule Jones".

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Evan ac Elizabeth Davis


The Wales-Ohio Website owes its existence to the vision, enthusiasm and generosity of Evan and Elizabeth Davis, of Oak Hill, Ohio.

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