Alvin M. Williamson

Male25 September 1833–26 February 1888

Brief Life History of Alvin M.

When Alvin M. Williamson was born on 25 September 1833, in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Alvin Lewis Williamson, was 27 and his mother, Orinda Oneida Parks, was 21. He married Julia A. Powell on 24 March 1861, in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States. He lived in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States in 1880. He died on 26 February 1888, in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Alvin M. Williamson
Emeline Rosetta Merriam
Marriage: 18 January 1866
Mary O. Williamson
Miss Williamson

Sources (13)

  • Alvin M Williamson in household of Abrn L Williamson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albin M. Williamson, "New York Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • Alvin M. Williamson, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    18 January 1866Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (6)

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

    Age 1

    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 30

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.

    History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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