George Thomas Williams

29 April 1833–31 October 1889 (Age 56)
Williamsport, Grant, West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Thomas

When George Thomas Williams was born on 29 April 1833, in Williamsport, Grant, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Williams, was 59 and his mother, Eliza McNeill, was 34. He married Margaret Ann Seymour about 1853, in Hardy, Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 31 October 1889, in Moorefield, Hardy, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Moorefield, Hardy, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Williams
1833–1889
Margaret Ann Seymour
1834–1887
Marriage: about 1853
Felix Seymour Williams Sr
1857–1937
Lillie Eliza McNeil Williams
1859–1942
James Edward Williams
1862–1944
Rosa Lee Williams
1865–1938
George Thomas Williams Jr
1867–1949
Walter Gohene Williams
1871–1943
Robert Renick Williams
1874–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1853
Hardy, Bedford, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Felix Seymour Williams Sr

    Male1857–1937Male

    Lillie Eliza McNeil Williams

    Female1859–1942Female

    Male1862–1944Male

    Rosa Lee Williams

    Female1865–1938Female

    Male1867–1949Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

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.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo T Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George T. Williams in entry for Geo. F. Williams, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Geo Thos Williams, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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