George Thomas Williams

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

The Life Summary 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 lived in Hardy, Virginia, United States in 1860. 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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George Thomas Williams
Margaret Ann Seymour
Marriage: about 1853
Felix Seymour Williams Sr
Lillie Eliza McNeil Williams
James Edward Williams
Rosa Lee Williams
George Thomas Williams Jr
Walter Gohene Williams
Robert Renick Williams

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World Events (7)

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 11
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 28
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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 (21)

  • George T Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • G T Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Geo T Williams, "United States Census, 1880"

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