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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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

Spouse and Children

about 1853
Hardy, Bedford, Virginia, United States


    Felix Seymour Williams Sr


    Lillie Eliza McNeil Williams



    Rosa Lee Williams



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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.

Age 13

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

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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