Harriett A. Stearnes

5 December 1822–16 March 1864 (Age 41)
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harriett A.

When Harriett A. Stearnes was born on 5 December 1822, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Johnathan Alvord Stearnes, was 29 and her mother, Mary C Cook, was 27. She married George Clinton Williams on 9 October 1850, in Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 16 March 1864, in Tyrone Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Tyrone Township, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Clinton Williams
Harriett A. Stearnes
Marriage: 9 October 1850
Charles Williams
James E. Williams
Francis Eugene Williams
Willard Spencer Williams

Spouse and Children

9 October 1850
Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Charles Williams


    James E. Williams


    Francis Eugene Williams


    Willard Spencer Williams


Parents and Siblings




    Francis B Stearns



    Frances Stearnes


    Hellen Stearnes


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriett A. Sterns, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Harriet A. in entry for Willard S. Williams, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Harriette A. Stearns, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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