James Williams

1799–
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of James

James Williams was born in 1799, in Kentucky, United States. He married Mary Hinkle on 22 June 1827, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Williams
1799–
Mary Hinkle
1805–
Marriage: 22 June 1827
Elizabeth J Williams
1830–
Sarah Ann Williams
1833–1920
Margaret E Williams
1838–
Samuel S Williams
1840–1923
Parmelia Armilda Williams
1847–1923

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 1
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival
Age 2
The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 31
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.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

William
Willems
Iams
McWilliams
Pulliam
Wiliams
Willams

Sources (8)

  • James Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Williams in entry for Samuel Williams and Yamarto, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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