John Richard Williams

28 February 1757–12 August 1831 (Age 74)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John Richard

John Richard Williams was born on 28 February 1757, in New York City, New York, United States as the son of Richard Williams and Kate Baxter. He married Mary Carle in 1780. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 August 1831, at the age of 74.

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John Richard Williams
Mary Carle
Marriage: 1780
Elizabeth "Betsy" Williams
Jacob Williams
John Isaac Williams
Samuel Williams
Abraham Williams
Isaac Williams
Polly Ann Williams

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    World Events (8)

    Age 19
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 19
    New York is the 11th state.
    1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution
    Age 20
    The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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