Cyrus Williams

11 November 1838–21 May 1913 (Age 74)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Williams was born on 11 November 1838, in Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Williams, was 48 and his mother, Anna Thurston Starbuck, was 62. He married Mary Jane Nixon on 9 March 1861, in Jefferson, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Greensburg, Knox, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1913, in Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States.

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Cyrus Williams
Mary Jane Nixon
Marriage: 9 March 1861
Ella May Williams
Anna Jane Williams
Lucy Lou Estelle Williams
Albert Hugh Williams
Clara Belle Williams
Elva Marie Williams
Armintha Lillian Williams
Claire Frances Williams
Robert Elmer Williams

Spouse and Children

9 March 1861
Jefferson, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 16

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 20

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

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)

  • Sirus Williams in household of Isaac Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cyrus Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cyrus Williams in household of Isaac Williams, "United States Census, 1850"

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