Phillip Allen Williams

Male16 February 1853–24 January 1938

Brief Life History of Phillip Allen

When Phillip Allen Williams was born on 16 February 1853, in Buckner, Franklin, Illinois, United States, his father, John J Williams, was 42 and his mother, Mary Ann "Polly" Brashear, was 35. He married Sarah Frances Day on 28 October 1875, in Odin, Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Odin Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Odin, Marion, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 January 1938, in Sandoval, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sandoval, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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Phillip Allen Williams
Sarah Frances Day
Marriage: 28 October 1875
Lillie Bell Williams
George Newton Williams
Robert Douglas Williams
Ada Adeline Williams
Ira Thomas Williams
Nellie Mae Williams
Everette Williams
Ray Williams
Phillip Logan Williams
Maude Louisa Williams
Claud Wellington Williams
Ernest Williams

Sources (28)

  • Philip Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Philip Williams in entry for George M Williams and Dora L Sims, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Philip Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1875Odin, Marion, Illinois, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Marion, Illinois, United States


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 23

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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