Mary Elizabeth Williams

FemaleJune 1835–

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Williams was born in June 1835, in Mendham, Mendham Township, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Cornelius M Williams, was 25 and her mother, Phebe M Roff, was 27. She married John A. Wier on 24 September 1853, in Mendham, Mendham Township, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Jackson, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died in Boonton, Morris, New Jersey, United States, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Boonton, Morris, New Jersey, United States.

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John A. Wier
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Marriage: 24 September 1853
Willis B Weir

Sources (6)

  • Mary E Wier in household of John A Wier, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Elizabeth Williams, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Mary E Wier in household of John A Wier, "United States Census, 1910"

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  • Marriage
    24 September 1853Mendham, Mendham Township, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 3

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 31

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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