Ann Williamson

2 March 1827–6 March 1902 (Age 75)
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Williamson was born on 2 March 1827, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Williamson, was 30 and her mother, Ann Sampson Gulliver, was 31. She married Elisha Warren Kent on 19 December 1848, in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years and Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. She died on 6 March 1902, in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Warren Kent
1822–1890
Ann Williamson
1827–1902
Marriage: 19 December 1848
Evelyn Warren Kent
1849–1899
Etta Marion Kent
1851–
Walter Kent
1857–1859
William Kent
1857–
Wilbur Kent
1858–1858
Sarah Elizabeth Kent
1860–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1848
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Williamson

    Male1796–1885Male

    Ann Sampson Gulliver

    Female1795–1888Female

siblings

(3)

    Williamson

    Male1822–1824Male

    Charles Williamson

    Male1824–1890Male

    Female1827–1902Female

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 36

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

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Kent in household of Elisha Kent, "United States Census, 1850"
  • [blank] Kent in household of Elisha Kent, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Kent in household of Elisha W Kent, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1865"

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