Sarah Williams

Femaleabout 1760–about 1820

Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Williams was born about 1760, in North Carolina, United States. She married Obediah Leonard Sr before 1780, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died about 1820, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Obediah Leonard Sr
1750–1820
Sarah Williams
1760–1820
Marriage: before 1780
George Leonard
1781–1850
Obediah Leonard Jr
1784–1852
James Leonard
1785–
Sally Leonard
1788–
Joshua Leonard
1789–1837
James Leonard
1793–
Olive Leonard
1793–
Leonard
1794–
Benjamin R Leonard
1801–

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1780North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 16

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776

    Age 16

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1791

    Age 31

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    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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