Elizabeth Williams

14 June 1836–12 February 1901 (Age 64)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Williams was born on 14 June 1836, in Tennessee, United States. She married John Wesley Jamison on 8 December 1853. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Denton, Texas, United States in 1870 and Blackwater Township, Cooper, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 12 February 1901, in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Fork Township, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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John Wesley Jamison
Elizabeth Williams
Marriage: 8 December 1853
Frances E Jamison
Alice Jamison
Mary Sophia Jamison
Melissa Elizabeth Jamison
Susan Elizabeth Jamison
Mina Mabel Jamison
Sarah Lulu Jamison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1853
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 26
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • Susan E Williams in entry for Mina Mabell McLeod, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Susan Jamison in household of John W Jamison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • S E Williams in entry for John H Mcleod and Mina M Ziegler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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