Dinah Mary Williams

19 July 1841–28 January 1886 (Age 44)
Llanasa, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Dinah Mary

When Dinah Mary Williams was born on 19 July 1841, in Llanasa, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Williams, was 43 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 24. She married David James Ross on 17 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1854 and lived in Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 28 January 1886, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barnard White
Dinah Mary Williams
Marriage: 7 March 1870
Annie White

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  • Marriage
    7 March 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 9
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (17)

    • Dinah W Ross in household of D J Ross, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Dianah Williams in household of Elias Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Dinah Mary Williams - birth-name: Dinah Mary Williams

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