Amey Williams

1710–about 1780 (Age 70)
Amelia, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Amey

Amey Williams was born in 1710, in Amelia, Virginia, British Colonial America. She married Thomas Jackson in 1738, in Amelia, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died about 1780, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 70.

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Thomas Jackson
Amey Williams
Marriage: 1738
Thomas Jackson
Mildred Jackson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1738Amelia, Virginia, British Colonial America
  • Children


    World Events (3)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 48
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 65
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 70
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    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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