Sherburn H Williams

Male22 October 1794–25 November 1835

Brief Life History of Sherburn H

When Sherburn H Williams was born on 22 October 1794, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Russell Williams, was 24 and his mother, Polly Avery Morgan, was 20. He married Harriet Delano on 19 March 1821, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 25 November 1835, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Old Cemetery, Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherburn H Williams
1794–1835
Harriet Delano
1797–1871
Marriage: 19 March 1821
Mary Morgan Williams
1822–1826
Cornelia Williams
1824–1825
Frederick Delano Williams
1825–1910
Sherburn Henry Williams
1826–1883
Harriet Williams
1828–1841
Russell Mortimer Williams
1829–1892
Christopher Morgan Williams
1831–1864
Mary Williams
1835–

Sources (8)

  • Sherburne H. Williams, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Sherburn H. Williams, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sheburn Williams in entry for Fred D Williams Sr, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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  • Marriage
    19 March 1821Connecticut, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 8

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1808

    Age 14

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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