Mildred Ann Williams

4 October 1815–5 September 1890 (Age 74)
Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mildred Ann

When Mildred Ann Williams was born on 4 October 1815, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Raleigh Williams, was 45 and her mother, Lydia Whitehurst, was 41. She married David Calvin Bledsoe on 28 January 1836, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Peaks Mill, Franklin, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 5 September 1890, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Baldwin, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Calvin Bledsoe
Mildred Ann Williams
Marriage: 28 January 1836
Margaret E Bledsoe
Louvica Bledsoe
Mary or Doll E Bledsoe
William Lewis Bledsoe
Sarah A Bledsoe
Mildred Ann Bledsoe
Willis Williams Bledsoe
Delania Jane Bledsoe
John Calvin Bledsoe

Spouse and Children

28 January 1836
Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States


    Margaret E Bledsoe


    Louvica Bledsoe


    Mary or Doll E Bledsoe


    William Lewis Bledsoe


    Sarah A Bledsoe


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Raleigh Williams


    Lydia Whitehurst




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 3

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Bledsoe in household of David C Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mildred Bledson in household of David C Bledson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mildred Bledsoe in household of David C Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1850"

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