Hannah Maria Williams

1841–9 April 1889 (Age 48)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Williams was born in 1841, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Cornelius M Williams, was 29 and her mother, Phebe M Roff, was 35. She married William C. Babcock on 27 December 1864, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mendham Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and Dover, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1880. She died on 9 April 1889, in Randolph Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

William C. Babcock
1841–1920
Hannah Maria Williams
1841–1889
Marriage: 27 December 1864
Lillian Mae Babcock
1864–1949
Herbert Babcook
1872–
Clarence Dewit Babcock
1876–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1864Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1844
    Age 3
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861
    Age 20
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Sources (16)

    • Hannah M. Babcock in entry for Lillie M. Babcock, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
    • Hannah Williams in household of C M Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah M Williams, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

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