Frances Williams

about 1776–February 1840 (Age 64)
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Frances

When Frances Williams was born about 1776, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Williams, was 40 and her mother, Frances Bustin, was 40. She married John Hodges Drake on 5 May 1794, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died in February 1840, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Nash, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hodges Drake
1767–1859
Frances Williams
1776–1840
Marriage: 5 May 1794
Rachel Grace Drake
1794–1881
James Hodges Drake
1803–
Martha Joanna Williams Drake
1795–1871
Nicholas John Drake
1798–1831
John Hodges Drake. Jr.
1801–1872
Frances Maria Drake
1803–1861
Elizabeth Hodges Drake
1805–1808
Caroline Henrietta Drake
1808–1844
Martha Louisa Anna Drake
1811–1898
Shadrach John Calvin Drake
1814–1898
John George Franklin Drake
1816–1886
John Williams Wallace Drake
1819–1866

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1794Halifax, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 0
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 0
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 18
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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 (1)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Frances "Fanny" Williams -

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