Mary Ann Williams

14 July 1814–31 July 1871 (Age 57)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Williams was born on 14 July 1814, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Solomon Williams, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Pool, was 34. She married Atwood Spencer about 1829, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 31 July 1871, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Atwood Spencer
Mary Ann Williams
Marriage: about 1829
Louisa J Spencer
Louisa Josephine Spencer
Atwood Williams Spencer
Samuel Thompson Spencer
Mary Jane Spencer
Frances Ann Spencer
Albert Brainerd Spencer
Elmira Germain Spencer

Spouse and Children

about 1829
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 15

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ann Brooks in household of Hiram Brooks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Ann Spencer in household of Atwood Spencer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Spencer, "United States Census, 1860"

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