James WILLIAMS

from 1861 to 1863–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James

When James WILLIAMS was born from 1861 to 1863, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Philip Williams, was 34 and his mother, Mary Betty Reed, was 30. He lived in Civil District 5, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Philip Williams
1829–1913
Mary Betty Reed
1833–1912
James WILLIAMS
1861–
Joseph A. Williams
1862–1919
John Williams
1864–1928
Alfred Williams
1866–1926
Mav Williams
1869–
Bell Williams
1871–

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 1

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • James Williams in household of Phil Williams, "United States Census, 1880"

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