Presley Williams

16 March 1816–28 December 1883 (Age 67)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Presley

When Presley Williams was born on 16 March 1816, in Indiana, United States, his father, Archibald Williams, was 38 and his mother, Mary Polly Ross, was 37. He lived in Washington Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 28 December 1883, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States.

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Archibald Williams
Mary Polly Ross
John Williams
James Williams
Debby Williams
William Williams
John Davidson Williams
Matilda Williams
Joseph Ross Williams
Adah Williams
Presley Williams

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 9

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

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)

  • Presley Williams in household of John Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Presley Williams in household of Fayette Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Presly Williams, "United States Census, 1860"

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