Balinda C Williams

Female24 January 1848–27 April 1881

Brief Life History of Balinda C

When Balinda C Williams was born on 24 January 1848, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac Williams, was 46 and her mother, Sabra Carter, was 42. She married Caleb C. Rushton about 1867, in Morgan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 27 April 1881, in Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 33.

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Caleb C. Rushton
Balinda C Williams
Marriage: about 1867
Charles Burton Rushton
infant Rushton
infant Rushton
Alvin Rustin

Sources (7)

  • Malinda Williams in household of Isaac Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belinda Williams in entry for Charles Burton Rushton and Pearl May Davidson, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
  • Belinda Williams in household of Isaac Williams, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1867Morgan, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 3

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

    Age 8

    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

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