John Williams

1690–1736 (Age 46)
Dorchester, Charleston, South Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of John

John Williams was born in 1690, in Dorchester, Charleston, South Carolina, British Colonial America as the son of Ann Target. He married Sarah Henderson in December 1711, in New Kent, New Kent, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1736, in Charleston, South Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

John Williams
1690–1736
Mary Baker
1695–1737
Marriage: 16 June 1720
Elizabeth Williams
1720–1781
Charles Williams
1720–
James Williams Sr.
1730–1785
Mary Baker Williams
1721–1761
Mary Williams
1721–1762
Lucy Williams
1722–
Sarah Williams
1723–
John Williams
1724–1725
Nathaniel Williams
1727–
Sharrod Williams
1729–
Mary Williams
1729–1777
Samuel Williams
1733–1767
Benjamin Williams
1733–1797
Benjamin Williams
1733–1797

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1720
South Carolina, British Colonial America
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1721 · Incorporated as a Royal Colony

Age 31

On May 29, 1721, Sir Francis Nicholson is appointed as the Royal Governor of South Carolina by King George I.
1733 · Colonists Arrive in Charleston

Age 43

On January 13, 1733, James Oglethorpe and around 130 colonists arrive in Charleston. Even though they land here, they are to go down to Georgia and establish it as a colony.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Williams in entry for John Williams, "South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935"
  • John Williams in entry for Mary Williams, "South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935"
  • John Williams, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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