Jacob Willaims

8 September 1723–20 February 1775 (Age 51)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Willaims was born on 8 September 1723, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ephraim Williams, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Russell, was 28. He married Ruth Stanley on 11 December 1746, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 20 February 1775, at the age of 51.

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Jacob Willaims
Ruth Stanley
Marriage: 11 December 1746
Elizabeth Williams
Ruth Williams

Spouse and Children

11 December 1746
Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


    Elizabeth Williams


    Ruth Williams


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

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)

  • Jacob in entry for Elizabeth Williams, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jacob in entry for Ruth Williams, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jacob Williams in entry for Ruth Stanley, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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