Jane Williams

1837–
Bond, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jane

Jane Williams was born in 1837, in Bond, Illinois, United States as the daughter of John Williams. She married Isaac Milton Smith in 1855, in Bond, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Isaac Milton Smith
1818–1862
Jane Williams
1837–
Marriage: 1855
Charlotte Leah Smith
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1855
Bond, Illinois, United States
children

(1)

    Charlotte Leah Smith

    Female1857–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Williams

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 2

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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)

  • Jane Williams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Jane Williams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Mary Jane Williams, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"

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