Isaac Williams

Brief Life History of Isaac

When Isaac Williams was born on 13 September 1855, in Pokagon, Pokagon Township, Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, Andrew R Williams, was 28 and his mother, Jane Easton, was 23. He married Aura Belle Clyborn on 9 March 1882, in Berrien Center, Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pokagon Township, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 9 June 1922, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, United States.

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Isaac Williams
Aura Belle Clyborn
Marriage: 9 March 1882
Fred C Williams

Sources (14)

  • Isaac E Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaac Williams, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Isaac Williams, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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