Israel Williams

25 May 1785–27 April 1840 (Age 54)
Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Williams was born on 25 May 1785, in Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Williams, was 50 and his mother, Dorothy Dolly Ashley, was 42. He married Rachel Eights on 23 May 1814, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States in 1814. He died on 27 April 1840, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Israel Williams
1785–1840
Rachel Eights
1787–1857
Marriage: 23 May 1814
Abraham Eights Williams
1820–
Abraham Williams

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1814
Albany, Albany, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Abraham Eights Williams

    Male1820–Male

    Abraham Williams

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Israel Williams, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Israel Williams, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Israel Williams, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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