William Williams

10 April 1795–20 July 1864 (Age 69)
Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of William

When William Williams was born on 10 April 1795, in Westford, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Hiel Williams, was 30 and his mother, Abigail Seeley, was 24. He married Adaline Hastings on 25 September 1828, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Damascus Township, Henry, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 20 July 1864, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Williams
1795–1864
Adaline Hastings
1805–1880
Marriage: 25 September 1828
Philena Williams
1826–1892
Rosella Williams
1831–1893
Diantha Williams
1832–1848
Samantha Williams
1836–1909
Wesley Sylvester Williams
1837–1925
Lewis Williams
1841–1855
Mary Williams
1844–1914
Emeline Williams
1844–1911
Susan Abigail Williams
1847–1933

Spouse and Children

    Male1795–1864Male

    Adaline Hastings

    Female1805–1880Female

MARRIAGE
25 September 1828
Licking, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    Philena Williams

    Female1826–1892Female

    Rosella Williams

    Female1831–1893Female

    Diantha Williams

    Female1832–1848Female

    Samantha Williams

    Female1836–1909Female

    Wesley Sylvester Williams

    Male1837–1925Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1803

Age 8

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • William Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Williams in entry for Susan Dodd, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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