Anna Williams

28 April 1754–8 December 1786 (Age 32)
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Williams was born on 28 April 1754, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ebenezer Williams, was 40 and her mother, Priscilla Presson, was 38. She married Joseph Burns on 27 July 1777, in Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 8 December 1786, at the age of 32, and was buried in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Burns
1750–
Anna Williams
1754–1786
Marriage: 27 July 1777

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Burns

    Male1750–Male

    Female1754–1786Female

MARRIAGE
27 July 1777
Essex, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 22

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 27

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Anna Williams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Anna Williams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Anne Williams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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