James Alexander Williams

1790–26 August 1882 (Age 92)
Kingston, Jamaica

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Williams was born in 1790, in Kingston, Jamaica, his father, John Williams, was 30 and his mother, Catherine, was 30. He married Martha Scarlett on 28 June 1819, in Chertsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Twickenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. In 1881, at the age of 91, his occupation is listed as gardener in Richmond, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He died on 26 August 1882, in Leyton, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Williams
1790–1882
Martha Scarlett
1800–1847
Marriage: 28 June 1819
John Henry Williams
1820–
George Williams
1822–
Charles Williams
1826–
James Williams
1830–
Thomas Williams
1832–
Susannah Williams
1835–
Frances Williams
1836–
William Williams
1838–
Frederick Williams
1840–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1819
Chertsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    John Henry Williams

    Male1820–Male

    George Williams

    Male1822–Male

    Male1826–Male

    James Williams

    Male1830–Male

    Male1832–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1790–1882Male

    Catherine Williams

    Female1790–Female

    Ann Williams

    Female1798–Female

    John Williams

    Male1799–1865Male

    Elizabeth Williams

    Female1801–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 11

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808

Age 18

"The Abolition Bill was passed. This meant the trading in African slaves was declared to be ""utterly abolished, prohibited and declared to be unlawful""."
1815

Age 25

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Williams in household of William H Barnham, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Charles Williams in household of William H Barnham, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Williams in household of William H Barnham, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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