William Brinson Williams

1796–May 1876 (Age 80)
Bulloch, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Brinson

When William Brinson Williams was born in 1796, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, his father, Seth Williams, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Godfrey, was 23. He married Sarah Green on 12 April 1820, in Tattnall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in May 1876, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States, at the age of 80.

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William Brinson Williams
Sarah Green
Marriage: 12 April 1820
Lewis Williams
Elizabeth Williams
Susan Jane Williams
Henry Williams
Jefferson Godfrey Williams
Lancy Williams
Mitchell Williams
Louisa Williams
Robert Joshua Williams

Spouse and Children

12 April 1820
Tattnall, Georgia, United States


    Lewis Williams


    Elizabeth Williams


    Susan Jane Williams



    Lancy Williams


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 7

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

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)

  • Wm B Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm B Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Williams, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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