Frances Williams

about 1763–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Williams was born about 1763, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Williams, was 34 and her mother, Dianna Elizabeth Coleman, was 31.

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Isham Chastain
1758–
Frances Williams
1763–

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    John Williams, Jr.

    Male1752–Male

    Elizabeth Sarah Williams

    Female1753–1797Female

    William Williams

    Male1754–1813Male

    Female1758–1820Female

    Female1763–Female

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 13

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

Age 13

"""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."""""""
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

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

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

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