Margaret Williams

11 December 1857–24 January 1928 (Age 70)
Dowlais, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

Margaret Williams was born on 11 December 1857, in Dowlais, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. She married John Evan Jones on 1 January 1877, in Adamsville, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Milford, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900 and Lehi Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 24 January 1928, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Evan Jones
Margaret Williams
Marriage: 1 January 1877
John Thomas Jones
Eliza Jane Jones
Mary Jones
Catherine Jones
Margaret Edith Jones
Evan John Jones
William Jones
David Jones
Lenore Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1877Adamsville, Beaver, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 10
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 19
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    (Note from the transcriber: It is apparent that someone besides Lucressia wrote part of this history, seeing as the last paragraph says things like, “I died on such-and-such date and was buried at suc …

    Sources (41)

    • Margaret Williams in household of Thomas Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Margaret Williams in entry for Hildebrand Davis and Margaret Edith Davis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Margaret Walters in entry for Evan John Jones, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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