Ephraim Henry Williams

2 May 1842–21 May 1919 (Age 77)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim Henry

When Ephraim Henry Williams was born on 2 May 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin Williams, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Rock, was 30. He married Almira North on 31 December 1862, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 May 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ephraim Henry Williams
Jane Elizabeth Finch
Marriage: 3 May 1879
Claudius Williams
Rufus Milton Williams
Ellen Olive Williams
Alice Williams
Alberta Melvina Williams
Don Edwin Williams
Josephine Josephia Williams
Ashton Ephraim Williams
Saloma Elena Williams
Mary Viola Williams

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  • Marriage
    3 May 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    History of Ephraim Henry Williams

    HISTORY OF EPHRAIM HENRY WILLIAMS (TAKEN FROM THE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF UTAH AND FROM FAMILY RECORDS) Ephraim H. Williams, was one of the successful farmers and businessmen of Salt Lake County, …

    Sources (200)

    • Ephriam H. Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ephriam H. Williams in entry for Ashton E. Williams and Bessie Olea Rice, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Ephriam Henry Williams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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