Joshua Williams

23 March 1838–21 November 1900 (Age 62)
Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joshua

When Joshua Williams was born on 23 March 1838, in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Williams, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Williams, was 22. He married Annie Coy on 2 August 1857, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 November 1900, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Williams
Annie Coy
Marriage: 2 August 1857
Elizabeth Williams
Jessie Williams
Edwin Williams
James Williams
Milford Williams
Horace Williams
Annie Coy Williams
Emily Williams
Laura Williams
Joshua Williams
Leslie Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1857Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    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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    Story Highlight

    Letter to Millennial Star

    The following was copied from the Journal History of the Church found in the Church Historians Library. (Reference: 1969: Dec 2 p. 3 Journal History) Elder Joshua Williams wrote the following :( Mill …

    Sources (45)

    • Joshua Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Joshua Williams in entry for Roland Williams, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Joshua Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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