Julia Ann Williams

24 February 1839–15 June 1911 (Age 72)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Williams was born on 24 February 1839, in Illinois, United States, her father, Andrew Bokman Williams, was 20 and her mother, Abigail Celecity Lewis, was 14. She married Alanson Norton on 16 September 1855, in Williams, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 15 June 1911, in McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Norton Cemetery, McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Norton
Julia Ann Williams
Marriage: 16 September 1855
Julia Lucina Williams Norton
Luella Abigail Norton
Delinda Amelia Norton
Alanson Norton
William Andrew Norton
Erminnie Velvetta Norton
Ida Eleanor Norton
Anna May Norton
Charles Ethan Norton
George A Norton
Clara Grace Norton
Lemuel Norton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1855Williams, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 9
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    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

    Alanson Norton's Life

    Alanson was born in New York. He and his family were Methodist. Around 1840 he heard about Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. Jan. 1843 Mormon missionaries came to their neighborhood. In Feb. Alanso …

    Sources (58)

    • Julia A Norten in household of Lancer Norten, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Julia Ann Williams, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
    • Julia Williams in entry for Louella Lish, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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