George Williams

5 June 1837–26 October 1905 (Age 68)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Williams was born on 5 June 1837, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard George Williams, was 21 and his mother, Ann Hodgetts, was 23. He married Mary Ann Baldwin on 9 May 1858, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1905, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Williams
Mary Ann Baldwin
Marriage: 9 May 1858
Lavinia Elizabeth Williams
Annie Williams
Caroline Williams
Orrawell Williams
Martha Williams
George Henry Williams
Lucy Ann Williams
David Richard Williams
Mary Sophia Williams
John Baldwin Williams
Emma Jane Williams
Altinna Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1858Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    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

    GEORGE & MARY BALDWIN WILLIAMS 1838 - 1905 1840 - 1922

    (Written by their granddaughter, Mary Selman Scott.) George Williams was born June 5, 1838, in Birmingham, England. He was the son of Richard and Ann Hodgets Williams, who were both born in England …

    Sources (24)

    • Gerge Williams in entry for John Baldwin Williams, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George Williams in household of Elizabeth Lentler, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George Williams in entry for Lovinia Elizabeth Williams Selman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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