Louisa Amelia Williams

20 February 1838–7 October 1868 (Age 30)
Ruardean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louisa Amelia

When Louisa Amelia Williams was born on 20 February 1838, in Ruardean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Williams, was 24 and her mother, Amelia Jones, was 32. She married James Charles on 20 May 1861, in Newnham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dean Forest St Paul, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 7 October 1868, in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Union Fort Cemetery, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Charles
Louisa Amelia Williams
Marriage: 20 May 1861
Amelia Charles
James Charles Jr
George Charles
William Charles
Mary Louise Charles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1861Newnham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 8
    Earliest Grave: Pvt Samuel Boley BIRTH\t25 Dec 1824 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA DEATH\t23 Jul 1846 (aged 21) Bartlett, Fremont County, Iowa, USA BURIAL\tUnion Cemetery Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA PLOT\tMemorial Marker MEMORIAL ID\t25852257
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 16
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    Sources (14)

    • Luesa Williams in household of Josn Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Louise A. Williams in entry for Amelia Charles Terry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Louisa Williams in household of Lydia Harding, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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