Alexander Williams

10 October 1802–5 October 1876 (Age 73)
Putnam, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Williams was born on 10 October 1802, in Putnam, Georgia, United States, his father, Stephen Williams, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Thompson, was 21. He married Isabella Gill on 30 September 1824, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1837 and Desert, Utah, United States in 1851. He died on 5 October 1876, in Alba, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Gresham Cemetery, Duval Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Williams
Isabella Gill
Marriage: 30 September 1824
Francis Marian Williams
Thomas Stephen WILLIAMS Sr
Cynthia Williams
Epsy Jane Williams
Clinton Williams
Nathaniel Green Williams
William Alma Williams
Archibald Williams
Nancy Williams
Alexander Williams Jr.
Seth Williams
Joseph Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1824Maury, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1807: Putnam, Georgia, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 23
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Elizabeth Lewis: Life Sketch

    Written by granddaughter Flora Bean Horne: Elizabeth Lewis Bean was a noble, progressive, intelligent type of woman. It was said of her that her spirituality and understanding were her dominant …

    Sources (46)

    • Alexr Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Alexander, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Alex Blank in entry for Francis M Williams, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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