George Abraham Williams

4 November 1838–23 December 1907 (Age 69)
Weston, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Abraham

When George Abraham Williams was born on 4 November 1838, in Weston Beggard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Williams, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Rock, was 26. He married Emily Marial Crosby on 30 April 1856, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 23 December 1907, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Abraham Williams
Emily Marial Crosby
Marriage: 30 April 1856
Eva Maria Williams
Emily Alice Williams
Mary Alberta Williams
Rhoda Ann Williams
Amorette Lucy Williams
George Benjamin Williams
Anneta Elizabeth Williams
David Royal Williams
Joseph Edward Williams
Cora Cloddine Williams
Cyrus Vaughn Williams
Lois Bertha Williams
Earl William Williams

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  • Marriage
    30 April 1856Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 13
    Per Find a Grave Memorials, the earliest burial in this cemetery was in 1851. Mary Susan Johnson BIRTH\t27 Nov 1850 Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA DEATH\t10 Mar 1851 (aged 3 months) Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA BURIAL\t Elysian Burial Gardens Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID\t65119048
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 19
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    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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    A Family of Faith

    George Abraham Williams “A Family of Faith” On a beautiful, calm day in January of 1842, three-year old George A. Williams stood on a boat dock in Liverpool England. He was with his father Benja …

    Sources (34)

    • Geo A Williams in household of Edward Pugh, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George Williams in entry for Cora Williams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • George Williams, "United States Census, 1880"

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