George Washington Williams

17 December 1834–27 January 1918 (Age 83)
Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Williams was born on 17 December 1834, in Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard Williams, was 30 and his mother, Polly Yelton, was 27. He married Mary Ann Rozella Jones on 18 August 1877, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and World in 1914. He died on 27 January 1918, in Central Valley, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Annabella Cemetery, Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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George Washington Williams
Mary Ann Rozella Jones
Marriage: 18 August 1877
George Franklin Williams
Jasper Washington Williams
Polly Jane Williams
Harriet Rosella Williams
James Henry Williams
Eliza Nilda May Williams
Lula Laura Williams
Heber Williams
Lyman Leland Williams

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    18 August 1877Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Fremont, Iowa, United States
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 23
    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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    George Washington Williams Find A Grave

    Birth: Dec. 10, 1834 Paris Bourbon County Kentucky, USA Death: Jan. 27, 1918 Central Valley Sevier County Utah, USA George Washington Williams passed away in Central, Sevier,Utah,on January 27, 1918, …

    Sources (47)

    • George Washington Williams, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • George Washington Williams, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Geo W Williams in entry for Frank Williams, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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