Ebenezer Albert Williams

5 August 1830–18 February 1917 (Age 86)
Llantrisant, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ebenezer Albert

When Ebenezer Albert Williams was born on 5 August 1830, in Llantrisant, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Williams, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Edwards, was 33. He married Esther Ellen Bowering in 1853, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 18 February 1917, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Ebenezer Albert Williams
Ada Mazilla Evans
Marriage: 19 January 1856
Matilda Ada Williams
Elizabeth Hannah Williams
Ebenezer Henry Williams
Frances Ada Williams
Thomas Edwin Williams
Erminnie Williams
Orton Alvin Williams
Frederick Bernard Williams
Franklin Williams
Elsa Victoria Williams

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    19 January 1856Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 20
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 33
    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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    • Ebenezer Williams in entry for Frances Williams Kimball, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ebenezer Williams in household of Thomas Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ebenezar A. Williams in entry for Ormus Henry Tuttle and Mabel W. Mattson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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