Elizabeth Williams

23 January 1823–30 July 1889 (Age 66)
Llanvapley, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Williams was born on 23 January 1823, in Llanvapley, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Williams, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Morgan, was 23. She married James Thomas Powell on 6 April 1851, in Blaina, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Condover, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 30 July 1889, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Powell
Elizabeth Williams
Marriage: 6 April 1851
Mary Ann Powell
Thomas James Powell
Anna Sarah Powell
William Powell
Joseph Hatfield
Sarah Jemima Powell
Ada Powell
James William Powell
Sarah Powell
Hannah Powell
Annie Maria Powell
James Thomas Powell
Thomas James Powell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1851Blaina, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 7
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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 (42)

    • Elizabeth Williams in household of John Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Steward in entry for John Barton and Anna Powell Brown, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Elizabeth Williams in entry for James Thomas Powell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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