Henry Williams Jr

5 February 1805–13 November 1889 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Williams Jr was born on 5 February 1805, in Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Williams Sr, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Albert, was 32. He married Elizabeth Pettigrew on 11 May 1833, in Clark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New Carlisle, Bethel Township, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Bethel, Clark, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 November 1889, in Bethel Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Carlisle Cemetery, New Carlisle, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Williams Jr
Elizabeth Pettigrew
Marriage: 11 May 1833
Elihu Stephen Williams
Isaac Walter Williams
Elizabeth Williams
Julius Ceasar Williams
Henry H Williams

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Pettigrew


11 May 1833
Clark, Ohio, United States



    Julius Ceasar Williams


    Henry H Williams


    Isaac Walter Williams


    Elizabeth Williams


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

The Williams Family from 1805 as written by Ted Williams in 1963

Henry Williams, Sr.; John J.A. Williams (Henry Sr.’s son); Charles E. Williams (John J. A.’s son); and Ted Williams (Charles E.’s son). Four generations and 158 years on the same land - 1805 to 1963. …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Williams, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Henry Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Williams, "United States Census, 1880"

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