Abel Lewis Williams

30 December 1786–1881 (Age 94)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abel Lewis

When Abel Lewis Williams was born on 30 December 1786, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac Williams, was 44 and his mother, Rachel Pike, was 40. He married Alitha Keener on 16 March 1811, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died in 1881, at the age of 95, and was buried in Indianola, Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abel Lewis Williams
Alitha Keener
Marriage: 16 March 1811
Adam Clark Williams
John Williams
James Williams
Susannah Williams
Rachel Williams

Spouse and Children

16 March 1811
Knox, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 3

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Age 26

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • A L Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abel S Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abel Williams, "United States Census, 1870"

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