Simon Williams

29 March 1816–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Simon

When Simon Williams was born on 29 March 1816, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Williams, was 27 and his mother, Sara Harris, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Williams
1788–1825
Sara Harris
1790–1840
Simon Williams
1816–
John H. Williams
1816–
Job Williams
1820–1899
Bedford H. Williams
1822–1917

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Williams

    Male1788–1825Male

    Female1790–1840Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 14

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

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

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

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