Alexander Stephen Williams

1847–1928 (Age 81)
Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Alexander Stephen

When Alexander Stephen Williams was born on 7 January 1847, in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States, his father, John Graham Williams, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Ann Baker, was 42. He married Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton on 21 December 1869, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hall, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Alabama, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1927. He died on 25 October 1928, in Higginsville, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Stephen Williams
Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton
Marriage: 21 December 1869
Maud V Williams
Claude Williams
Della Williams
Elmer Williams
Clyde Williams
Carl Williams

Spouse & Children

21 December 1869
Morgan, Alabama, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1839–Male

  • Elizabeth Jane Williams


  • Male1842–1924Male

  • Frances E. Williams


  • Martha A. Williams


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 2

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • A S Williams in household of John G Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alex S Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Williams in household of Alexande Williams, "United States Census, 1850"

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