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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Alexander Stephen Williams
1847–1928
Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton
1848–1902
Marriage: 21 December 1869
Maud V Williams
1871–1934
Claude Williams
1873–1930
Della Williams
1875–1940
Elmer Williams
1877–1947
Clyde Williams
1879–
Carl Williams
1882–1955

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1869
Morgan, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

  • Male1839–Male

  • Elizabeth Jane Williams

    Female1840–Female

  • Male1842–1924Male

  • Frances E. Williams

    Female1843–Female

  • Martha A. Williams

    Female1843–Female

+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.
1863

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.