Ann Williams

9 May 1848–24 November 1926 (Age 78)
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Williams was born on 9 May 1848, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Williams, was 35 and her mother, Anne Jones, was 35. She married Robert Williams on 27 December 1870, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 24 November 1926, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Williams
Ann Williams
Marriage: 27 December 1870
Jane Williams
Sarah Ann Williams
Richard Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1870Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 2
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    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: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Ann Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Ann Williams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ann Williams in entry for Jane Williams Rouse, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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