Isaac Henry Williams

Brief Life History of Isaac Henry

Isaac Henry Williams was born in May 1843, in England, United Kingdom. He married Martha Jane Burt on 20 December 1873, in Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fairmont, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years and Exeter-Fairmont Consolidated Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Henry Williams
1843–
Martha Jane Burt
1853–
Marriage: 20 December 1873
Henry James Williams
1857–1900
Lyle Taylor Williams
1875–1917
Cora Belle Williams
1876–1896
Elizabeth Williams
1876–
Isaac Newton Williams
1879–1954
Blanch B Williams
1882–
William Leroy Williams
1889–1950

Sources (15)

  • Isaac H Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isaac H. Williams, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Isaac Henry Williams in entry for William Leroy Williams and Ann Walker Trousdale, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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