Ann Williams

27 March 1801–1884 (Age 82)
Jeffreyston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Williams was born on 27 March 1801, in Jeffreyston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, her father, John Williams, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Heighward, was 22. She married John Rogers on 13 December 1838, in Amroth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Amroth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died in 1884, in Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rogers
1788–1850
Ann Williams
1801–1884
Marriage: 13 December 1838
Mary Rogers
1840–1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1838Amroth, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 2
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1823
    Age 22
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Story Highlight

    Snow, Ann (Rogers) - Biography

    http://welshmormon.byu.edu/Resource_Info.aspx?id=1214 My Grandmother, Ann Rogers, was born December 30, 1835 at East Lake Farm, Amroth Pembrokeshire, South Wales. She was the daughter of John Rogers …

    Sources (21)

    • Ann Williams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Ann Rogers in household of John Rogers, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ann Williams, "Wales, Marriage Bonds, 1650-1900"

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