Almon McCumber Williams

11 January 1807–13 December 1874 (Age 67)
Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Almon McCumber

When Almon McCumber Williams was born on 11 January 1807, in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Williams, was 26 and his mother, Mary McCumber, was 21. He married Zilpha Baker Cilley on 15 January 1833, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 13 December 1874, in Plattville Township, Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Almon McCumber Williams
Zilpha Baker Cilley
Marriage: 15 January 1833
Jane Marion Williams
Emmetta Louisa Williams
Josephine Williams
Almond Ludovic Williams
Mary Josephine Williams
Charlotte Maria Williams
Elijah Williams
Wilton Augustus Williams
Ella Genevieve Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1833Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Almon C. Williams Story

    Almon (Almond) McCumber Williams was born on January 11, 1807 in Henderson, Jefferson, New York to Elijah and Mary McCumber Williams. Almon married Zilpha Baker Cilley on January 15, 1833 in Erie, Pe …

    Sources (13)

    • Almand M Williams in entry for Ella Genevieve Yeend, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Almon Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Almond Williams in entry for Wilton Augustus Williams, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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