William Williams - (1731 - 1811)

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William Williams Biography


The family of William Williams is said to have been originally from Wales. A branch of it came to America in the year 1630, and settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts. His grandfather, who bore the same name, was the minister of Hatfield, Massachusetts; and his father, Solomon Williams, D.D. was the minister of a parish in Lebanon, where he was settled fifty-four years. Solomon Williams, the father, married a daughter of Colonel Porter, of Hadley, by whom he had five sons and three daughters. The sons were all liberally educated. Of these, Eliphalet was settled, as a minister of the gospel, in East-Hartford, where be continued to officiate for about half a century. Ezekiel was sheriff of the county of Hartford for more than thirty years; he died a few years since at Wethersfield, leaving behind him a character distinguished for energy and enterprise, liberality and benevolence.

William Williams, the subject of this memoir, was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, on the eighth of April,
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William Williams Genealogy

Parents:
Solomon Williams (1700 - 1776)
Mary Porter Williams (1703 - 1787)

Spouse:
Mary Trumbull Williams (1746 - 1831)

Children:
Solomon Williams (1775 - 1810)
Faith Williams McClellan (1775 - 1838)
William T Williams (1779 - 1839)

Siblings:
Moses Williams (____ - 1749)
Solomon Williams (1725 - 1743)
Thomas Williams (1735 - 1819)

Events in the life of William Williams

DateEvent

1731 04/18   Birth of William Williams
1811 08/02   Death of William Williams
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