William Williams

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William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


    Solomon Williams

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    • 2nd Generation — Father of William Williams
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    • Birth Date:
    • 4 Jun 1700 
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    • Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
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    • 28 Feb 1776 
    • Death Location:
    • Lebanon, New London, Connecticut 
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  • Sources for Solomon Williams

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, pp. 318, 333.
    • 2 Dwight, Nathaniel, The Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, New York: A. S. Barnes and Co. (1852), 90, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 3 Hurd, Duane Hamilton, History of New London County, Connecticut, with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis and Company (1882), 487, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 Jacobus, Donald Lines and Edgar Francis Waterman, Hale, House and Related Families: Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1978, reprinted from 1952), 742-743, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 6 Williams, Edward H., Jr., Robert Williams of Roxbury, Mass. and His Descendants, Newport, Rhode Island: Reprinted from The Magazine of New England History (1891), 21, gives Solomon's birth date as 04 JAN 1701, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 7 Williams, Stephen West, The Genealogy and History of the Family of Williams in America, More Particularly of the Descendants of . . ., Greenfield: Printed by Merriam and Mirick (1847), 160, 162-165, Google Books (Digital Library).