Tennessee Williams

Ancestry of
Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire


    James Ayer

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Tennessee Williams
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 84 
    • Birth Date:
    • 27 Oct 1686 
    • Birth Location:
    • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 1 Sep 1771 
    • Death Location:
    • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Pentucket Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 May 1711 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for James Ayer

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Haverhill Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 16.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Haverhill Deaths, Vol. 2, p. 348.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Haverhill Births, Vol. 1, p. 18.
    • 5 Ames, Constance Le Neve Gilman, The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Genealogy of the Descendants of Edward Gilman of Hingham, England 1550-1950, Yakima, Washington: Shields Rainier Printing Company (1950), 70, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 6 Lash, David Chapman, A Transcript of Notes to 1958 Relating to the American Ancestry of David Chapman Lash and His Wife Emma Shrives Lash, Beverly, Massachusetts: typed manuscript (1959), 64, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 9 White, Daniel Appleton, The Descendants of William White, of Haverhill, Mass.: Genealogical Notices by . . ., Boston, Massachusetts: American Printing and Engraving Company (1889), 11-12, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).