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Richard Williams

Richard Williams

Male 1692 - 1797

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  • Name  Richard Williams 
    Born  14 Sep 1692  Marion, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1797  Cameron Parish, Loudoun, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I12515  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Dec 2013 

    Father  Robert Williams,   b. 1647, Bodelwyn, LLanfechell, Angelsey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734, Goshen Mm, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Gwendolyn Cadwallader,   b. 1668, Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734 
    Married  19 Apr 1691  Haverford MM, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3223  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Eaton,   b. 1697, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, Loudoun, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jul 1717  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Williams,   b. 1718, Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Williams, Sr.,   b. 1719, Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1773, Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  6 Mar 2004 
    Family ID  F3222  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1717 - Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Richard Williams Marriage.jpg
    Richard Williams Marriage.jpg
    Richard Williams Marriage Certificate

    Documents
    Richard Williams Marriage 2.jpg
    Richard Williams Marriage 2.jpg
    Richard Williams Marriage Document

  • Notes 
    • 1705 Marriage certificate in Quaker meeting papers on file at Swathmore College. Family info came from Books of Williams and the Williams family reunion of every year in Marion, Kansas. Marriage certificate in Quaker meeting papers on file at Swathmore College. Will: March 20, 1795, Loudon Co,VA
    • (Research):M A R R I A G E R E C O R D O F RICHARD WILLIAMS and MARGARET EATON
      Gwynedd, Philadelphia County, Penns. July 10, 1717
      " W H E R E A S Richard Williams of Gwyneds in ye County "of Phila & Province of Pensilvania Bachelor and Margaret "Eaton of ye Township County & Province affors. Widow Haveing "Declared Their Intention of Marriage to Each Other before "ye Present Monthly Meeting of ye People Called Quakers held at "Gwyned According to ye Good Order Used among Them Whose Proceedings "Therein after ye Deliberate Consideration Thereof and haveing "Consent of Parties and Relations Concerned now by ye Said meeting "Left to their Liberty to Accomplish Their Said Intentions This "Tenth Day of the Seventh Month In ye Year of our Lord "One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventeen They The "Said Richd William and Margaret Eaton Appeared in "A Publick meeting of the Said People at Gwynedd Affors- "And Ye Said Rich Wil1iams Takeing the Said Margaret "Eatton by the Hand and in A Solemn Manner Openly "Declare yt He Took her to be his Wife promising Through "God's Acceptance To be Unto her a Faithfull and Loveing Husband "Till Death Should Seperate Them And then and There in ye "Said Assembly the Sd Margarett Eatton did Likewise Declare "She Took ye Said Richd Williams to be her husband in Like "Manner Promising to be Unto him a Faithfull and Loveing "Wife Till Death Should Seperate Them And Moreover ye "Said Richd Williams and Margarett She According to ye "Custom of Marriage Assuming ye Name of Her Husband "As a Farther Confirmation Thereof Did Then & There to "These Presents Set Their Hands and We Whose Hands are "hereunder Written Among Others Present at ye "Solemnization of ye Said Marriage & Subscription in "manner attestd As Witnesseth Thereunto have allso to These "now Set Our Hands ye Day and Year Above Written

      RICHD W WILLIAMS
      MAGARET M WILLIAMS
      Jno Pugh (illeg) Williams
      Robt Evan Eliz Williams
      Thos Evan Cath Williams
      Owen Evan Ellin Robert
      Ewd Evan Jane Nailor
      Jno Humphrey Mary Loyd
      Jno Williams Edwd Woe Jane Evan
      Edwd Morgan Jno Wms Gwinett Humphrey
      Wm Morgan Edwd Robert
      Jno Morgan Evan Pugh
      Dann Morgan Thos Foulke
      Morgan Morgan Thos Lvan
      Jno Robert Hugh Jones
      Hugh Evan
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  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Gwynedd Monthly Meeting, Vol V, William Wade Hinshaw, (Selby Publishing Company, 1990), Page 194 (Reliability: 3).