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Abiathar Williams

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Raynham, MA, United States
Death: January 6, 1856 (82)
MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt George Williams and Bathsheba Williams (King)
Husband of Anna Williams (Dean)
Father of Anna Breed; Maria Williams; Elizabeth Jane Dean; Bathsheba Dunbar; Harriet Dean Williams and 7 others
Brother of Francis Williams and <private> Williams

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About Abiathar Williams

Captain of a ship or sloop for over 50 years.


Zephaniah Walter Pease History of New Bedford

Abiathar Williams, son of George, Jr., and Bathsheba (King) Williams, was born in Raynham, January 8, 1773. He married Anna Dean, daughter of Joseph and Anna (Strobridge) Dean, and they had eleven children, as follows: Anna, born September i, 1806; Bathsheba, September 11, 1808; Harriet Dean, November 17, 1810; Frances Amelia, January 30, 1813; Abiathar K., March 11, 1815 ; Helen Melancy, July 6, 1817; George Bradford, of whom further. Abiathar Williams was known as Captain Williams. He ran a sloop from Taunton to New York from the time he was fifteen years of age until he was fifty-five. He made his sons, Abiathar R. and George B., his partners. A successful and influential citizen, he represented his town in the General Court, and held various local offices.

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Abiathar Williams's Timeline

January 8, 1773
Raynham, MA, United States
January 19, 1803
Age 30
November 1, 1804
Age 31
September 1, 1806
Age 33
September 11, 1808
Age 35
November 17, 1810
Age 37
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
January 30, 1813
Age 40
March 11, 1815
Age 42
July 6, 1817
Age 44