John Williams

John Williams

Male 1753 - 1841  (88 years)    Has 7 ancestors and 19 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name John Williams 
    Born 1753 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1841 
    Person ID I736625  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2018 

    Father Michael Williams,   b. 1730,   d. 1775  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Susanna Harris 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Family ID F321057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Harvey,   b. 12 Jan 1757,   d. Sep 1826  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1776 
    Children 
     1. Susan Williams,   b. 30 Dec 1776,   d. Jan 1829  (Age 52 years)
     2. John Williams,   b. 12 Apr 1778,   d. 11 Aug 1849  (Age 71 years)
     3. Ann Williams,   b. 11 Nov 1779,   d. Abt 1852  (Age 72 years)
     4. Catherine Williams,   b. 10 Jul 1781,   d. 16 Dec 1828  (Age 47 years)
     5. Michael Williams,   b. 5 Jun 1786,   d. 15 Jun 1858  (Age 72 years)
     6. Edward Williams,   b. 5 Aug 1787,   d. 1822  (Age 34 years)
     7. Elizabeth Williams,   b. 24 Feb 1788
     8. Mary Williams,   b. 9 Nov 1789,   d. 1829  (Age 39 years)
    +9. John Tucker Williams,   b. 1789, Penryn, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1854  (Age 65 years)
    +10. William Williams,   b. 3 Aug 1791,   d. 24 Mar 1870  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F321056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • of Scorrier House
    • controlled the Gwennap copperbelt and copper smelting works in Swansea.
      Also owned tin-smelting works, sulphur mines and quarries.
      He was a Director of The Cornish Bank.
      With the Fox family of Falmouth, built the Plymouth breakwater and developed the harbour at Portreath and linked it by the Portreath tramway to his mine at Poldice.
      Purchased land at Scorrier and built Scorrier House there.
      Received a dream warning of the assassination of the Prime Minister in 1812, "correct in every detail"


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