Williams, Cyrus, 1783 - 1863

Cyrus Williams (November 23, 1783-October 30, 1863)  was the son of Isaac and Phebe Williams of Stonington, Connecticut.  He became a prominent tavern keeper, merchant and cotton manufacturer in North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut.
In 1814, Williams with Silas and Henry Chesebrough built and operated the Williams Manufacturing Company and dam at the south end of Indiantown Pond. In this role as a mill owner, he was a promoter of temperance and Sabbatarianism.
Find A Grave, Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, CT).  Mark Voss-Hubbard, Beyond Party: Cultures of Antipartisanship in Northern Politics before the Civil War (Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), 21.
November 23, 1783
October 30, 1863