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Williams Relationship to Napoleon

 
In 1829, Baltimore, Maryland, Susan May Williams, a descendant of Robert and Elizabeth (Stalham) Williams, married Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte, a nephew of Napoleon through his father Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte. They had two sons, one of which was was Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851-1921), US Attorney General and Secretary of the Navy under Teddy Roosevelt.

Susan has some interesting genealogical connections, being a cousin to President Coolidge, Princess Diana, and a descendant of Ethelred II the Unready, King of England, d 1016.

Descendant chart of the Bonapartes

Descendant chart of the Williams, from Robert and Elizabeth (Stalham) Williams to Susan May Williams.

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Descendants of Carlo Buonoparte - The Napoleon Bonaparte Family
 
 
 1   Carlo Buonoparte 1746 - 1785
..  +Letizia Ramolino 1750 - 1836
........ 2   Joseph Bonaparte 1768 - 1844
               Napoleon made him king of Spain, 1808-1813, he migrated to America after Waterloo, in 1815. He returned
               to Europe 20 years later and died in Italy.

........ 2   Napoleon Bonaparte 1769 - 1821
              This is Napoleon, Emperor of France 1799-1814, exiled to Elba, returned 1814, defeated
               at Waterloo 1815, exiled to Helena 1815, died there 1821, aged only 52.

............  +Josephine de Beauharnais 1769 -
                  Napoleon divorced Josephine 1809

........  *2nd Wife of Napoleon Bonaparte:
............  +Marie Louise, House of Habsberg 1790 -
                 An Austrian Queen

.................. 3   Napoleon Bonaparte II 1811 - 1832
                        Napoleon II only lived to age 21, never ruled.

........ 2   Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland 1771 -
............  +Queen Hortense 1771 -
                  Napoleon arranged for his brother, Louis, to marry the daughter of Napoleon's second wife.

.................. 3   Napoleon Bonaparte III 1808 - 1870
                        Nephew of Napoleon. Elected to presidency, carried out a coup d'etat, c1852, and made himself emperor.
                                Ruled France 1852-1870, defeated in Franco-Prussian War 1870

........ 2   Carolina Bonaparte 1782 - 1839
............  +Joachim Murat 1767 - 1815
.................. 3   Achille Murat, Prince 1800 -
......................  +Caroline Willis 1800 -
                          Caroline Willis is a Washington descendant, cousin of George Washington.

........ 2   Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia 1784 - 1860
               Jerome was forced to America when in French navy approx 1803, fell in love at age 19 with
                    Baltimore heiress Elizabeth Patterson. Her family was among the wealthiest families of
                    Maryland. Napoleon made him King of Westphalia 1807-1813.

............  +Elizabeth Patterson 1785 - 1879
                Napoleon was enraged by the marriage and told Jerome to return to France without his
                     wife. Jerome returned, but tried to bring Elizabeth into France. Refused entry, she went
                     England and had her son there. Jerome then divorced her at Napoleon's urging, and
                     she returned to America with her son.

.................. 3  Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte 1805 - 1870
......................  +Susan May Williams 1810 - 1881
                                    Descendant of Robert and Elizabeth (Stalham) Williams
                                    Susan is a descendant of Ethelred II the Unready, King of England, d 1016 (RD500:435-6).
                                    Susan is a cousin of Princess Diana through her Thompson ancestry and to President Coolidge through
                                    her Capen ancestry.

............................ 4   Jerome Bonaparte 1830 - 1893
................................  +Caroline Appleton 1836 -
                                     Caroline is a grandaughter of Daniel Webster
                                                 Her sister married son of Confederate General Lewis Addison Armistead
                                                 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow married Caroline's mother's first cousin.
                                                 Her second cousin married President Franklin Pierce.
                                                The Appletons have royal lines.

...................................... 5   Louisa Eugene Bonaparte 1873 -
..........................................  +Count Adam Gottlob Charles von Moltke-Huitfeld 1874 -
...................................... 5   Jerome Charles Bonaparte 1878 - 1945
..........................................  +Blanche Pierce 1873 -
............................ 4   Charles Joseph Bonaparte 1851 - 1921
                                                Charles Joseph was Secretary of the Navy and also Secretary of the Treasury for Teddy Roosevelt

................................  +Ellen Channing Day 1851 -
........  *2nd Wife of Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia:
............  +Frederica Catherine 1784 -
                        Married c 1805, in France
 



Robert and Elizabeth (Stalham) Williams to Susan May (Williams) Bonaparte
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