Williams Lineages Underway

  This section is for people to post the various Williams lineages they are working on. This is an effort to publicize that brick wall you may or may not be hitting in hopes of finding others who either have information or are at the same wall. This section is now in a database and to make surfing the entries easier, I have set it up to display 15 lineages at a time. Simply use the next and previous buttons to navigate around!

   And, as another improvement to the site, you can now add your own lineage to the list without having to email me directly! Simply visit the lineage submission form and follow the instructions! It's as easy as that!

Submitted On: 8 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Tom Quade - tquade5969@aol.com
My Williams line (all from St. Mary's Co., Md.) goes back to James Williams b. ca. 1795-1800 who married in 1817 Elizabeth Spalding. James was my g-g-g-grandfather. I believe his father was a Charles Williams - but am not sure. I would love to get any more info about James' parentage/siblings/how he got to St. Mary's Co./etc. Any info/leads/help anyone can give would be most appreciated.

Submitted On: 9 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Carolyn T. Kieser - ckieser@earthlink.net
I am researching my Williams ancestors in hopes of finding a connection to Roger Williams who founded RI. The family legend has us as his descendants. So far I have not been able to make that connection.

I have a sampler made by my great grandmother that is dated 1851. She was born in 1839 and the sampler gives her age as 13 years. I am making the assumption that that is the date she completed it. The sampler lists her immediate family with birth dates, some marriage dates and two death dates. It is possible to see that the marriage dates were added later as the thread is darker black.

Charles Williams, b. 4 Jul, 1804; m. Hannah Lewis, (b. 20 Jun, 1805 both in Dighton, Bristol Co, MA) 15 Jun, 1826; d. 8 Nov, 1877. Hannah d. 4 Jun,1892
Charles A. Williams, b. 8 Oct, 1828, m. ? 29 Dec,1858
Benjamin F. Williams, b. 22 Sep, 1831; d. 16 Dec, 1854
Hannah E. Williams, b. 29 May, 1835, d. Sep 27,1837
Virgil C. Williams, b. 30 Dec, 1837; m. ? 9 Jun, 1859; d. 7 Apr,1863
Hannah Victoria Williams, (my ggrandmother) b.30 Jul, 1839; m. Ransom(e) Bruce Aylsworth 3 Apr, 1860; second m. Abram or Abraham Taylor, date unknown.( A. Taylor is my ggrandfather)
Alanson Williams b.19 Feb, 1843; m. ?, 11 Aug, 1859
Archelus A. Williams, b. 19 Feb, 1843

These last two are twins. The whole family appears in the 1850 Census for Providence, RI. So far, I haven't determined when they moved to RI, but both Charles and Hannah died in RI and I have their death certificates, which also gives me their parents names. The parents of both are listed on the CD for Dighton - Simeon Williams m. Bathsheba Hathaway, and Benjamin Lewis m. Hannah Rounds. I'm still searching for Simeon and Bathsheba's records. Other than what is listed above, I have no information on any of the children except Hannah Victoria. And I would love to be able to get further back beyond Simeon.

Submitted On: 9 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: James Mathis - ret_jom@shsu.edu
James W, Williams born about 1824 probably in Augusta, GA (Stated on a son's death certificate), parents unknown. He married Elizabeth R. Baker, daughter of W. Milton Baker and Mary Lucinda Sheppard. The marriage was dated 1 Dec 1869. James W. Williams died 30 Dec 1803 in Jackson Parish, LA and is buried in Head Cemetery there. Elizabeth R. Baker was born 11 Apr 1850 in Wetumpka, Elmore, AL.She died 7 Aug 1908 in Jackson Parish, LA and is buried in Head cemetery in that parish.

Their children were:
1. George Lavell Williams b 11 Jan 1871, d 18 Apr 1917
2. Richard Henry Williams b 1873 and d 1937
3. Ada L. Williams b Jun 1876 and d betw 1900-1904
4. Madison Williams b 15 Jun 1878 and d 24 Feb 1900
5. Peter James Williams b 3 Sep 1880 and d 22 Jul 1937
6. Johana Frances Williams b 29 Jan 1882 and d 31 May 1937
7. Stafford F. Williams b Nov 1886 and d 15 Apr 1954
8. Martha Ann Williams b 22 Jul 1888 and d 23 Dec 1935

Child #5 was my grandfather. He died of a rattlesnake bite while estimating timber in the woods near Natchez, MS.

Submitted On: 12 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Lynda Cook - mousecook@earthlink.net
I'm searching for information on David Williams, born abt 1786 in Wilson Co., TN (now DeKalb Co.). He married Elizabeth Van Hooser on 23 June 1812. I have found him in the various census records from 1820
thru 1850, but can find no data to tie him to parents. He probably died in early 1850, as his wife was shown living with her son William in that year's DeKalb Co. census.

The had the following children: Jesse b. 3/29/1813, John, b. 1814, Nancy Roselea, b. c1818, William Carroll, b. 12/23/1827, Mary Margaret, b. 11/9/1832, and Charles W., b. c1834. The children were all born in Wilson Co. or Smith Co., TN and most of them moved to Mo. in about 1850. Jesse moved to Arkansas in 1858.

Would appreciate any clues to finding his family. Contact me and put Williams family in subject line.

Submitted On: 12 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Margrie Morrow - dmorrow@molalla.net
John WILLIAMS born ca 1835/55 md to a Mary BURNS/BYRNES also b late 1800's.

Their daughter, Rebecca, was b 1809, md to Isaac BENDER in 1828 presumedly in Greenbrier Co., WV. She d in 1887 and is bd in the Vance Cemetary.
Isaac and Rebecca were parents of John B sp Catherine Cogar; *Mary b 1830 md William Cogar, Jr; Thomas 1832; Elliza J 1834 md Will Jeffries; Isaac R 1836; Amanda V 1839 md Hall, Henckle, Snyder; Phoebe 1840 md Cogar, Cutlip; George W. 1842 md Sarah Cogar; Edward 1845 md Llucy Tacket; Elizabeth 1848 md Joohn Eakle; Catherine L 1850 md Ellihu Vance. All children born Lewis, Webster and Braxton Counties WV. * indicates my line.

Will appreciate any information and happy to trade/share.

Submitted On: 12 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Skip Williams - spaceport@mvn.net
Seeking PARENTS and SIBLINGS of David WILLIAMS, b. Aug 4, 1792 Guilford Co., North Carolina ...
d. jan 16, 1859 Franklin Co., Illinois ... Married (1) Mary SLINKARD abt March 1814 ... (she died abt August 1815 ) (2) Joanna VANCE abt Sept 1815 ...Both marriages in Smith Co., TENNESSEE.

David Served in the War of 1812 as a pvt in the 24th REG of Tennessee Regulars (Smith Co. Militia)
He enlisted in June 1812 and was discharged at Nashville in February of 1814. He was living on the Cumberland River near Carthage, TN after the war. David and family migrated to Franklin Co. in Southern IL
abt 1826...

Child of David and Mary Slinkard Williams:
Benjamin Harrison Williams b. Nov 1814 Smith Co., TN
(Mary died when Benjamin was 9 mos old. )

Children of David and Joanna Vance Williams:
Joseph Thomas Williams b. Jun 1819 Smith Co., TN
John W. Williams b. Jul 1822 Smith Co., TN
Martin Joseph Williams b. Aug 1825 Smith Co., TN
Samuel Vance Williams b. Sept 1827 Kentucky
Martha Jane Williams b. Jul 1832 Franklin Co., IL
David Jefferson Williams b. Jun 1834 Franklin Co., IL

A possibility on David's Father may be that he is one of the six sons of Daniel and Anne Henderson Williams of NC. It is beleived that 2 and possibly 3 of those sons migrated to Middle Tennesse after the Rev. War. ???

Submitted On: 15 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Richard Bock - JRBock@aol.com
I am trying to research the origins of my ancestor Zedekiah Williams, who died in Putnam County, OH, on Oct. 18, 1854. He lived in Montgomery County, KY, beginning before 1810 (he is found there in both the 1810 and 1820 censuses) and moved to Indiana before 1850. His first wife was Nancy Yocum, his second Drusilla Spurgeon. He was apparently born in Pennsylvania on Sept. 21, 1781 (birth date based on cemetery record). He is occasionally listed as a "Jr." A Zedekiah Williams is listed in the 1800 census in Philadelphia, over 45, with a wife and several daughters, who could possibly be the father. No further information is known about the older Zedekiah, and any help would be appreciated.

Submitted On: 15 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Ken Krawczyk - kenkraw@hotmail.com
I am currently working on the Williams family starting with James Williams, who migrated from Pennsylvania to the Central Missouri area of Boone, Cole, Moniteau, and Morgan County areas. His son, Oliver P. Williams (my GG Grandfather) was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, , and I am trying to define James Williams ancestors starting with his parents. I also believe that James had a brother, Isaac, who migrated to the same area in Missouri

I'd love to hear from anyone who might have a connection.

Submitted On: 15 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Isabel Tuell Coburn - dickiz@lincoln.midcoast.c
I hope to find the parents, sibs and wife (Hannah -?-) of Jeremiah WILLIAMS, b. 1780-85, d. ca 1860-68, father/o Sarissa WILLIAMS, b. ca 1808, d. ca 1870, m. Luman SAUNDERS, b. ca 1807, d. ca 1870. Jeremiah and Hannah lived in Chenango Co, NY and are buried there. Luman
and Sarissa lived in Colesville, Broome County, NY, but supposedly died at daughter's home near Mansfield, PA. There were many Jeremiahs.

Submitted On: 17 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Dorothy C. White - dotwhite@comcast.net
I am searching for the parents of Joseph Williams b about 1748. He married Martha Parrott ca 1767/8 as their first child, Henry Williams was b Aug. 1769. Joseph Williams was a Rev. War Patriot, severing 1778-1780. He and his family were living in Duplin County, NC after the Rev. War. In 1797 he deeded land in Duplin Co. to sons Parrott Williams, William Williams and Hezekiah Williams. His sons, Parrott, Hezekiah and Henry married Rhoda, Nancy and Eunice Herring, d/o of Joseph Herring and Unicy Uzzell.

Joseph Williams moved to Anson County, NC in 1801/2. He was a Primitive Baptist preacher, helping to establish many churches in the area of Anson County and the upper part of SC. Joseph Williams d July 6, 1825 and his obit stated he was 77 years old. Martha died July 8, 1825 a little less than 2 days after Joseph. This duel obit states she was 2 years younger than Joseph.
Any help will be much appreciated.

Submitted On: 17 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Jeanette A. Price - prijnt@aol.com
I am looking for information about David Williams, born in Coal Twp. in Jan 1 1900. His parents are Ira and Eliza Coffman Williams. He had two sister Saddie and Florence Jane. Brothers Edward Williams, and Frank Williams. David lived for some time in Jackson and Welston most of his kids were born in Milton Twp. He lived and died in Logan Ohio, He was Married to Martha Davis Williams and she was also from Welston Ohio. There are still a lot of Williams in Welston Ohio but they don't to have any information.

Submitted On: 19 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Melissa Sansoucie - mellsansoucie@charter.net
My grandfather Elmer D. Williams born April 10, 1903 in Wayne Co. Tn, died March 9, 1952 Married Ola Jeter April 22 1923
his dad, James A. Williams 1878 Wayne Co Tn - Sept 1964 buried in Cuklp cemtery, married Maude B. Irby 1884-1949
his dad, Franklin W. Williams married Elizabeth Betsy Jane Mayberry
his dad, Joseph Williams married Patsy Pigg

And that's it... The family story is that they were an immigrant family that settled in VA from England. Pretty well as most families. Any information would be appreciated.

Submitted On: 21 Jan 2004 - Submitted By: Kenneth Hundley - kmhundley@earthlink.net
My paternal grandmother Bettie May Williams Hundley was born 1879 in Franklin Co., Va; her father was Thomas Marion Williams, born December 22, 1838, Franklin Co., Va who married Nannie Elizabeth Scott on November 18, 1866, Franklin Co., Va. Thomas' parents were John W. Williams, born unknown, and Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Pearson, born August 16, 1817. John and Elizabeth were married June 23, 1837 in Franklin Co., Va. Looking for John's parents. Other children of John and Elizabeth were: Joseph B. Williams, born 1841, died 1863, Danville, Va;Louisa B. Williams, born 1845, married Jonathan Pearson; Nancy Elizabeth Williams, born July 1848, married John F. Brodie, Franklin Co., Va. John dissapears in the 1850 census of Franklin Co., Va as Elizabeth is listed with her four children. Elizabeth remarries a Jeter Mason sometime before1852 as she is listed with her four children and a daughter with Jeter in the 1860 Franklin Co census. Elizabeth Pearson Williams had sister Mary Ann Pearson who married Morrison(Morris) Williams 1846. Morris' parents were Thomas and Frances Williams. I don't know if John W. or Morris are related or not. Any information on parentage of John W. Williams would be helpful.

Submitted On: 3 Feb 2004 - Submitted By: Sarah Williams - bewillia@msn.com
I am researching the follwing Williams line:

John Wesley Williams
Birth: 20 FEB 1845 in Fayette County, Illinois
Death: 8 Oct 1936 in Zena, Oklahoma

Father: Ebb Williams
Mother: Unknown

Wife: Sarah Ellen Curry
Birth: unknown
Death: 5 Sep 1899 in Des Ark, Arkansas

Married: 19 May 1888 in Des Ark, Arkansas
John Wesley Williams b. 1 Aug 1899 Des Ark, Arkansas
Sarah Ellen Williams b. 10 Aug 1894
James Fletcher Williams b. 19 Dec 1896
Lydia Ruth Williams b. 3 Dec 1898

Sarah Ellen Williams was born 10 AUG 1894. She was the daughter of John Wesley Williams & Sarah Ellen Curry. She married William Silas Evans (b. 15 JUNE 1891) on 18 NOV 1910. Thay had a child named Inez June Evans (b. 02 SEP 1917) m. Arthur Andrew Lewis (b. 08 JUN 1906). They had a daughter named Martha Jean Lewis, whom I believe is my grandmother on my father's side. Does this sound familiar to anyone?

Submitted On: 3 Feb 2004 - Submitted By: Floyd Burns - pawpawburns@cox.net
I have been looking for my ggrandfather William W. Williams for a long time.I know very little about him or my ggrandmother Catherine Redrick.According to my info he was born in Fredricksburg VA in 1827,he married Catherine in 1858 in Knoxville TN.They had several children including my grandmother Cornelia. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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