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 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Gloria Lefferts - LeffertsOne@aol.com
I have done lots of research on the family but I have hit a brick wall at Thomas. Can you help me? He was married in Chesterfield Co., Virginia in 1810 to Mary Miles and I am not sure if she came from Va. or Ky. He was born abt. 1800 give or take one year. he is in the 1850 census as being 50 years old. I can not find his father or mother and this is my problem. I can find no wills or anything.

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Shirley Hastings Harrison - sharris8@midsouth.rr.com
Need in info on Jefferson Williams born @ 1870 in Miss., married Martha Frances Hastings in Calhoun Co., Miss. Martha Frances died in Lake Village, Ark-1952.

Hopkins L Williams born 1803 -Tenn married Elizabeth (Crews??) 1850 census he was in Gibson Co., Tenn --1860 census was in Calhoun Co., Miss.

These families are not related..

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Peggy Powell - peggypowell@sierrapapa.ne
Looking for ancestors of brothers: Elijah Williams, William R. (Buck) Williams b. 1793 S.C., Ezekiel Williams b. 1795 N.C., Geroge Williams b. 1802 N.C., Calvin Philby WIlliams b. 1806. At least some of the brothers moved west through PIckens Co., Alabama, possibly Bedford Co. TN and finally to central Mississippi - Choctaw Co & others.

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Glen Kennedy - bobhil@cox.net
Looking For Mahaly Williams Dob 1825 Ky
Elmira Williams 1819 Ky
Cynthia Williams 1822 Ky
Daniel Williamas Abt 1821To 1825 Ky
Moved to Green Co Mo About 1837

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Yellow Fawn - Yellowfawn@aol.com
Ezra Parker Williams born in Ohio 1802. Ezra's parents were either from BC or Canada? Have not been able to find his parents or any information prior to 1850. My aunt advised me several years ago E. P.'s parents were from BC or Canada??? Have not proved this as of date.

From the 1850 census Franklin Parish Louisiana: Parker Williams 44 (1802) Ohio Ohio Ohio, Caroline 38 (1812) Mo. ? ?, Joromine 18 (1832) Miss. Mo. Ohio, Emiline 14 (1836) Miss. Mo. Ohio, Franklin 13 (1837) Miss. Mo. Ohio, Olivio 11 (1839) Miss. Mo. Ohio, Francis 7 (1834) La. Mo. Ohio, Philip (Felix) 2 (1848) La. Mo. Ohio, Charles 2 months La. Mo. Ohio

Caroline and Charles, Joromine, Emiline, Franklin, Olivio and Francis were not on the 1860 census. I feel Caroline died as well as some of the children ... maybe some of the children married and left home? Can't seem to find them.

From the 1860 census Franklin Parish Louisiana: Ezra Parker 55 (1802) Ohio, Elizabeth 22 (1832) La. La. La., Felix 13 (1848) La. La. La. (?) seems his mother is Elizabeth, George 6 (1854) La. La. Ohio, Cynthia 5 (1855) La. La. Ohio, Ezra Jr. 4 months(1860) La. La. Ohio

Elizabeth, Cynthia and Ezra ParkerJr., have died before 1862-63. The family is filled with heartache and sadness from the records I have found.

From the 1870 census Franklin Parish Louisiana: Parker 67 (1802) Ohio Ohio Ohio, Eliza Jane 39 (1831) La. La. La., G. W. (George) 17 (1854) La. La. Ohio *Caroline/Ezra's son, Robert Lee 6 (1865) La. La. Ohio * my ggrandfather, J. L. 3 (1867) La. La. Ohio

From the 1880 census Franklin Parish Louisiana: E. P. 76 (1802) Ohio Ohio Ohio, Eliza Jane 50 (1854) La. La. La., Robert 15 (1865) La. La. Ohio

J. L. Williams did not show up on the census, assuming he died. George must have left home?

There are no 1890 census for Franklin Parish Louisiana.

Robert Lee Williams married Alice Byrd (Choctaw Indian) in 1890. Robert and Alice had two children ... my grandmother Louella and her sister Ola. Louella married James Osborn (Cherokee Indian) ... they had one child, my father James Lee Osborn. James Lee Osborn married Nettie Virginia Brown, three children came of this marriage.

Faithful Flower (Christian name) Sarah
Thunder Cloud (Christian name) James Lee, Jr.
Yellow Fawn (Christian name) Janie Mae

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Eleanor Williams Shuler - GWDSHULER@aol.com
I have a lot of information on the Benjamin Williams family of Chester Co., SC who died before 18 April 1796. He had 2 sons who fought in Revolution - William b 15 March 1753 and Moses b 8 Jan 1761. I thought for sure this was the family of Ben C. because some of Moses' family came to Fayette Co., AL and some of William's family came to Carroll and Montgomery Co., MS. However I have not been able to make the connection. The genealogist who researched for a decendent of Moses mentioned Robert Williams, Blacksmith, who sold land by deed 6 Dec 179l with wife, Elizabeth, not in 1800 Census, may have been a relative. Don't know if he was Robert who fought in Revolution.

Submitted On: 8 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Bill Branch - nanapapa40@earthlink.net
Research credit given to Christine Davis
I. Jonathan Williams b. ca 1770 ? 1775 Virgina d. 1840/1841 Marion County Illinois. Estate settlement 4 June 1841. Occupation Wheelwright, the first in Marion county per comment in FOOT PRINTS OF MARION COUNTY a publication by the Marion County Genealogical society also that he lived on the widow Ray place, a site now partially under Lake Centralia but location unknown m ca 1800 ?1804 Margaret ? from North Carolina; birth ca 1785 (based on 1850 Marion Co census showing her age as 65 but probably Antioch Cem, Raccoon TWP, Marion County Illinois where there is a tombstone in sec 9 Grave # 161 beside their Son Benjamin White Eilliams and his wife marked MARGART
They were in Sumner County Tennessee in 1827 where he was witness of a Proven will of William Doss

Children:
II. Thomas C Williams b. ca 1800/1804 d. unknown m. Willa M Lovel 30 Sep 1824 Sumner Co TN

II John W Williams b. ca 1800/1807 d. 15 Feb 1844 m.. Mary ?Polly?Doss on 31 Oct 1827 in Sumner Co TN she is listed as being age 30 ? 40 in 1830 Marion Co census. His estate settlement was in 1844 and showed he owed for a coffin for his wife
III Madison Green Williams (1831 ? 1895) m. Susan Jane Farthing
IV Unknown
V Christine Davis
III Julie Ann Williams (1834 ? unknown) m. 1853 James Hadden
III Elizabeth Jane Williams (1837 ? 1916) m. 1875 Elisha Jason Adams

II Elizabeth Williams b. 14 Jan 1812 d. 24 Feb 1875 bu. PeacefulValley Cem Marion Co IL m. first George W Stribling 17 Aug 1833, M second John Lydick in Nov 1851

II Jane Williams b. unknown d. Apr 1844 m unknown

II Margaret Williams b. ca 1819/20 d. 26 Feb 1842 Marion Co IL m Harrison Adams 15 Jan 1842, both burials are at Antioch cem Marion Co Illinois

II Benjamin White Williams b. ca 1817 d. 26 Mar 1888 bu Antioch Cem Marion Co IL m. Mary McGee (believed to be her 2nd marriage due to probate document dated 4 Aug 1856 indicating that John R Wooters is responsible for Mary McGee and Jonathan McGee minor Heirs of Mary McGee ) There are some land transfers in Robertson Co TN that lead me to believe that Sion McGee may have been first husband or Mary ? also mentioned are Chester, William C, and Joseph McGee. Both burials are at Antioch Cem Marion Co IL
III Amanda Williams
III Ibra Allen Williams
IV Lora Williams m George Washington Branch
V Olaf Levine Branch m Gladys Marie Brasel
VI William Joe Branch m. Tressa Warren

II Matilda H. Williams b. unknown d. after 1840 bu unknown listed as an afflicted child (Benjamin and Margaret Sr were given guardianship of Matilda on 5 Jun 1841

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: William Blaine Williams I - NEOCollectible@aol.com
I am searching for ancestors of William WILLIAMS, Birth: 27 Feb 1771 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Death: 27 Nov 1852 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. He married Mary Scott, Birth: 24 Sep 1784 in Chester, Pennsylvania , Death: 6 May 1855 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Their Son, David WILLIAMS, Birth: About 1800 in Centre, Pennsylvania, Death: Before 1887 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, married Matilda (or Martilla) Knapp Birth: About 1838 in New York

their son: John W WILLIAMS, Birth: About 1870 in Jordan, Clearfield, Pennsylvania married Mary MCKEEHAN, Birth: About 1870 in Jordan, Clearfield, Pennsylvania

their son: James Glenn WILLIAMS, Birth: About 1894 in Ansonvette, Pennsylvania married Irene V BIGGINS, Birth: About Nov 1899 in Youngstown, Ohio, Death: 7 May 1978

James is my Great Grandfather. Any information on these individuals would be welcomed.

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Betty Cavner - bcavner@cox-internet.com
1. WILLIAM1 WILLIAMS was born 1806 in TN. He married RACHAEL WILLIAMS Abt. 1832 in Scott County, AR. She was born 1814 in KY.Children of WILLIAM WILLIAMS and RACHAEL WILLIAMS are:

2. i. LEWIS2 WILLIAMS, b. 1833, Scott Co, AR.
ii. JOHN WILLIAMS, b. 1839.
iii. SUSANNAH WILLIAMS, b. 1845.
iv. MARY WILLIAMS, b. 1847.
v. JAMES WILLIAMS, b. 1849.

Generation No. 2
2. LEWIS2 WILLIAMS (WILLIAM1) was born 1833 in Scott Co, AR. He married ELIZABETH WALKER 26 Jan 1860 in Jackson Co, Arkansas. She was born Abt. 1841 in Mississippi, and died 10 Feb 1928 in AR.
Children of LEWIS WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH WALKER are:

i. HARRY (HENRY)3 WILLIAMS, b. 1863.
3. ii. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" WILLIAMS, b. 03 Jan 1866, Augusta, Woodruff Co. Arkansas; d. 21 Jun 1942, Lee's Chapel Cem., Independence Co., AR.
4. iii. MOLLIE GRAHAM WILLIAMS, b. 30 Sep 1867, AR; d. 07 Feb 1941, Lunenburg, Izard Co., AR.
iv. JAMES WILLIAMS, b. 1871.
v. ROBERT WILLIAMS, b. 1875.
vi. LEWIS WILLIAMS, b. 1877.
vii. MELTON WILLIAMS.

Generation No. 3
3. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE"3 WILLIAMS (LEWIS2, WILLIAM1) was born 03 Jan 1866 in Augusta, Woodruff Co. Arkansas, and died 21 Jun 1942 in Lee's Chapel Cem., Independence Co., AR. She married (1) F. THOMAS HINDMAN WILSON Abt. 1882 in Hirock, AR, son of JOHN WILSON and ISABELLA PATTERSON. He was born 27 Mar 1860 in Highrock, Independence Co., AR, and died 03 Oct 1897 in Lee's Chapel Cem., Independence Co., AR. She married (2) ROBERT ALANSON LEONARD Bet. 1894 - 1915, son of DANIEL LEONARD and SUSANNAH GOODWIN. He was born 07 Jan 1858 in Chatsworth, Murray, GA, and died 05 May 1918 in Independence Co., AR.

4. MOLLIE GRAHAM3 WILLIAMS (LEWIS2, WILLIAM1) was born 30 Sep 1867 in AR, and died 07 Feb 1941 in Lunenburg, Izard Co., AR. She married GIDEON "PRICE" BRUCE Abt. 1884 in AR, son of GIDEON BRUCE and MARTHA PATTERSON. He was born 22 Jul 1862 in Izard Co, AR, and died 1937 in Lunenburg, Izard Co., AR.

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Gil Unger - gunger@earthlink.net
I need help locating my fathers family.

Gaines L. (Larry) Williams Born 1920's-1930"s Unknown where ( Apparently he went by Larry, Was in possibly the Air force in the early 1950's. Possibly was stationed in Hawaii. Married (Date Unknown) Lorraine Elam b. 02-03-1930 d. 01-19-2002 Florida Sisters Doris (UNK) &Janet (Unknown) Father Herb Elam, Mother (UNKNOWN)

Children:
Donald Dwayne Williams b. 1950- Wife Karen Snowden/ Snoden(Don Died with two children/ Ricky Lee and Carrie 1991-1993- Drowned @Fort Desoto Park, FL) Karen was reported to have moved back to Kentucky???

Douglas Edward Williams (My Father) b. 1951, Unknown, Georgia - Married Judith Mason (PA) 1970- Kenton, County, KY Divorced 1971? had one son, Douglas Gilbert Edward Williams (Me) b. 1970 (Lebanon, PA) name changed to Gilbert Unger (1972) Doug died 1-21-1978, VA Center, Bay Pines, FL. Burried Memorial Park Cemetary, St. Petersburg, FL. Since the divorce I have had no contact with my fathers family.

David John Williams b. 1952 Alive, Living somewhere in FL. Unknown further info

Beth Ann Williams b. Unknown Alive ???

Lorraine divorced, remarried to Donald Joseph Bagley 1930-1986 lived in Kentucky in early 1970's (Covington & Earlanger) had child Bobbye Jo Bagley b. 1969. Whole family Moved to Florida in Early 1980's

I can not find anything for Gaines L (Larry) Williams, or his family. My brick wall goes to my grandfather and....Slam. Anyone having these names in your research (Kentucky, Georgia or anywhere), please shoot me an email. I learned that before his death, Donald may have been working on our branch of the Williams family geneology, I would like to know if Karen has that info.

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Annette Casanova - racasanova@msn.com
I am searching for information on my ggggrandfather William Williams. William was born in 1800 in South Carolina. Married Elizabeth "Eliza" Runnels. They lived in Henry County, Al. from the 1820's till around 1860 when William moved to Polk County, Tx
.
Children: Sarah b. 1829 Henry Co.
James Robert b. 1828 Henry Co. m. Mariah Peebles 9 children
Henry b. 1834 Henry Co. m. Louisa Gibbs 4 children
William "Bill" W. b. 1855? Henry Co. m. Amanda Morris 6 children
Hezikiah (Crick) b. 1836 Henry Co. m. Destia Barfield 8 children
John W. b. 1839 Henry Co. m. Elizabeth Barfield 7 children
Frederick "Jack" Jackson b. 1821 Henry Co. m. Sarah Harrod 8 children (my gg grandfather)
Susan A. b. 1845 Henry Co. m. Gabriel Barfield 6 children

I have names of the children. Most were born in Polk Co., Tx lived and married there. If anyone can tie into any of the above names please contact me as I am at a complete deadend

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Diane Snyder - DFSn180@aol.com
My ggggrandmother was Elizabeth Williams b. 1819 in TN, possibly Sumner CO or nearby county. I don't know who her parents were or her siblings. She married Wm L. Meadows in Sumner CO and about 1845 they moved to Dyer CO, TN. Census records state both of her parents were from TN. Any leads or info (theories will do) would be greatly appreciated.

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Dorothy Clowdus - dgclowdus@msn.com
I am searching for the father or siblings of--

WILLIAM E. WILLIAMS b 1824 In Indiana, father b KY, mother b OH---married to Martha Downs b 1824 in PA. They married in 1844 in Franklin Co.,IN. William E. Williams died February 11, 1882 in Hamilton Co., IN---Martha Downs Willliams died 1875 in Hamilton Co., IN-- they are both buried at the Spencer Cemetery.

Children;

Rachel Ann Williams b 1845 in Indiana died 1907 Johnson Co., TX--married James Daniel Key In Cumberland Co., KY
William H. Williams b abt 1850 in Indiana, Died Aug 1859 in Cumberland Co., KY
M.M Williams ( female ) b 1853 In IA or Indiana
Joseph W. Williams b Oct 2, 1855 in Barren Co., KY
Hugh/ Huit Williams b abt 1853, KY, died Aug 1859 Cumberland Co., KY
John Wesley Williams b March 1860, Cumberland Co, KY, died June 16, 1946 Hamilton Co., Indiana --married Lillian May Wood in Indiana
Mary S. Williams b 1862 Cumberland Co., KY

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Jim Evans - jim@ihogman.com
I'm looking for my ggg grandfather George Marion Williams I. All I know about him is he was in AL in 1800-1833 and had 5 children.

Nellie, Mary, Wash, Ace, and George Marion Williams II. GMW II was born in AL in 1833 and was killed in Marion County, AR in 1862

George Marion Williams II had 6 children and married Mary Alice Ingram in 1854 in AR

Lucinda Catherine Williams b 1854
Josiah Barton Williams b 1855
Mary Elizabeth Williams b 1857
Elbert Monroe Williams b 1858
James Andrew Williams b 1860
George Marion Williams III b 1862

Submitted On: 9 Nov 2004 - Submitted By: Ruth Westbrook - ruth24@gsiwave.com
I'm looking for any info on Uriah Williams in the 1700's. I believe that he lived in Va - came into NC ( Edgecombe Co) although I haven't been able to locate him there yet.

I do have information on Adam Williams -(ca 1778 - 1872) info from obit in newspaper stating that he was 94 years old. I believe could be the son.of Uriah as he named his oldest son Uriah -- who is my direct ancestor. My Uriah was in the Mexican War and died shortly after being discharged.

The newspaper stated that Adam was the father of 26 children all by the same wife (Sarah Rice). Adam was in Rev war (Pierce's Registry) and stationed at Moore's Creek Battleground near Wilmington NC - as was hisson in Law -- Joshua Goodson- of Duplin County NC

Some records states that Adam was possibly born in Wales.

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