|i.||EDWARD2 WILLIAMS, b. Bet. 1765 - 1775; d. Aft. 1800.|
Notes for EDWARD WILLIAMS:|
Edward Williams was probably a son of Rev. Joseph Williams. He lived in the Meadow Branch community. He and Joshua Williams sold their land about 1798 and probably moved west.
Anson Co, NC Abstracts of Early Records - (McBee) 975.675
Joshua Williams #4308 24 Oct 1782 Rocky River
Edward Williams #4599 23 Sep 1785 ?
North Carolina General Assembly, Nov-Dec 1800 Session
Box 3, Petitions (separate County, Elections, or Muster)
North Carolina State Archives
This petition refers to a Bill passed by the General Assembly in Dec 1799.
(Parts of the following are missing in the original document)
To the Honorable the General Assembly of N---
-rolina now siting at Raleigh, the petion---
Inhabitants of Anson County humbly Shew---
that your petitioners for a long time has been---
a great disadvantage of going to General Musters
Elections by reasons of the Court house being Six or-
miles from the center many of us having upwards
Thirty miles from said Court house we did---
for a long time wish for a separate muster & Electi---
and some time before the last general assembl---
Did give Publish notice as the law directs and sign---
Petition for that purpose and agreeable to our
the General Assembly did pass a law and in a---
it much more Convenient for all the upper---
Said County but now we are informed that a
few designing men for some sinister view
without any just cause are about to petition your
honorable body to Repeal said act---
your petitioners pray that the said act for
Separate Muster & Election may Continue to the great
Satisfaction of the upperend of the said
County, and your peptitioners as in duty bound
will ever pray & C near three hundred
(Below is a partial list of the names:)
Richard Leg captain Jacob Little
Daniel Coburn Capt **Edward Williams Capt.
John Culpepper Joshua Williams
John Pressley Anthony Lee
Nathan Morris Young Stokes
STEWART COUNTY, TN, DEEDS
Book D (typed as Book 4)
237 Thomas TURNER to Edward WILLIAMS, 25a on Cross Creek; wit: Charles PISTOLE, James YARBOROUGH; 4 Feb 1812
(A James Yarborough served with Edward and Joshua Williams in Anson Co., NC in 1799; there were also Charles Pistole's in Anson Co. at this time.)
238 Thomas TURNER to Edward WILLIAMS, 25a on N Cross Creek, entered as warrant #1612; wit: Charles PISTOLE, James YARBOROUGH; 4 Oct 1811
240 Caleb WILLIAMS to James YARBOROUGH (Montgomery County), 180a on Dicks Fork of N Cross Creek, adj. Green HILL, WILLIAMS' upper 640a tract, including the Indian Mount; wit: Edward WILLIAMS, Nathan YARBOROUGH; 7 Dec 1811
"I am searching for any information on how the Pistole, Yarborough, Allen, and Williams families may be tied in to my McGregor line in Marengo and then Sumter County, AL. I notice in my research that these families basically stuck together through the years 1800 to 1850. I somehow feel that they may have been related (cousins, etc.). If you research any of these families, I would love to hear if you have found any indicators in your cross-referencing."
Jenny McGregor Abell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
|2.||ii.||HENRY WILLIAMS, b. 23 Aug 1769, <Sampson Co., NC>; d. 1853.|
|3.||iii.||MARTHA "MATTIE" WILLIAMS, b. Bet. 1769 - 1795, <Duplin Co., NC>; d. Bef. 04 Jul 1825.|
|4.||iv.||HEZEKIAH WILLIAMS, b. 19 Dec 1773, Duplin Co. (later Sampson Co.), NC; d. 02 Oct 1823, Jefferson Co., AL.|
|5.||v.||WILLIAM "BILLY" WILLIAMS, b. 1774; d. 1867.|
|6.||vi.||PARROT WILLIAMS, SR., b. Bet. 1774 - 1780, NC; d. Aft. 17 Feb 1846, NC.|
|7.||vii.||NEWBORN WILLIAMS, b. Bet. 1775 - 1794; d. <Weakley Co., TN>.|
|8.||viii.||JOSHUA WILLIAMS, b. Abt. 1776.|
|ix.||REUBEN WILLIAMS, b. Abt. 1778, Sampson Co., NC; d. <MS or GA>.|
Notes for REUBEN WILLIAMS:|
Records show that Reuben Williams and some other family members sold their land and possessions on Richardson Creek (about the year 1830) and probably moved to Mississippi, Georgia, or some other western state. The folks in North Carolina lost track of the families of Hosea (Reuben Henry) James, William Bennett, and Reuben and Newbern Williams. --- 1930 Williams Family genealogy by R.C. Griffin.
Recently I've found information in deeds, etc. which point to the possibility that Edward Williams, Joshua Williams, and Martha "Mattie" Williams Bennett and her husband William Bennett all moved to the area of Stewart Co., TN.
Also, it appears that Newborn/Newburn Williams and his sister, Rebecca "Reba" Williams James and her husband, Hosea James all moved to Weakley Co., TN.
|9.||x.||REBECCA "REBA" WILLIAMS, b. Bet. 1783 - 1806, NC; d. Aft. 1850, <Poinsett Co., AR>.|
|10.||xi.||LEMUEL "LAMB" WILLIAMS, b. 10 Aug 1787, NC; d. 1881, Union Co., NC.|
|xii.||JOSEPH WILLIAMS III.|
Notes for JOSEPH WILLIAMS III:|
Cynthia Porcher mentioned this son of Rev. Joseph Williams and that he was a member of the clergy.
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