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Ancestors of Mary Josepha Williams

Generation No. 4

      8. MG John R Williams, born May 4, 1782 in Detroit, MI; died October 20, 1854 in Detroit, MI. He was the son of 16. Thomas Williams and 17. Marie Cecilia Campau. He married 9. Mary Mott October 25, 1805 in Detroit, MI.

      9. Mary Mott, born February 12, 1782; died January 21, 1830 in Detroit, MI. She was the daughter of 18. CPT Gershom Mott and 19. Elizabeth Williams.

More About MG John R Williams:
Elected: 1st Adjutant General of Michigan
Military service: MG in Black Hawk War
Child of MG Williams and Mary Mott is:
  4 i.   MG Thomas Williams, born January 10, 1815 in Albany, NY; died August 5, 1862 in Battle of Baton Rouge, LA; married Mary Neosho Bailey September 21, 1853 in Mackinac Island, MI.

      10. Dr. Joseph Howard Bailey, born October 20, 1803 in Frederickstown, Putnam Co., NY; died April 1, 1883 in Kent Cliffs, Putnam Co., NY. He was the son of 20. Dr. Roland Bailey and 21. Abigail Dusenbury. He married 11. Mary Aikman Read November 4, 1830 in New York, NY.

      11. Mary Aikman Read, born March 8, 1812 in Paukeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY; died October 26, 1880 in Kent Cliffs, NY. She was the daughter of 22. Lemuel Read and 23. Mary Ann Beaujean.
Child of Dr. Bailey and Mary Read is:
  5 i.   Mary Neosho Bailey, born August 6, 1835 in Ft. Gibson Sebastian, AR; died January 31, 1914 in Evergreen , CO; married MG Thomas Williams September 21, 1853 in Mackinac Island, MI.

      12. MAJ John Biddle, born May 2, 1792 in Philadelphia, PA; died August 25, 1859 in White Sulphur Springs, VA. He was the son of 24. CPT Charles Biddle and 25. Hannah Shepard. He married 13. Eliza Falconer Bradish January 21, 1819 in New York, NY.

      13. Eliza Falconer Bradish, born February 25, 1795 in New York; died November 3, 1865 in Philadelphia, PA. She was the daughter of 26. James Bradish and 27. Margaretta Thompson.

Notes for MAJ John Biddle:
Attended Princeton University and enlisted in the War of 1812; appointed2LT 3rd Arty, 1812; 1LT 1813; CPT 42nd Infantry, 1813; Asst IG as MAJfrom 1817-21; Paymaster with GEN Scott on Niagara frontier, 1821; IndianAgent @ Green Bay, WI, 1821-22, Land Claims Commissioner at Detroit, MI ;Mayor of Detroit (1827-28); Member US Congress (Whig) from MichiganTerritory, 21st Congress, 1829-1831 (resigned); President MichiganConstitutional Convention, 1835; President MI Central RR Co., 1835;unsuccesful candidate for Governor of Michigan; Member Michigan House ofReps, 1841, Speaker; spent much of his time on his estate near St. Louis,Gratiot County, MI. Buried in Elmwood Cemetary in Detroit, MI.

BIDDLE, JOHN - He was born in Philadelphia; was an officer in the War of 1812, acquitting himself
with bravery; held the position of Paymaster in the army; also that of Indian Agent; and was a
Delegate to Congress from the Territory of Michigan, from 1829 to 1831, when he was appointed
Resister of the Land Office at Detroit, Michigan. For some years before his death he had been
traveling in Europe, and died at White Sulfur Springs Virginia, August 25, 1859, aged about seventy

Children of MAJ Biddle and Eliza Bradish are:
  6 i.   William Shepard Biddle, born April 24, 1830 in Detroit, MI; died November 14, 1901 in Grosse Ile, MI; married Susan Dayton Ogden May 15, 1855.
  ii.   Edward John Biddle, born 1838; died 1892.
  iii.   James Biddle, born June 1, 1833; died 1905.
  iv.   Margaretta Falconer Biddle, born 1825; died 1913; married GEN Andrew Porter.
  v.   Thomas Biddle, born 1821; died 1850 in Sacramento, CA.

      14. Elias Bailey Ogden, born May 22, 1800 in Elizabethtown, NJ; died February 24, 1865 in "Sparta", NJ. He was the son of 28. GOV Aaron Ogden and 29. Elizabeth Chetwood. He married 15. Susan Dayton Beasley August 23, 1826 in Elizabethtown, NJ.

      15. Susan Dayton Beasley, born June 13, 1805; died April 7, 1848. She was the daughter of 30. Frederick R. Beasley and 31. Susan Williamson Dayton.

More About Elias Bailey Ogden:
Military service: 1848, Associate Justice of NJ Supreme Court
Child of Elias Ogden and Susan Beasley is:
  7 i.   Susan Dayton Ogden, born January 13, 1831 in Patterson, Putnam Co., NY; died February 22, 1878 in Grosse Ile, MI; married William Shepard Biddle May 15, 1855.

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