Notes for Benjamin Tully Williams: While a Superior Court Judge Benamin Tully Williams made $3,000 per year per the 1895 California State Blue book which lists all Salaries and appointments. This same book stated the Governors wage at $6,000. per year.
Superior Court Judge more than 21 years.
Very active in the Local community. Became a Mason in the Los Angeles Lodge no #42 in ________________(?) He later affiliated with the San Buenaventura Lodge no 214.
In 1907 he joined the Ventura County Pioneers Society.
Practiced law with his brother William T. Williams
Per notes by Kate Williams Ramsaur: B.T. Williams crossed the plains with brothers and sisters in 1851. He passed through Yuba City and Marysville. Family settled in Santa Rosa California until B.T. was age 16 (about 1866) when family moved to Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. B.T. was admitted to the bar in 1870 (his age 20). He practiced law in Ventura and was elected Superior Court Judge, a position he held for 21 years.
More About Benjamin Tully Williams: Burial: Unknown, Cemetery Park, Ventura. Fact 1: 1851, crossed plains from Missouri w/ brothers and sisters passing through Yuba City. Fact 2: 1866, settled in Santa Barbara, Ventura Co.. Fact 4 1: 1870, Admitted To Bar. Fact 4 2: Mason, San Buenaventura lodge 214. Fact 4 3: 1895, "Blue Book" State Roster lists B. T. Williams as Superior Court Judge, Ventura C. Fact 6: Republican District Attorney for 4 years. Fact 7: 1884, Elected, Superior court Judge where he served 21 years.
More About Benjamin Tully Williams and Caroline Irene Parsons: Marriage: February 28, 1878, Ventura.760
Children of Benjamin Tully Williams and Caroline Irene Parsons are:
+Kate Williams, b. April 13, 1890, Ventura, Ventura, CA761, d. March 25, 1980, Yuba City, Sutter, CA.