Posted By:MStefflen
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Subject:Joseph Williams in St. Helena, LA & Amite, MS
Post Date:February 24, 2003 at 02:01:08
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/sainthelena/messages/66.html
Forum:Saint Helena Parish, LA Genealogy Forum
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Looking for information about and parentage of Joseph WILLIAMS:

Joseph Williams is my ggg-grandfather born between 1815-1820 in Lousiana.

Marries Martha STRICKLAND (m. 1843?) dau. of Cade D. Strickland and is living in St Helena Parish, Louisiana by 1850 census.

Children from 1st marriage include:
St. Helena Williams
Joseph Dudley Williams
Cade Drew Williams
Ann Eliza WILLIAMS
James Williams
Martha Williams

Ann Eliza Williams, my gg-grandmother, married Nicholas Amos TRAVIS of Amite, MS.

By 1860, Joseph Williams is widowed and remarried to Clarissa Williams. They are still living in St. Helena Parish, LA on 1860 census, but have moved to Amite County, Mississippi by the 1870 census.

Children from 2nd Marriage may include:
Luvisee C. Williams
John M. Williams
Obed P. Williams
Dewitt Williams
George H. Williams

Thank you