Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Georgia: Butts County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

JOHN WILLIAMSON Sr./Jr.-Jackson/Butts Co.
Posted by: Larry Knowles (ID *****3151) Date: March 30, 2002 at 10:33:35
  of 292

JOHN WILLIAMSON Sr. and son, JOHN WILLIAMSON JR.

Rev. Soldier, John Williamson Sr. moved from Jackson Co. to Butts Co. c. 1826. He is buried in the Williamson/Knowles Cemetery on the lot he won in the 1822 State Land Lottery. Son, John Williamson Jr., never lived in Butts Co. He died in Jackson Co.-October 25, 1849. John Jr., along with his son-Nathan C. Williamson served as co-executors of the older man's estate in 1832/33. Nathan moved to Butts Co. shortly before his grandfather's death, and inherited 600 acres, and three slaves. Nathan married Irena Summerlin in Butts Co. in 1832. The couple had two known children, before divorcing in September 1839-[Thomas J. Williamson m. Eliza Ingram; and, Winney Ann Williamson m. (1)Thomas H. Stallsworth & (2) Eldridge Barlow].

Nathan became crippled by falling into a well, and returned to his father's in Jackson Co. with two children, and two small slaves, for approximately two years. There is no indication that his wife accompanied him. On the advise of a lawyer, Nathan deeded his Butts Co. land to his father, so that he could "put her off of his plantation". John Jr. deeded the land back to Nathan in February(?)1849. Nathan C. Williamson married Agness Thompson in June 1840. The couple had five known children. Three died quite young, and are buried beneath small stone vaults, matching that of their father(provided for in 1855 estate records). Two children lived to maturity: Lavonia C. Williamson m. James B. Knowles; and Mary Elizabeth Williamson m. John J. Buffington.


Larry C. Knowles, March 30, 2002

knonga@bellsouth.net



Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/butts/messages/137.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network