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Stephen Williams & Family Information
Posted by: kin seeker (ID *****9932) Date: September 05, 2009 at 10:31:33
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Stephen Williams, I
Born: Abt 1763 Edgecombe County, N.C.
Died: 16 Sept 1843 Brunswick County, N.C.
Married: 1st wife ___; 2nd Mary "Polly" White on 30 Jun 1808

(probably from 1st wife)

Zadock Williams
Born: Abt. 1800 Brunswick County, N.C.
Died: Abt. 1868 Brunswick County, N.C.
John Williams - Born: unknown

James Williams - Born: unknown

Nancy Williams - Born: unknown

Leavy Williams - Born: unknown

. 2nd generation:
Zadock Williams (son of Stephen I)
Born: Abt. 1800 Brunswick County, N.C.
Died: 16 Sept. 1843 Brunswick County, N.C.
Married: Jane _________
Stephen Williams II (son of Zadock)
Born Abt. 1826 Northwest Twp. Brunswick Co. NC
Died: Between 1867 - 1870 Place unknownMarried: Penelope Hilburn on 22 Nov 1849 Brunswick Co. NC
Penelope Hilburn born: 29 Oct 1829; died 30 Oct 1895
Buried in the Gurganus Cemetery, Brunswick Co., NC

Benjamin Williams
Born: Abt. 1830 Brunswick County, N.C.

Daniel Williams
Born: Abt. 1833 Brunswick County, N.C.

Henry Williams
Born: Abt. 1840 Brunswick County, N.C.
Stephen Williams I was in the Revolutionary War; he received a pension (file number 9897). He stated in his pension application that he enlisted in the Army in 1782 with Joseph T. Rhodes and served in the 10th Regiment of the North Carolina Line. At that time he was living in Duplin County, N. C. He also stated that he was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, that he did not know exactly what year he had been born, but was certain he was upwards of 70 years old. His wife, Polly, applied for a pension after Stephen's death. At the date of her application, 3 Feb. 1860, she stated that she was aged 71.

David Williams, a direct descendant of Stephen Williams, is a member of Williams DNA Group 8

Several descendants of this family have done DNA testing and are in Williams DNA Group 8. The group has a Williams DNA blog which includes this family as well as many of the ancestors of the participants in Group 8. The furthest back ancestor of DNA group 8 is Charles Williams who died in 1692 in Charles City County, Virginia.

The blog address is:

The Williams DNA web site is an extensive and informative site containing many Williams lines, it also has great information about DNA testing. The Williams DNA project now includes over 700 members, making it one of the largest. The address is:

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Kin_skr at yahoo dot com

Williams, White, Hilburn

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