Isaac Benjamin Williams
Born: 11 July 1772 Probably Wake County, N.C.
Married: Amelia (Amy) ---------------
James R. . Williams
Born 7 Dec. 1793 N.C.
Born: 24 Dec. 1800 N.C.
Born: 30 Sep. 1803/1804 N.C.
Died: 1856 Texas
Judith R Williams
Born: 7 Jan. 1806
Elizabeth R Williams
Born: 24 Apr. 1808
John W Williams
Born: 1816 Henry Co. Tenn.
Died: Abt. 1 Jan. 1879 Texas
Married: Elizabeth Stone (Maiden name unproven)
Purviance Williams (Son of Isaac Benjamin)
Married 1) Nancy Stone
Born: 15 Nov. 1828 TN
Died: 30 Sep. 1888 Panola Co. TX
Married: Mary Ann Neal 19 Jul 1849 Panola Co. TX
2) Martha L. Barbour
James P Williams
Born: 1831 TN
Died: ____ Buried in Panola Co. TX
Married: Nancy A. George 16 Jun 1852 Rusk Co. TX
Robert Pinkney Williams
Born: 1833/1835 TN
Died: Before 1875 Cooke Co. TX
Married: Sarah M. Hoyle
Born: 1836 TN
Died: _____ Buried Panola Co. TX
Married: H. J. Scarborough 22 Dec. 1876
Benjamin H Williams
Born: 1837 TN
Married: Nancy Ann Ackard in Panola Co. TX
Purviance Williams married 2) Matilda W. Hoyle
Nancy M Williams
Born: 25 Dec. 1845
Died: 15 Jul 1920
John Stockton Williams
Born: 12 Feb. 1847
Died: 27 Dec. 1907
Purviance W Williams
Purviance Williams married 3) Martha Gentry
Born: Abt 1854
Notes about Purviance Williams :
This information is in a Bible record. Purviance Williams lived and owned property in 1836 Henry Co., Tenn Poll Tax Records showed him in Dist. 3, holding 147 acres, 1 poll and 0 slaves. Purviance married 1.) Nancy Stone, 2.)Matilda Wyatt Hoyle; 3.) Martha Gentry. In 1836-37 he removed to Texas. He died in 1856 in Texas.
Old Williams Cemetery
The Rev. Littleton Fowler, an early Methodist missionary in East Texa s, is believed to have organized this congregation between 1837 and 183 9. Land for the first sanctuary, now the site of Old Williams Cemetery, was donated by Purviance Williams. The congregation was originally known as Bethesda Church, but the name was later changed to honor Samuel G. Allison, who gave land for the present building site in 1882. Traditionally, Allison Chapel United Methodist Church has been considered the oldest active church in Panola County. -- Texas Atlas
By; Nancy Williams
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: http://williamseekers.blogspot.com
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:
For more information please reply to this message.
Kin_skr at yahoo dot com
Williams, Stone, Neal, Barbour, George, Hoyle, Scarborough, Ackard & Gentry
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