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Thomas R. Williams
Posted by: kin seeker (ID *****9932) Date: September 05, 2009 at 15:15:11
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Thomas R. Williams & Family Information

Thomas R. Williams joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at "an early age" according to his obituary in the Baptist Standard. Thomas went to Pontotoc County, Mississippi in 1834. He married Mary Jane Patton in 1842 in LaFayette County, Mississippi. Mary Jane was the daughter of Samuel and Mary Pye Patton.
Thomas became a Baptist minister before 1850 in the Coldwater Association and continued to minister after he and Mary Jane left Mississippi and moved to Texas about 1880.

Thomas R. Williams
Born: 2 Oct. 1818 Stewart Co. Tennessee
Died: 16 Feb. 1892 Erath Co. Texas
Married: Mary Jane Patton
Mary Jane born: 3 Feb 1824 Georgia
Died: 16 Feb 1892 Erath Co. Texas

Walter Colquitt (Tobe) Williams
Born 1844 Miss.
Died: 1901 Texas
Married Sarah "Sally" Higginbotham (1846 - 1895)

Susan E Williams
Born: 1846 Miss.
Died: 1923
Married: Frank Morrison

Mary Williams
Born: 1848 Miss.
Died: 1856

Samuel P Williams
Born : 1850 Miss.
Died: 1887 Texas

Jeff D: Williams
Born: 1850
Died: 1900 Miss.
Married: Tilda Tatum (1855 - 1936)

Joseph Williams
Born: 1854
Died: 1917
Married: Sally J. McElroy

Salina Ann Williams
Born: 1859
Died: 1946
Married: Jeff Olinger (1860 - 1943)

Robert Tillman Williams
Born: 1862
Married: Sarah E. Sanders

H.J. (Harriett Jane) Williams
Born: 1865
Married: Jack Brown

2nd generation:
The children of Walter Colquitt and Kathleen Higginbotham Williams:

Stewart Williams
Born: 1867
Died: 1877

Eudora Gertrude Williams
Born: 1869
Died: 1894
Married: William Wiseman

Robert Taylor Williams
Born: 1872
Died: 1960
Married: 1) Cora Allday 2) Katherine ____

Thomas Jackson Williams
Born: 1874
Died: 1971
Married: Julia Evridge

William Hudson Williams
Born: 1876
Died: 1941
Married: Marguerite J. Weaver

Walter Bishop (twin) Williams
Born: 1876
Died: 1953
Married: Lillian Forbes

Lee Deerwood Williams
Born: 1879
Died: 1958
Married: Bama Borders

May Williams
Born: 1881
Died: 1974
Married: Greif P. Herndon

Myrtle Williams
Born: 1883
Died: 1958
Married: Young Ayers

Blanche Williams
Born: 1885
Died: 1931
Married: Wash Elkins

Grace Williams
Born: 1887
Died: 1970
Married: Martin Karmany
Researched by Group 8 DNA member Joe 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:

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:

Williams, Patton, Pye; Higginbotham, Morrison, Tatum, McElroy, Olinger, Sanders, Brown, Wiseman, Allday, Evridge, Weaver, Forbes, Borders, herdon, Ayers, Elkins, Karmany
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Thank you

Kin-skr at yahoo dot com

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