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Re: Micajah Williamson d-1796 Wilkes Co. Ga.
Posted by: Robert Hatcher (ID *****3624) Date: July 27, 2005 at 14:30:06
In Reply to: Micajah Williamson d-1796 Wilkes Co. Ga. by David Williamson of 6719

I am going to post the last part of a letter writen by W.T. Williamson , Grandson of Lt. Col. Micajah Williamson,to Lyman C. Draper Author __King's Montain and Its Hereos:
Draper, Lyman C., LL. D. King's Montain and Its Hereos: History of the Battle of King's Mountain. 1881. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1967.
Author: Lyman C. Draper, LL. D
Call Number: 1510

A classic work, by an eminent historian, it is based on material gathered over a forty-year period from survivors of the engagement, their descendants, contemporary narratives, and original documents. It contains extensive sketches, notices, and biographies of the leading figures, including considerable genealogical data.
Thinking you might like to have the names of the children of Micajah Williamson I will give them to you in rotation and who they married.
Charles Married Miss Clark(Colonel Elijah Clark's dau.
Ann M. General John Clark, son of Col/General Elijah Clark
TarahM.Judge (1)Judge John Griffin (2)Judge Tait
Petermarried 5 times was a Lawyer and Methodist Preacher
Micajah(Jr)m. Miss Early
Jefferson died young
Martham. Mr. fitch, Counsul to Florida where she died at St. Augustine.
William W. M. Miss Terrell
Elizabeth m. P. Thweatt Esq.
Mary M. D.G. Campbell, Esq.
one child not named before it died.
the writer goes on to say that the males of this family were none of them under 6'3 or 4" tall and one of them was 6'6" & the females were also tall remarkable for beauty and expressive faces-Respectfully W.T. Williamson.
The Draper collection has numerous letters from descendents of Elijah Clark, Micajah Williamson, William Candler, and Benjamin Few. I have a copy of a Micro-film roll that I found in the University of West Florida Special collections, Dept. under "George Stiggins"


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