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William George Williams
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1801
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1846, Mexico

Captain. Topographical Engineer U.S. Army. He was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1824 Conducting a Storming Party at the taking of Monterey Mexico on Sept 21, 1846, he fell and died in the hands of the enemy. His last message to his friends was "I fell in front of the column" His remains were recovered under the direction of a committee of the citizens of Buffalo and were buried with Military Honors on March 9, 1847. He was married to America Pinckney Peter who was the Great Grand daughter of Martha Washington 
 
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 Spouse:
  America Pinckney Peter Williams (1803 - 1842)
 
 Children:
  Martha Custis Williams Carter (1826 - 1899)*
  Martha Custis Williams Carter (1827 - 1899)*
  Columbia Wingfield Williams Upshur (1828 - 1886)*
  Kate Alicia Williams Upshur (1832 - 1864)*
  Lawrence Albert Williams (1833 - 1879)*
  William Orton Williams (1839 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: J B Williams & T Slaydon...
Originally Created by: Alan Brownsten
Record added: Sep 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15571201
William George Williams
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William George Williams
Added by: Alan Brownsten
 
William George Williams
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- tup tim
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010

- SLGMSD
 Added: Sep. 19, 2010
Class of 1824
- SLGMSD
 Added: Sep. 2, 2010
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