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Sarah Nesbit Williams
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1812
Death: May 30, 1885
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA

Sarah Nesbit married Alford Williams, son of Isham Williams, of Irish descent, and his wife Gwynay (Nation) Williams, of Welsh descent. The family of Isham Williams was one of the priominent pioneer families of Gwinnett County. Alford and Sarah had four children: Shady Ann Williams, John William Nesbit Williams, Doleska Williams, and Sarah Alpharetta Williams.

In 1847, Shady Ann married Daniel M. Byrd, son of William Davis and Rebecca (Strickland) Byrd, but died the next year after the couple had their one and only child, Shady Ann Byrd. The younger Shady Ann was then brought up by Alford and Sarah. She married James F. Wilson, and their children were A. Walter Wilson, Henry M. Wilson,and Eveline Lou Wilson.

John William Nesbit Williams married Louisa Rachel Ann Craig, daughter of Robert and Nancy (Adair) Craig. (Note: Louisa's older brother Pinckney M. Craig and older sister Rebecca J. Craig married two of Sarah Nesbit Williams' younger siblings, Parizade Nesbit and Alvin C. Nesbit, respectively.) John and Louisa had the following children: Donald Sylvester Williams, Kate Louise Williams, Lizzie Alpharetta Williams, John Craig Williams, Rolla Alfred Williams, and Robert Roland Williams.

Doleska Williams married Henry Holmes. The couple moved first to Troup County and then to Atlanta, and had at least two daughters, Emma and Anna.

Sarah Alpharetta Williams married Anderson Howell Spence, son of David Winchester Spence and Sophia C. Turner. Their children were David Winchester Spence, William Nesbit Spence, Dollie A. Spence, and Sarah F. Spence. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Nesbit (1788 - 1863)
  Mary Lawless Nesbit (1789 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Alford Williams (1803 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Shady Ann S. Williams Byrd (1830 - 1848)*
  John W.N. Williams (1832 - 1896)*
  Sarah Alpharetta Williams Spence (1851 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mahaley Nesbit Burns (1810 - ____)*
  Sarah Nesbit Williams (1812 - 1885)
  Louisiana Nesbit Williams (1813 - 1853)*
  Joseph Nesbitt (1815 - 1860)*
  Margaret Delaney Nesbit Brogdon (1817 - ____)*
  John William Nesbit (1818 - 1892)*
  William Ira Nesbit (1820 - 1863)*
  Alvin Crawford Nesbit (1823 - 1885)*
  Sylvester Nesbit (1824 - 1902)*
  Parizade Nesbit Craig (1827 - 1860)*
  Charlton H. Nesbit (1829 - 1860)*
  Mary Ann Nesbit Jones (1832 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
My Mother Sweet Be Thy Rest
 
Burial:
Fairview Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Suellen
Originally Created by: #46589136
Record added: Jul 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20663788
 

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