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John Wesley Williams
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1820
Cazenovia
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1885
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA

John Wesley Williams, husband of Amanda Jane [Williams] Williams, Lawrence, Ks. Son of Rufus & Nancy [Nash] Williams, Madison, Co. NY. Grandson of Isaiah & Ann [Mattison] Williams, Vermont, Ill. & Jefferson, Co. Ny.
Info. added by Lloyd Williams Gr. Grandson.

John Wesley Williams
b. 1 Sep 1820, Cazenovia, Madison, New York,
d. 1 Jun 1885, Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas; was the son of Rufus Williams and Nancy Nash
Info by Dave Francis

MARRIAGE OF JOHN W. & AMANDA J. WILLIAMS
From the records of the Chippewa County Clerk's Office
A -64
Date Rec. 03 Oct 1845
Williams Anna Jane 18 Grand Island, MI
Williams John W. 25 Grand Island, MI
Date Mar. 05 Oct 1845
Place Mar. Chippewa County
J. H. Pitezel- Minister of the Gospel
Thos. Edwards-- County Clerk
C. N. Johnson --Witness 1
D. D. Brockway--Witness 2. Info. added by Lloyd Williams Gr. Grandson.

According to the cemetery record, there is a Mary A. Williams # 68664865 buried in Sec. 6 Lot 91 -She is in the same Lot with John W. & Amanda J. Williams. Mary was the first wife of Abram Lester Williams, Mary & Abram were Married April 6, 1881 by Rev. Thomas Scott. Abram L. Williams son of John W. & Amanda J. Williams. Info. added by Lloyd Williams Gr. Grandson.

About the Family:

Winfield Courier
Rock Township
1901 Biographical Records
[July 1870] page 206

GEORGE H. WILLIAMS was a prominent merchant of Rock, Kansas, and served as postmaster of the village for the past twenty-five years [1901]. He was a resident of the Sunflower State since 1855, although he did not locate in Cowley County until July, 1870.
George H. Williams was born August 22, 1846, on Grand Island, Lake Superior, a son of John W. and Amanda J. Williams.
John W. Williams, was a native of the state of New York, and his wife was born in Fulton County, Illinois. They were married in Michigan, where they resided until October, 1850, when they moved to Fulton County, Illinois. In 1855, they located in Kansas, where Mr. Williams engaged in farming. He was a blacksmith by trade and followed that occupation many years. He died June 1, 1885, and his widow died at Rock, in March, 1898. They reared the following children: George H.; Stephen D., who died in Douglass, Kansas, in 1894; Justus F., who was a stock raiser, and resided in Wyoming; John F., who was a farmer and stock breeder, and resided in Osage County, Kansas; Christopher V., who was a harness maker, and lived in Osage County, Kansas; Ella J., deceased, who was the wife of Peter Taylor; Ida E., who was the wife of T. Stephens, of Lawrence, Kansas; Abraham L., who was a stone mason; Limon P., who resided near Rock, Kansas, and was a gardener; Arthur W., who was a farmer in Kansas; and Floyd E., who was a farmer of Lyon County, Kansas.
Info. added by Lloyd Williams Gr. Grandson. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Rufus Williams (1796 - 1836)
  Nancy Nash Williams (1798 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda Jane Williams Williams (1827 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  George Higgins Williams (1846 - 1902)*
  Stephen Decatur Williams (1848 - 1894)*
  Justus Ferdinand Williams (1850 - 1912)*
  John Franklin Williams (1852 - 1917)*
  Christopher VanDyke Williams (1854 - 1923)*
  Ella Ina Williams Taylor (1856 - 1882)*
  Abram Lester Williams (1858 - 1937)*
  Walter Dow Williams (1860 - 1861)*
  Ida Eunice Williams Stevens (1862 - 1915)*
  Gurdon Grosvenor Williams (1865 - 1870)*
  Lyman Prentiss Williams (1867 - 1915)*
  Arthur Webster Williams (1869 - 1945)*
  Floyd Emmett Williams (1871 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Freelove Jane Williams Pratt (1817 - 1862)*
  John Wesley Williams (1820 - 1885)
  Isaiah Williams (1824 - 1900)*
  Warren Williams (1828 - 1891)*
  Justus Williams (1832 - 1894)*
  Rufus Williams (1836 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 6
 
Maintained by: Lloyd Williams
Originally Created by: MrPeepers
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38362278
John Wesley Williams
Added by: Lloyd Williams
 
John Wesley Williams
Added by: MrPeepers
 
John Wesley Williams
Added by: MrPeepers
 
 
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Rest in Peace Great Grandpa John
- Lloyd Williams
 Added: Jun. 20, 2011
 
 
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