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Benjamin Williams
Birth: Jan. 1, 1751
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1814
Moore County
North Carolina, USA

Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, US Congressman, North Carolina Governor. He served during the Revolutionary War in the 2nd North Carolina Infantry regiment, rising from 2nd Lieutenant to Colonel and commander of the unit. He was elected to represent North Carolina as an At-Large Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1793 to 1795. He was then twice elected as Governor of North Carolina, serving first from 1799 to 1802, then from 1807 to 1808. When he died in Moore County, North Carolina in 1814 he was interred in his family cemetery. In 1970 his remains were removed from that plot and re-buried on grounds of his estate, which is known as the "House in the Horseshoe" near Carbonton, North Carolina. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Elizabeth Jones Williams (1762 - 1817)*
  Benjamin William Williams (1797 - 1818)*
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Williams Family Estate
Moore County
North Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.46733, -79.38338
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jul 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7688373
Benjamin Williams
Added by: David A. French
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Thank you for my freedom!
 Added: Jan. 1, 2015
May he rest in peace.
- David A. French
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014

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