|Birth: ||1832, USA|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1872|
Meredith "Riff" Williams
Was born some time around 1832 (Place unknown) He Married Ella (Maiden name & date unknown) They had one Child Meredith Jr. 1872-1875.
Meredith was a member of Nevada Hook & Ladder Co. No.1 for Virginia City Nevada and died Oct. 20th 1872 while in the Line of duty at age 40. He was buried in the Vol. Fire Fighters Section of the Virginia City Cemetery. His grave stone was replaced by the Comstock Hist. Soc. in 2001 (Original stolen by vandals) His son would follow him in 1875 and lies next to his father. The location of Ellas grave is unknown.
The following information was sent to me on June 24th 2010
Meredith R. Williams married Eliza Beard as stated in the following Nevada marriage record: Name: Meredith R. Williams Residence: Virginia City Gender: Male Spouse: Eliza Beard Spouse residence: Virginia City Spouse gender: Female Marriage Date: Nov 16, 1863 Marriage Location: Virginia City, Storey Co., Nevada Source: This record can be found in the marriage book at St. Paul's Episcopal Church located in Storey Co., NV in Volume 1 on Page 222.
Silver Terrace Cemeteries
Plot: Vol. Fire Fighters Section
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Mar 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8571954