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Benjamin Stokes Williams
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1845
Death: Feb. 20, 1916

Benjamin fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He was a private in Capt. Hodges Company ,Florida; Reserves; Benjamin appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War, belonging to the Confederate Army, surrendered by Maj. Gen. Sam Jones, commanding Confederate Forces in Florida, to Brig Gen. I. Vogdes, U.S.V., Commanding U.S. Forces in Florida, in compliance with the terms of a Military Convention made on April 26,1865 at Bennett's House, near Durham's Station, N.C. between General J.E. Johnson, of the Confederate Armies, and Major W.T. Sherman, U.S.A., and approved by Lieut. Gen. U.S. Grant, U.S.A..

He enlisted as a Private on May 21, 1864 age of 19 in Company 1, 1st. Reserves in Regiment Florida. Oath of Allegiance on May 18, 1865 at Lake City, Fla.

The Family photo had the following written below it;

"The beautiful sisters with their lovely, promising young families as they appeared in the life of the community which was to become the town of Trenton, Florida, some twenty years later. On the left is Nancy Abbott Williams with Bessie Susan Williams (Shouse) in lap and husband Benjamin Stokes Williams behind. On their right with book in hand, is James Edward Williams and Charles Abraham Williams. On their left and in the same order, is Benjamin Franklin Williams, Lemuel Gadsen Williams, Emma Williams (Ackerman) and William J. Williams, kneeling. To the right is Emma Permelia Abbott Gay with Lila Estelle Gay(Townsend) in lap and husband Thomas Absalom "Affie" Gay Behind."

Family links: 
  Peter Edward Williams (1814 - 1892)
  Eliza Caroline Herndon Williams (1825 - 1896)
  Nancy Christian Abbott Williams (1851 - 1906)*
  James Edward Williams (1870 - 1946)*
  Benjamin Franklin Williams (1874 - 1934)*
  Charles Abraham Williams (1875 - 1954)*
  Lemuel Gadsen Williams (1881 - 1959)*
  Samuel M. Williams (1886 - 1887)*
  Paul A.M. Williams (1837 - 1853)**
  Abraham Taylor Williams (1844 - 1914)*
  Benjamin Stokes Williams (1845 - 1916)
  Harriett Ann Williams Mitchell (1847 - 1883)*
  Peter Hamilton Williams (1848 - 1930)*
  James Washington Williams (1850 - 1862)*
  Thomas Franklin Williams (1852 - 1939)*
  Richard Edward Williams (1856 - 1937)*
  Eliza Caroline Williams Pearce (1856 - 1917)*
  Georgia Etta Cornelia Williams Hatcher (1859 - 1913)*
  Lucy Jane Williams Pearce (1861 - 1941)*
  William Jefferson Williams (1864 - 1931)*
  Joseph Fletcher Williams (1866 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Levy County
Florida, USA
Created by: Donna McPherson
Record added: Feb 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24689703
Benjamin Stokes Williams
Added by: Donna McPherson
Benjamin Stokes Williams
Added by: Donna McPherson
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- Donna McPherson
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 21, 2014

- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
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