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Jacob Peters "Jake" Williams
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1829
Scott County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1912
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA

Jacob Peters Williams, the second child of Susan Peters and Lewis Haney Williams, was born March 5, 1829 in Virginia and died November 18, 1912 in Lawrence Co, Kentucky, where he lived the greater part of his life on a farm on Caines Creek. It was here that he and his wife Phoebe reared their family of eleven children. He was a farmer, a cabinet maker, and he made and sold violins or fiddles as they were called. Also as a sideline and hobby from his father before him, he made caskets for relatives and friends. He made these without charge to the bereaved family. This custom was not only rendered at the time this man was a child in the mountains of Kentucky, but was carried on for many years and as far west as Kansas and as late as the 1870's and 1880's. Jacob married Pheba Jane Boggs on April 25, 1850. Both were members of the Baptist Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Haney Williams (1806 - 1871)
  Susan Peters Williams (1802 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Pheba Jane Boggs Williams (1832 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Margaret Williams Boggs (1851 - 1937)*
  William Henderson Williams (1853 - 1933)*
  Hannah Catherine Williams Church (1855 - 1881)*
  Mary Jane Williams Blythe (1857 - 1939)*
  Lewis Williams (1859 - 1937)*
  Rena Elizabeth Williams Gallion (1862 - 1954)*
  John Nelson Williams (1864 - 1954)*
  David Oscar Williams (1869 - 1951)*
  Jacob Peters Williams (1870 - 1959)*
  Phoebe Alice Williams Swann (1872 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Williams Swetnam (1827 - 1910)*
  Jacob Peters Williams (1829 - 1912)
  David Jesse Williams (1830 - 1831)*
  William Washington Williams (1831 - 1911)*
  Sarah Ann Williams Burton (1834 - 1917)*
  Dicy Eleanor Williams Burton (1836 - 1929)*
  Elizabeth Williams (1837 - 1855)*
  John Lewis Williams (1840 - 1861)*
  Nancy Catherine Williams Creel (1842 - 1924)*
  Eliza Emmeline Williams Cress (1844 - 1926)*
  Clarinda Frances Williams Hallmark (1846 - 1921)*
  Alice Margaret Williams Smith (1849 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Williams Cemetery
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57396783
Jacob Peters Jake Williams
Added by: Becky Doan
 
Jacob Peters Jake Williams
Added by: Becky Doan
 
Jacob Peters Jake Williams
Added by: Becky Doan
 
 
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