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Julius Williams, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1883
Hilton Head Island
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1938
Hilton Head Island
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA

Julius Williams was the son of Susan Brown and Julius Williams both born at Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., SC).

He married about 1902 Ella Williams.

His death certificate states that Julius was a Farmer and died at of accidental drowning after falling overboard from a motor boat at age 46 years. His body was recovered after 27 days under water. He was buried March 9, 1938. His parents were listed correctly, but his wife was listed as Essie Williams (Wendell Grayson reports that Ella was also referred to by relatives as Essie). Informant was Charlie Simmons.

Julius was listed in the 1900 US Census at Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., South Carolina, with his parents and siblings as:
Julius Williams, Head, 43, b. 1857, Farmer
Susan Williams, wife, 41, b. 1859
Julius Williams, Jr., son, 17, b. Aug 1883
Cleveland Williams, son 14, b. May 1886
Florence Williams, dau, 10, b. Jan 1890
Rosa Williams, dau, 4, b. Mar 1896
Paul Williams, son, 3, b. July 1894
Eugene Williams, son, 1, b. May 1899
all born in South Carolina

Julius and his family are listed in the 1910 US Census at Hilton Head, SC, (three listings after his parents) as:
Julius Williams, 30, married 8 years
Ella Williams, wife, 22, married 8 years, 2 children
George Williams son, 7
Mary Williams, daughter, 8

His parents were listed in the 1910 US Census at Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., South Carolina, as:
Julius Williams, Head, 52, b. ca 1858
Susan Williams, wife, 50, b. ca 1860
Perry (?Cleveland?) Williams, son 21, b. ca 1889
Florine Williams, dau, 18, b. ca 1892
Rosa Williams, dau, 15, b. ca 1895
Eugene Williams, son, 14, b. ca 1896
Paul Williams, son, 12, b. ca 1898
Eliza Williams, dau, 3, b. ca 1907
all born in South Carolina

Julius registered for the World War I Draft in Beaufort Co., SC, September 12, 1918, as: Julius Williams, Jr., home address Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., SC; age 37 years, b. 1881; Farmer (self-employed); nearest relative Ella Williams.

[There are two Julius William(s) listed in the 1920 US Census at Hilton Head, SC.

1. Julius Williams was listed in the 1920 US Census at Spanish Wells, Hilton Head Island, SC, as:
Julius Williams, Head, 48, General Farm
Essie Williams, wife, 30, Farm Laborer
Estella Williams, daughter, 13, Farm Laborer
Dorades Williams, daughter, 11
(this is probably the correct Julius. At the top of the same page in the 1920 Census was listed Eugene Williams, 28, and his wife Ida, 23)

2. Julius and his family are listed in the 1920 US Census at Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., SC, two listings from a Julius William family, as:
Julius William, Jr., Head, 40, General Farm
Ella William, wife, 30, Farm Laborer
Estella William, daughter, 12
Mary William, daughter, 9

Since Ella was sometimes referred to as Essie, it is difficult to prove which is which.]

Julius and his family are listed in the 1930 US Census at Hilton Head, SC, as:
Julius Williams, head, 35, age 26 at first marriage, Oysterman
Ella Williams, wife, 25, age 20 at first marriage
Janie Williams, daughter, 1-9/12
All born in South Carolina

His widow is listed in the 1940 US Census in Hilton Head, SC, as:
Ella Williams, head, 50, widow
Genevese Williams, daughter, 12

They had children:

1. George Williams, b. ca 1903

2. Estella Williams, b. ca 1907-1908

3. Mary Williams, b. ca 1911

4. Genevese (Janie) Williams, b. 1928

From Census on NC Live, death certificate on LDS Family Search, and research of J. Wendell Grayson.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius Williams (1860 - 1920)
  Susan Brown Williams (1861 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Holmes Williams (1888 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Julius Williams (1883 - 1938)
  Perry Williams (1889 - 1978)*
  Florence Williams (1891 - 1966)*
  Rosa Williams Chisolm (1895 - 1987)*
  Eugene Williams (1895 - 1946)*
  Paul Williams (1901 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Braddocks Point Cemetery
Hilton Head Island
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jim Dugan
Record added: Jun 15, 2010
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Julius Williams, Jr
Added by: Wendell Grayson
 
Julius Williams, Jr
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