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Baylis Williams
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Birth: 1821
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1846
Douglas County
Nevada, USA

A member of the Donner/Reed Party.
Baylis was a hired man who worked for the Reed family, along with his sister, Eliza Williams. Little is known about him, but he is described by several survivors as an albino who worked by night and slept by day.
Billy Graves, who was seventeen at the time, remembered that Williams lost his mind and eventually "was insane."
On the evening of Dec. 15, Williams died in the Graves/Reed cabin. He was the first to die at the Lake Camp. 
 
Burial:
Donner Memorial State Park
Nevada County
California, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58735507
Baylis Williams
Added by: Jim Herman
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Dec. 5, 2015

- JKW
 Added: Oct. 13, 2015

- Judy
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
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