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 John R. Williams

John R. Williams

Birth
Death 20 Oct 1854 (aged 72)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 112-A
Memorial ID 12650 · View Source
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Major John R. Williams was born Detroit, Wayne, MI on May 4, 1782 and Baptised at Ste Anne Church. He was once jailed for several months in Montreal for dueling. He became the first Town Clerk of Detroit Township in 1802. He was the first Mayor of Detroit 1824-1825, 1830, 1844-1847. One of the longer streets in SE Michigan is John R., named after him.



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  • Added: 19 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12650
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John R. Williams (4 May 1782–20 Oct 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12650, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .