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Anderson Elkany “Ance” Williams

Ray County, Missouri, USA
Death 6 Dec 1939 (aged 88)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Richmond, Ray County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 17301442 · View Source
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Ance Williams
Died in Texas

Richmond Man Was One of Oldest Masons in the State

Anderson E. (Ance) Williams, of this city, died at 12:35 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home of his son, Carl Williams, San Antonio, Texas, where he had been visiting for the past month. He was 88 years old. Death was due to a heart ailment.

Mr. Williams was born on the old Williams place near Swanwick Nov. 27, 1851. His father was the famous Major R. J. Williams, who was born in Virginia. His mother was Mary Jane Adams of Richmond, Va.

He was first married to Suzan C. Carter who died more than 50 years ago. In 1891 he married Nancy McGaugh who died in 1936.

Survivors are: the son, Carl, of San Antonio, five daughters, Mrs. John Jacobs and Mrs. R. D. Hamilton of the state of Washington, Mrs. Zula James, of California, Mrs. Lee Harris, Lexington, Mo., and Mrs. Lottie Lile, of Richmond, Mo.; one brother, Willis Williams, South Camden Street, Richmond; one half-brother, James F. Williams, Kansas City; 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Mr. Williams was one of the oldest Masons in the state. For more than fifty years he had been a member of the order.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock Sunday at the Richmond Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. S. D. Bartle, assisted by Dr. W. E. Davis. Burial will be in Sunny Slope, with a Masonic ceremony at the grave. Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.




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