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 Craton “Crayton and Creighton” Williams

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Craton “Crayton and Creighton” Williams

  • Birth 1 Jan 1796 Warren County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 11 Jul 1878 Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Blythewood, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 44471846

Husband of 1)Sarah Gardner who died 10/12/1843; and 2)Sarah Price Grigsby, widow of John Massey Grigsby, who died 1842. He enlisted at Camden during War of 1812 at age 19 for 5 years, and served 10/6/1814 - 12/15/1815, being discharged there as a minor. He was a Pvt in the Light Dragoons of the US Regt Co A, Artillery Unit. He received a pension for his service as his discharge was considered 'honorable'.
He lived in Wateree area of Kershaw Co, and stated his Post Office was Ridgeway, but his domicile was in Kershaw Co. His widow Sarah was added to the pension rolls in 5/1879 after his death on 7/11/1878.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Year of death 1879 on his stone has wrong year. Pension papers for widow show 1878 as year of death

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  • Created by: Diana in Pelham, AL
  • Added: 17 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44471846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Craton “Crayton and Creighton” Williams (1 Jan 1796–11 Jul 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44471846, citing Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Blythewood, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Diana in Pelham, AL (contributor 46819040) .