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Cephas Yancey Williams

  • Birth 11 Apr 1842 Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 4 Jul 1891 Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 82492331

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Born, lived & died in Chestnut Level.

Married 09/19/1860 in Pittsylvania Co., VA to Lavenia Frances Robertson.

Their issue:

1. Emma Cephas Williams (1861-1920)
2. Laila Williams (1862-?)
3. Nannie Jane Williams (1864-1941)
4. Alice Cornelia Williams (1866-1928)
5. Mattie Howard Williams (1869-1944)
6. Robert Stokes Williams (1873-1948)
7. William Hodnett Williams (1875-1876)
8. Ernest Edgar Williams, Jr. (1877-1929)
9. Infant Son Williams (1880-1880)
10. Bernard Greenwood Williams (1887-1962)

Cephas is Aramaic for 'rock,' aka Peter. Aramaic was spoken by Jesus.

Died exactly one year after his father????

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Hank Rogers
  • Added: 28 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82492331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cephas Yancey Williams (11 Apr 1842–4 Jul 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82492331, citing Williams-Hodnett Cemetery, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .