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William Williams, Jr.

Male 1763 - 1824


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  • Name  William Williams, Jr. 
    Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  7 Sep 1763  Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Aug 1824  White Water Mm, Wayne, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1894  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  7 Aug 2005 

    Father  William Williams, Sr.,   b. 1719, Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1773, Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Evans (McGrew),   b. 1721, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1795, Loudoun, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jun 1740  Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    William Williams Sr.
    William Williams Sr.
    William Williams Sr.
    Family ID  F474  Group Sheet

    Family  Rachel Kemp,   b. 24 Jan 1772, Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Wayne, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Mar 1786  Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Richard Williams,   b. 30 Dec 1786, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1849, Jackson Township, Porter, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Prudence Williams,   b. 14 Aug 1788, Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ezekiah Williams,   b. 5 Apr 1790, Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Hezakiah Williams,   b. 5 Apr 1790, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nathan Williams,   b. 20 Mar 1792, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Williams,   b. 22 Jun 1794, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1826, Wayne, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Boyd Williams,   b. 20 Jul 1796, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1883, Henry, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Caleb Williams,   b. 13 Oct 1798, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Joshua Williams,   b. 13 Oct 1798, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Josiah Williams,   b. 24 Oct 1800, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jesse Williams,   b. 26 Jun 1804, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. William Roy Williams,   b. 5 Jun 1806, Newberry MM, Blount, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1891
     13. Sally Williams,   b. 18 Aug 1808, Newberry MM, Blount, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Rachel Williams,   b. 23 Jun 1809, Newberry MM, Blount, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  5 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F871  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1763 - Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Mar 1786 - Cane Creek MM, Orange, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Williams (1763-1824) was a son of William and Margaret Williams of Chatham County, North Carolina. He was a birthright member of Cane Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends. He married Rachel Kemp, daughter of Richard and Susanna Kemp, in 1786 at Cane Creek. In 1792 they transferred to Westfield Monthly Meeting in Surry County, then the monthly meeting with oversight of Quakers in Tennessee. He was a member of Lost Creek Monthly Meeting in Jefferson County, Tennessee. He was recorded as a minister of the Gospel by Lost Creek in 1803. In 1805 they transferred to Newberry Monthly Meeting in Blount County. In 1814 they removed to Whitewater Monthly Meeting in Wayne County, Indiana. William Williams was a widely known and beloved minister of the Society of Friends.
    • (Research):William was not quite 10 when his father passed away. His said of his mother in his Journal: "My Mother endeavored to reaise up her children in a godly manner. I, being the youngest of them, was most with her which drew most of her care, and often made impressions on my mind and kept me from many evils which I might otherwise have run into" In the spring of 1814, William and his son Richard, took their families with letters to the White Water Meeting, from Newberry in Blount Co, and were thus amoung the first settlers of Wayne Co, Indiana. "Whereas William Williams son of William & Margaret Williams and Rachel Kemp daughter of Richard & Susanna Kemp all of Chatham County in North Carolina having declared their intentions of Marriage with each other before several Monthly Meetings of the people called Quakers at Cane Creek in the county of (illegible) above said and according to the good order used amoungest them, they having consent of Parties concerned their said Proposals was allowed by said Meetings. (Illegible)..these are its (illegible) whom it may concern that for the full accomplishing of their said intentions this sixteenth day of the third month in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hund Eighty and six; They the said William Williams & Rachel Kemp appeard at a public meeting of the said People at their Meeting house of Cane Creek afforsaid-And the said William Williams taking the said Rachel Kemp by the hand did in a solomn manner openly declare that he took her the said Rachel Kemp to be his wife, promising with devine assistance to be unto her a true and faithfull husband until death should seperate them or words to the same effect. Then and there in the same assembly the said Rachel Kemp did in like manner opely declare that she took him the said William Williams to be her husband promising with divine assistance to be unto him a true and faithful wife until death should seperate them or words to that purpose. Morevoer, they the said William Williams and Rachel Kemp, she according to the custom of Marriage assumming the Name of her husband as a further confirmation therof did then and there to those presents set their hand and we whose name are underneath, subscribed being present at the solomnization thereof so as witnessess hereunto also subscribe our names the day and year above. William Williams, Rachel Kemp Peter Stout, William Adams, Charley Stout, John Marshill, (Illegible), Peter S., Daniel Treenian (or Freenian), John Davies, Mary Davies, Jacob Marshill, Margaret Marshill, Abigail (Illegible), William (Illigible), Hugh Maxwell, Amos Way, Sarah War, Priscilla Ward, Owen Williams, Daniel Williams, Susannah Williams, Benjamin Piggott, Richard Kemp, Joseph Kemp, Prudence Kemp, John Pike, Joseph Buckingham, Aleser Campbell, John Williams, Rachel Kemp, Susanna Kemp, Joshua Chamness, Mary Williams, Mary Kemp, Margaret Pike, Enoch Williams, Abigail Pike, Mary Pike William and Rachel Williams and children moved to Lost Creek Monthly Meeting, Jefferson County, Tennessee, from Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange(Chatham) County, North Carolina Certificate 1792, 12, 22. William and Rachel Williams moved to Newberry Monthly Meeting, Blount County, Tennessee, from Lost Creek Monthly Meeting, Certificate 1805, 7, 27.

  • Sources 
    1. [S89] Cane Creek MM, Vol I, William Wade Hinshaw, (Reprint of original published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., 1936-1950.), Page 358 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S117] Lost Creek MM, William Wade Hinshaw, Page 1112 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S89] Cane Creek MM, Vol I, William Wade Hinshaw, (Reprint of original published: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., 1936-1950.), Page 429 (Reliability: 3).