Sunday, November 30, 2008

Isaac Benjamin Williams 1772 - ?

Robert Pinkney Williams Family


Isaac Benjamin Williams
Born: 11 July 1772 Probably Wake County, N.C.
Died: unknown
Married: Amelia (Amy) ---------------
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Children:
James R
Born 7 Dec. 1793 N.C.

Jarrot
Born: 24 Dec. 1800 N.C.

Purviance
Born: 30 Sep. 1803/1804 N.C.
Died: 1856 Texas

Judith R
Born: 7 Jan. 1806

Elizabeth R
Born: 24 Apr. 1808

John W
Born: 1816 Henry Co. Tenn.
Died: Abt. 1 Jan. 1879 Texas
Married: Elizabeth Stone (Maiden name unproven)

.2nd generation:
Purviance Williams (Son of Isaac Benjamin)
Married 1) Nancy Stone
William Newton:
Born: 15 Nov. 1828 TN
Died: 30 Sep. 1888 Panola Co. TX
Married: Mary Ann Neal 19 Jul 1849 Panola Co. TX
2) Martha L. Barbour
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James P:
Born: 1831 TN
Died: ____ Buried in Panola Co. TX
Married: Nancy A. George 16 Jun 1852 Rusk Co. TX
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Robert Pinkney:
Born: 1833/1835 TN
Died: Before 1875 Cooke Co. TX
Married: Sarah M. Hoyle
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Eliza:
Born: 1836 TN
Died: _____ Buried Panola Co. TX
Married: H. J. Scarborough 22 Dec. 1876
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Benjamin H:
Born: 1837 TN
Died: Unknown
Married: Nancy Ann Ackard in Panola Co. TX
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Purviance Williams married 2) Matilda W. Hoyle
Children:
Elizabeth:
Born: 1843
Died: 1859/1860
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Manerva:
Born: 1844
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Nancy M:
Born: 25 Dec. 1845
Died: 15 Jul 1920
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John Stockton:
Born: 12 Feb. 1847
Died: 27 Dec. 1907
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Susan:
Born: 1849
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Purviance W:
Born: 1850
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Eliza:
Born: Unknown
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Purviance Williams married 3) Martha Gentry
Children:
Francis (Frank):
Born: Abt 1854
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Elneva
Born: Unknown
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Notes about Purviance Williams :
This information is in a Bible record. Purviance Williams lived and owned property in 1836 Henry Co., Tenn Poll Tax Records showed him in Dist. 3, holding 147 acres, 1 poll and 0 slaves. Purviance married 1.) Nancy Stone, 2.)Matilda Wyatt Hoyle; 3.) Martha Gentry. In 1836-37 he removed to Texas. He died in 1856 in Texas.
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Old Williams Cemetery
The Rev. Littleton Fowler, an early Methodist missionary in East Texa s, is believed to have organized this congregation between 1837 and 183 9. Land for the first sanctuary, now the site of Old Williams Cemetery, was donated by Purviance Williams. The congregation was originally known as Bethesda Church, but the name was later changed to honor Samuel G. Allison, who gave land for the present building site in 1882. Traditionally, Allison Chapel United Methodist Church has been considered the oldest active church in Panola County. -- Texas Atlas
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Information researched by DNA Group 8 member Nancy Edwards - nedward@tx.rr.com
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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Thomas R. Williams 1818 - 1892


Thomas R. Williams joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at "an early age" according to his obituary in the Baptist Standard. Thomas went to Pontotoc County, Mississippi in 1834. He married Mary Jane Patton in 1842 in LaFayette County, Mississippi. Mary Jane was the daughter of Samuel and Mary Pye Patton.
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Thomas became a Baptist minister before 1850 in the Coldwater Association and continued to minister after he and Mary Jane left Mississippi and moved to Texas about 1880.

Thomas R. Williams
Born: 2 Oct. 1818 Stewart Co. Tennessee
Died: 16 Feb. 1892 Erath Co. Texas
Married: Mary Jane Patton
Mary Jane born: 3 Feb 1824 Georgia
Died: 16 Feb 1892 Erath Co. Texas

Children:
Walter Colquitt (Tobe)
Born 1844 Miss.
Died: 1901 Texas
Married Sarah "Sally" Higginbotham (1846 - 1895)

Susan E
Born: 1846 Miss.
Died: 1923
Married: Frank Morrison

Mary
Born: 1848 Miss.
Died: 1856


Samuel P
Born : 1850 Miss.
Died: 1887 Texas

Jeff D:
Born: 1850
Died: 1900 Miss.
Married: Tilda Tatum (1855 - 1936)

Joseph
Born: 1854
Died: 1917
Married: Sally J. McElroy

Salina Ann
Born: 1859
Died: 1946
Married: Jeff Olinger (1860 - 1943)

Robert Tillman
Born: 1862
Married: Sarah E. Sanders

H.J. (Harriett Jane)
Born: 1865
Married: Jack Brown

2nd generation:
The children of Walter Colquitt and Kathleen Higginbotham Williams:

Stewart
Born: 1867
Died: 1877

Eudora Gertrude
Born: 1869
Died: 1894
Married: William Wiseman

Robert Taylor
Born: 1872
Died: 1960
Married: 1) Cora Allday 2) Katherine ____

Thomas Jackson
Born: 1874
Died: 1971
Married: Julia Evridge

William Hudson
Born: 1876
Died: 1941
Married: Marguerite J. Weaver

Walter Bishop (twin)
Born: 1876
Died: 1953
Married: Lillian Forbes

Lee Deerwood
Born: 1879
Died: 1958
Married: Bama Borders

May
Born: 1881
Died: 1974
Married: Greif P. Herndon

Myrtle
Born: 1883
Died: 1958
Married: Young Ayers

Blanche
Born: 1885
Died: 1931
Married: Wash Elkins

Grace
Born: 1887
Died: 1970
Married: Martin Karmany

Researched by Group 8 DNA member Joe Williams -- williamsjr_747@yahoo.com (williamsjr_747 at yahoo.com)
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