Friday, January 16, 2009

Stephen Williams l Abt. 1763 - 1843

Brunswick County,
North Carolina

Stephen Williams, I
Born: Abt 1763 Edgecombe County, N.C.
Died: 16 Sept 1843 Brunswick County, N.C.
Married: 1st wife ___; 2nd Mary "Polly" White on 30 Jun 1808

(probably from 1st wife)


Born: Abt. 1800 Brunswick County, N.C.
Died: Abt. 1868 Brunswick County, N.C.
John - Born: unknown

James - Born: unknown

Nancy - Born: unknown

Leavy - Born: unknown

. 2nd generation:
Zadock Williams (son of Stephen I)
Born: Abt. 1800 Brunswick County, N.C.
Died: 16 Sept. 1843 Brunswick County, N.C.
Married: Jane _________
Stephen II (son of Zadock)
Born Abt. 1826 Northwest Twp. Brunswick Co. NC
Died: Between 1867 - 1870 Place unknownMarried: Penelope Hilburn on 22 Nov 1849 Brunswick Co. NC
Penelope Hilburn born: 29 Oct 1829; died 30 Oct 1895
Buried in the Gurganus Cemetery, Brunswick Co., NC

Born: Abt. 1830 Brunswick County, N.C.

Born: Abt. 1833 Brunswick County, N.C.

Born: Abt. 1840 Brunswick County, N.C.
Stephen Williams I was in the Revolutionary War; he received a pension (file number 9897). He stated in his pension application that he enlisted in the Army in 1782 with Joseph T. Rhodes and served in the 10th Regiment of the North Carolina Line. At that time he was living in Duplin County, N. C. He also stated that he was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, that he did not know exactly what year he had been born, but was certain he was upwards of 70 years old. His wife, Polly, applied for a pension after Stephen's death. At the date of her application, 3 Feb. 1860, she stated that she was aged 71.

David Williams, a direct descendant of Stephen Williams, is a member of Williams DNA Group 8. His email address is:

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