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James Williams family 1800’s Georgia and maybe North Carolina.

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James Williams family 1800’s Georgia and maybe North Carolina.

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 5:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Williams, Farabee, Nicholson
Information on any of the following will be much appreciated.

James Williams is thought to have been born about 1800 in VA or NC, not sure where or when he died, some say Holly Springs GA about 1883.

James and first wife name unknown had children:
Amanda Lenora Williams b. 1824 m. Luke Turner Watkins 1843
Mahala Jane Williams b. 1827 m. Coleman Farabee
John Floyd Williams b. 1828 m. Keturah Margaret Coleman 1850 Jackson Co. GA (My GG-Grandfather) d. Civil War Vicksburg April 1863

James married second wife Barbary Meyers 19 Nov 1829 in Hall Co. GA and had children:
Elisha R. Williams b. 1831
James E Williams b. 1837 (maybe twin or maybe wrong date)
Sarah Adeline Williams b. 1837 m. Samuel Singleton Nicholson 1860 Greene Co. GA.
Zemila Anne Williams b. 1838
Thirza A Williams b. 1842

Census information:

1850 Jackson Co. James age 51 wife Barbary age 48 living next door to Washington C Farabee family with 7 children and Marion C Farabee age 1. James’ daughter Mahala now married to Farabee but living with James and Barbary.

1870 Greene Co. Penfield Post Office James age 70 Barbary age 66 living with family of daughter Sarah A and her husband Samuel Singleton Nicholson

1880 Jackson Co. James age 79, wife Barbary age 77 living with family of daughter Sarah A and her husband Samuel Singleton Nicholson

My line:
James Williams b.1801
John Floyd Williams b. 1828
Emmet Reynolds Williams b.1853
John Thurber Williams b.1883
Newell Thurman Williams b.1909
Me … John Allen Williams b.1942

Regards,
John A Williams
Memphis, TN

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