Jonas Willliams House
- The Jonas Williams Bible copyright 1849 date was located in 1948 at
the home of Mrs. Lydia Bailey in Tarboro, NC according to the Old
Dobbers posting. My cousin owns the Jonas Williams home, Greene
County, NC. Jonas Williams is our great x4 grandfather and the
homeplace has been in the family continually for eight generations.
We are trying to located the current owners of the Jonas Williams
Bible or anything else regarding Jonas Williams family would be
Lydia Edwards Bailey parents were William Henry Edwards(1864-1920)
and Sara Lou Brand (1874-1901). Sara Lou is g.g.aunt.
Jonas Williams (b unknown d abt 1771) birth date is unknown at the
present time, but the earlies land record for a Jonas Williams
predates the formation of Dobbs County.
Jonas Williams is purchasing
land, house and orchard from JOHN MATTHIAS with Virginia money.
Nov 1746 April 1750 Book 1
Matthews, John to Jonas Williams 87
Source:NC Grantor/Grantee Index of Johnson, Dobbs, Lenoir Counties,
Old Dobbs County Transcribed by Martha Mewborn Marble 1377
Independence Ave, SE
Washington, D. C. 20003