Re: Surname Williams--finally!
- --- In email@example.com, Robert Schneider
I noticed you said your Williams Family lived in the Crow
Creek Valley,My Williams family did also, if we are talking about the
same Crow Creek, Between Stevenson,Fackler area, I have a census of
my Great Grandfather in the crow creek area, Jasper Newton Williams,
I Have family in Fackler, Scottsboro, Stevenson In Jackson County, My
Family is the same as Gina, I grew up here and From the stories, some
even lived in Wannville.I'm not saying they are the same but if this
area is the same area your talking about, please let me know,
This is in response to you post below.
> A few weeks back a number of you responded to my
> Williams post. A few days later our power went out
> and didn't come back on for 8 days. It took me awhile
> to get going again. I'm finally able to answer you.
> 1)Brenda---You asked whether my Williams family has
> any connections with Mathersey Blackwell. That
> Blackwell name is one I can't find connected with my
> Williams family. More than that, I can't find my
> Williams family near Paint Rock. In fact, they seemed
> pretty well confined to the Crow Creek Valley. If your
> family was near Paint Rock, I don't believe it's
> likely they were connected with my family.
> My John Williams did have a John Williams Jr. but Jr.
> married someone name Mollie according to the 1860
> census. He was also a railroad agent.
> 2)To Kathy EdwardsIt's nearly 100% that my Williams
> family did live in Franklin County. I can't say
> whether or not they were related to the Guinns. I
> have no evidence relating to the Quinns.
> Two of John Williams, Sr.'s children were born in TN.
> John Jr. (1830) and Lara (1832). The rest were born
> in Jackson County, AL. I suspect that John Sr.'s
> father was William Williams who lived in Franklin
> County until the 1840s when they moved to Wright
> County, MO. Check RootsWeb for some genealogies
> concerning William Williams, born in NC, died in MO.
> Some of those researchers contacted me suggesting that
> my John Williams is part of their family.
> 3)To Gina IsmeI'm afraid I can't find any connections
> between my Williams and yours. I believe by 1817 my
> Williams family had passed through GA and was in
> Franklin County, TN. John Williams Sr., born about
> 1805, became a Baptist minister and move permanently
> to Jackson County in the 1830s. He is mentioned in
> Kennamer's history of the county.
> Thanks to everybody for their patience and their
> Robert Schneider
> P.S. I found a land transaction between my John
> Williams and the Baptist Church dated 1855. I haven't
> seen the actual document yet, but hope to in a few
> weeks. This might help us all out.