Williams Lumber Photo

Absalom William and sons Edwin and David, along with grandson John Thomas Williams built many wood, lumber, grist and paper mills in Tennessee, the latter sons building in Lauderdale Tennessee. Some of David Williams daughters, shown here with their husbands, stand in front of the Williams Lumber Mill near Ripley, Tennessee. They are left to right: Mary Jane Williams and husband Bill Brown, Francis "Fannie" Williams and husband Jim Jenkins, Martha Harriett "Mattie" Williams and husband John McGaughey, and Cornelia "Neelie" Williams and husband William Cornelius "Big Neelie" Burks.

2002 Tammy Hamilton

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