Family of Rev. James Williams and Sarah Allison


Submitted by Scott Fraser

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Born: December 26, 1785
Place: Granville Co., NC
Marriage: October 8, 1808 to Sarah ALLISON
Death: October 22, 1850
Place: Chapel Hill, Marshall Co., TN
Burial: McCord/Williams Cemetery
Born: January 13, 1789
Place: Granville Co., NC
Death: October 6, 1843
Place: Chapel Hill, Marshall Co., TN
Burial: McCord/Williams Cemetery
FACTS:  Rev. James WILLIAMS of Chapel Hill was the brother of William WILLIAMS of the Belfast area.  His youngest daughter, Martha Matilda, married the youngest son of Williams WILLIAMS, Alfred Ogilvie.  Rev. James WILLIAMS came to Tennessee, settled first in Williamson county in 1809, later moved to Marshall county and established his home in the area now known as Chapel Hill, was Civil Order.  He was a Methodist minister, built his church in the area, as well as other many other prospering enterprises.  Thought to have built the first brick home in the area. 
Child 1:
Fletcher Williams
Child 2:
Nancy Williams
Child 3:
Chesley Williams
Born: July 22, 1809
Death: August 9, 1902
Place: Eagleville, Rutherford Co., TN
Spouse: Elizabeth JORDAN
Child 4:
Robert Norwood Williams
Born: September 21, 1816
Death: 1856
Spouse: Mary Paralee ENDSLEY
Child 5:
Mary James Williams
Born:  March 3, 1811
Death: June 26, 1863
Place:  Marshall Co., TN
Spouse: Joseph H. BRITTIAN
Child 6:
Jane "Jinney" Williams
Born: November 29, 1812
Death: May 13, 1879
Spouse: Hiram Elgin MURDOCK, Sr.
Child 7:
William Allison Williams
Born: July 29, 1814
Death: May 19,1902
Spouse: Mary Wilhort MURDOCK
Child 8:
James Williams, Jr.
Born: abt 1823
Spouse: Anne Elizabeth Hughes
Child 9:
Sarah Ann Williams
Born: Mary 14, 1826
Death: June 8, 1863
Spouse: Joseph Cowden McCORD
Child 10:
Elizabeth Angeline
Born: February 28, 1828
Death: March 5, 1906
Spouse:  Thomas Henry Petway MORTON
Child 11:
Elgin T. Williams
Born: January 26, 1830
Death: October 8, 1900
Place: Chapel Hill, Marshall Co., TN
Spouse: Rebecca Francis BOYD
Child 12:
Martha Matilda Williams
Born: August 26, 1831
Place: Chapel Hill, Marshall Co., TN
Death: April 26, 1864
Place: Marcella Falls, Lawrence Co., TN
Spouse:  Alfred Ogilvie WILLIAMS


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