Williams,  James

Williams, James

Male 1750 - 1794  (44 years)

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  • Name Williams, James  [1
    Born 1750  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1794  Washington, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID P2898  MK's Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2017 

    Father Williams, Reuben,   b. ABT. 1718, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bevil, Unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1749  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blackburn, Elizabeth,   b. 1752, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 July 1812, Greenville Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married ABT. 1775  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Williams, Stephen,   b. 7 Dec 1785, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1853, Smithville, Sumter County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Williams, Thomas Blackburn,   b. 21 Aug 1787,   d. 20 Jul 1852, Greenville SO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James served as an officer in the 10th and 6th Virginia Regiments in the Revolutionary War. He drew a land bounty in Virginia.

      Alphabetical List of Officers of the Continental Army
      W
      Fifteenth Virginia
      page 595
      Williams, James (Va). 2d Lieutenant 10th Virginia, 17th December, 1776; 1st Lieutenant, 18th March, 1777; Captain-Lieutenant, 2d January, 1778; regiment designated 6th Virginia, 14th September, 1778; Captain, 19th September, 1778, and served to close of war. (Died about 1823.)

      A Proclamation
      Schedule of the Names and Rank of Most of the Officers of the War of Independence
      Virginia
      page 638
      Williams, James, Captain, 6th.

      A NATIONAL REGISTER OF THE SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
      PRINCIPAL EVENTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
      page 830
      HUGH SMITH THOMPSON, New York City (5363). Son of Henry Tazewell and Agnes (Smith) Thompson; grandson of Waddy and Eliza Blackburn (Williams) Thompson; great-grandson of James Williams, Captain Sixth Virginia Regt. [p.830]

      CHARLES URQUHART WILLIAMS, Richmond, Va. (1755). Son of Charles Bruce and Ann Moscer (Hackley) Williams; grandson of James Williams, Captain Sixth Virginia Regt.

      CHARLES URQUHART WILLIAMS, JR., Richmond, Va. (1756). Son of Charles Urquhart and Alice (Davenport) Williams; grandson of Charles Bruce and Ann Mercer (Hackley) Williams; great-grandson of James Williams, Captain Sixth Virginia Regt.

      Mrs. Julia Mcwilliams Drewry.
      DAR ID Number: 20227
      Born in Spalding County, Georgia.
      Wife of Dr. N. B. Drewry.
      Descendant of Capt. James Williams and Lieut. Samuel Watson.
      Daughter of Robert Patrick McWilliams and Martha Amelia Watson, his wife.
      Granddaughter of Andrew McWilliams and Sarah Ann McGowan (1790-1880), his wife; Arthur Holman Watson and Frances Ophelia O'Hara, his wife.
      Gr.-granddaughter of Robert Patrick McGowan and Mary Thompson, his wife; Hezekiah Watson and Mary Holman, his wife.
      Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Waddy Thompson and Eliza Blackburn Williams, his wife; Samuel Watson and Frances Lewis, his wife.
      Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of James Williams and Elizabeth Blackburn, his wife.
      James Williams served in the Virginia Continental Line and, 1778, held the rank of captain. He served to the close of the war and died about 1823.
      Samuel Watson, (1740-81), served as lieutenant in the South Carolina Rangers until killed at the battle of Cowpens. He was born in Virginia, emigrated to South Carolina 1760, where he gave his life for his country.

      Mrs. Clara Talley Haynsworth.
      DAR ID Number: 37076
      Born in Columbia, South Carolina.
      Wife of Edgar C. Haynsworth.
      Descendant of Capt. James Williams.
      Daughter of William Henry Talley and Agnes Thompson, his wife.
      Granddaughter of Henry Tazewell Thompson and Agnes Smith, his wife.
      Gr.-granddaughter of Judge Thompson and Eliza Williams, his wife.
      Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of James Williams and Elizabeth Blackburn, his wife.
      James Williams, (1750-1823), served as lieutenant, 1777; captain lieutenant, 1778, and captain 6th Virginia Continental line at the close of the war.

      Mrs. Nancy Emily Davis.
      DAR ID Number: 43735
      Born in Spring Grove, South Carolina.
      Wife of John C. Davis.
      Descendant of Col. James Williams and of Capt. James Williams.
      Daughter of Col. James Washington Watts and Sallie Williams Jones, his wife.
      Granddaughter of James Watts and Nancy Clark Williams, his wife; Thomas F. Jones and Emily Cathcart, his second wife.
      Gr.-granddaughter of Washington Williams and Sarah Griffin, his wife; Chancellor Waddy Thompson and Eliza Blackburn Williams, his wife.
      Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of James Williams and Mary Wallace, his wife, parents of Washington; James Williams and Elizabeth Blackburn, his wife, m. 1775.
      James Williams, (1737-80), was a member of the Provincial Congress 1775. He was in many battles and commanded a regiment at King's Mountain where he was mortally wounded. He was born and died in Greenville Co., N. C.
      Also Nos. 13954, 15299, 24478, 35,603.
      [p.280] James Williams, (1753-1823), served as lieutenant, 1777; Captain lieutenant 1778 and 1780 captain of the 6th Virginia regiment at the close of the war.

  • Sources 
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    2. [S-163368507] s.
      Date of Import: Oct 14, 1999

    3. [S-163368506] Hammond.ftw.
      Date of Import: Oct 14, 1999


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