Descendants of Thomas Williams and Frances Hunter

Generation No. 1

1. Thomas2 Williams (John1) son of John and Ann Williams, was born Bet. 1750 - 1780 in New Jersey, and died October 17, 1822 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Frances Hunter May 02, 1807 in Pennsylvania, daughter of William and Frances Hunter. She was born December 23, 1781 in Pennsylvania, and died September 28, 1843 in Putnam Co IL.

Notes for Thomas Williams:

Thomas served in the war of 1812. (Page 679-680 Biographical Department - Biography of John Williams)

Thomas Williams was bound for a number of years to a farmer, after which he moved to the city of Philadelphia Pa., where he learned the business of house painter, and on May 2, 1807, he married Frances Hunter, daughter of William and Frances Hunter of Philadelphia, of which union was born on the 15th day of January 1811, William Hunter Williams, the subject of this sketch. [Page 677-678 Senachwine Township - Biography of William Hunter Williams]

More About Frances Hunter:

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of Thomas Williams and Frances Hunter are:

+ 2 i. John3 Williams, born May 16, 1813 in Philadelphia PA; died Bef. 1898 in Putnam County, Illinois.

+ 3 ii. Martha Ann Williams, born July 19, 1816 in Pennsylvania; died May 23, 1904 in Illinois.

+ 4 iii. William Hunter Williams, born January 15, 1811 in Philadelphia, PA; died August 22, 1898 in Putnam Co IL.

5 iv. James H. Williams, born Abt. 1820 in Pennsylvania.

More About James H. Williams:
1850 Occupation: Farmer
1850 Residence: Putnam Co IL


Generation No. 2

2. John3 Williams (Thomas2, John1) was born May 16, 1813 in Philadelphia PA, and died Bef. 1898 in Putnam County, Illinois. He married Melinda Morgan October 22, 1843 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of Alanson Morgan and Melinda Peters. She was born October 19, 1817 in Litchfield, Warren county, Connecticut, and died November 17, 1898 in Putnam Co IL.

Notes for John Williams:

John Williams

Page 679-680 Biographical Department

Section 31, Senachwine, Putnam county. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., May 16th, 1813. Son of Thomas and Frances Hunter Williams.

Thomas served in the war of 1812. His father, John Williams, was a citizen of New Jersey, was taken prisoner by the British and died while in prison and was buried in what is now known as Washington Square.

William Hunter, father of Frances, was in the Revolutionary war and at the battle of Germantown under Washington.

In 1824 Mr. John Williams, then a lad of eleven years of age, shook hands with La Fayette in the old Independence Hall. Having learned the bricklaying business was employed in the year 1836 in building Girard college. During the autumn and winter he made a circuitous route from Phhiladelphia to New York City, New Orleand up the Mississippi to St. Louis and thence to Hennepin, Putnam county.

In 1843 pre-empted a claim of 160 aces of land in tp 10,N,W,section 3, and the ensuing spring, 1844, came to the farm they now reside on. Wa married Oct. 22, 1843 to Melinda Morgan, daughter of Alanson and Melinda Peters Morgan, Warren, Lichfield county, Conn., formerly Hebron, Mass. Have eight children, John M., Thomas, Irvin S., Melinda, Frances, George, Adaline, and Martha Ann. John M. resides in this county. Frances, now Mrs. Lorenzo Brunt, lives in this county. The other children live at home with their parents.

Mr. Williams is a man of advanced opinions upon all questions relating to the welfare of the human family and does his own thinking. He has been a leading anti-slavery man and in the days of the "underground railroad" often assisted fugitives on their way to freedom. He was an active instigator and assistant in driving the Reeves gang from the country. He is a good talker, clear headed and genial hearted, a warm friend to those worthy of it and a hater of shams.

More About John Williams:

1850 Occupation: Mason
1850 Residence: Putnam Co IL
1860 Occupation: Farmer
1860 Residence: Snachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL
1880 Census Fact: Farmer (brick layer)
1880 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Notes for Melinda Morgan:
Taken From the Putnam Record
November 17, 1898
Putnam - Nov. 21

Malinda, widow of the late John Williams, passed to the other life during the night of November 17, at 12:30 o'clock, at the advanced age of 81 years. She had been feeble in both mind and body for a number of years, and recently she had been laying in a stupor most of the time. Mr. daughter, Mrs. Funson, of Keota, Ia., arrived in time to attend the funeral, which took place at the M. E. church, Rev. Northup officiating. He have a grand discourse to a large and attentive audience.

Deceased was born in Litchfield, Warren county, Conn., October 19, 1817. Her father and family moved to the west in 1835, when the subject of this sketch was 18. After moving several times the family settled on Crow Meadow Prairie, not far from Henry, in 1841. October 22, 1843, she was married to John Williams. In 1844 they settled on the farm where they have since lived until called higher. Their family consisted of nine children, five sons and four daughters. Their daughters all live in the far west with their families. She also has several great grand children. The sons, with the exception of two, one who died (... can't read...) from his family, but a few months before the father, are settled near the old home.

Marriage Notes for John Williams and Melinda Morgan:
John William and Melinda Morgan, October 22, 1843 by Samuel C. Bacon

Children of John Williams and Melinda Morgan are:

+ 6 i. Daughter4 Williams.

+ 7 ii. Son Williams.

+ 8 iii. John Morgan Williams, born August 28, 1844 in Putnam Co IL; died November 01, 1933 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL.

+ 9 iv. Thomas Williams, born February 1846 in Illinois; died Aft. 1900.

+ 10 v. Irvin S. Williams, born May 1849 in Illinois.

+ 11 vi. Frances Williams, born Abt. 1852 in Illinois.

12 vii. Melinda Williams, born Abt. 1852.

+ 13 viii. George Williams, born 1853 in Illinois; died 1897.

14 ix. Adaline Williams, born Abt. 1857. She married Enoch Strawn November 22, 1880 in Snachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL.

Marriage Notes for Adaline Williams and Enoch Strawn:

Taken From the Henry Republican November 25, 1880

In Snachwine township, Putnam county, Nov. 22, at the residence of the bride's parents, by W. H. Williams, Esq., Enoch Strawn of Hopewell, Marshall county, and Adaline, daughter of John and Melinda Williams.

+ 15 x. Martha Ann Williams, born October 02, 1859 in Putnam, Putnam Co. IL; died February 15, 1927 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co. Iowa.


3. Martha Ann3 Williams (Thomas2, John1) was born July 19, 1816 in Pennsylvania, and died May 23, 1904 in Illinois. She married James Alfred Wooley 1836. He was born May 06, 1811 in Chesterfield, England, and died August 26, 1887 in Illinois.

More About Martha Ann Williams:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Notes for James Alfred Wooley:

James Alfred Wooley

Page 672-673 Senachwine Township

Mr. Wooley was born May 6, 1811 in Chesterfield, England. In 1832 left home and while on his voyage to this country was wrecked on the Fayal Islands. Reaching New York, he went directly to Albany, where he was employed in Dr. Nott's foundry. Found employment in various places; thence proceeded to Philadelphia, where he resided nearly six years, following his usual vocation.

He came to the State of Illinois in 1842, and located in Senachwine township, where he purchased a farm of eighty acres directly from the Government; afterward two eighty-acre farms, one of which he sold and built a store at Senachwine. He was married in 1836 to Martha Ann Williams, daughter of Thomas and Frances Hunter Williams of Philadelphia.

Mr. Wooley has six children living as follows: Susanah, William P., Kate, James Alfred, Fanny and Priscella Angeline. William resides in Iowa; and James A., a physician in Occident, Sonoma county, Cal. As an oculist, Mr. Wooley has had much practice and experience, and has been most successful in his treatment.

More About James Alfred Wooley:
1850-1860 Occupation: Farmer
1850 Residence: Putnam Co IL
1860 Residence: Snachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL
1880 Occupation: Farmer
1880 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of Martha Williams and James Wooley are:

16 i. Susannah4 Wooley, born Abt. 1838 in Pennsylvania.

+ 17 ii. William F. Wooley, born Abt. 1839 in Pennsylvania; died May 1918.

18 iii. Keturah Wooley, born November 23, 1842 in Pennsylvania; died April 24, 1918.

More About Keturah Wooley:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

+ 19 iv. James Alfred Wooley, born Abt. 1847 in Pennsylvania; died Aft. 1880.

+ 20 v. Francis Wooley, born Abt. 1849 in Illinois.

21 vi. Martha Wooley, born Abt. 1851 in Illinois.

22 vii. Albertina Wooley, born September 07, 1855 in Illinois; died March 07, 1879. She married Marsh.

More About Albertina Wooley:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

23 viii. Priscella Angeline Wooley, born Abt. 1858 in Illinois.


4. William Hunter3 Williams (Thomas2, John1) was born January 15, 1811 in Philadelphia, PA, and died August 22, 1898 in Putnam Co IL. He married Theodosia Holmes Lyon June 29, 1843 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of Abijah Lyon and Comfort Holms. She was born July 16, 1821 in New York, and died March 20, 1909 in Putnam County, Illinois.

Notes for William Hunter Williams:

Henry Republican, January 24, 1884

Putnam

Ex-Judge W. H. Williams was "surprised" on Tuesday afternoon of last week by a goodly number of his old friends and neighbors, it being the 73d anniversary of his birth. The occasion has been planned by his wife and son Howard's wife, and was successfully carried out. Their beautiful rsidence was thus invaded, and among the number was Mr. and Mrs. Loton Frisbey, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Taliaferro, Mr. and Mrs. John Williams, and many others of his old time pioneer neighbors.

Mr. Williams was among the earliest of the settlers on this side of the river. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and resided there until about the time he emigrated to Illinois, which was in the year 1839. In the year 1843 he entered from "Uncle Sam" 80 acres of the farm he has since owned and lived upon; an additional 80 he purchased of S. C. Bacon, 130 acres of this tract constituting the farm he now possesses. Here he erected a commodious cabin, married Theodosia Holmes Lyon of Marshall county on June 29, 1843, and settled down for a permanent home. Nine children, all living, and all married but three, have been vouchsafed to them.

Two years ago, they erected themselves a commodious, handsome frame residence, which is a valuable accession to the prairie, as also a smaller one for his son Howard and family. In their decling days is this couple thus comfortabley and happily provided for. Mr. Williams is a man of excellent character and purity of life. He is held in very high esteem by all who know him. He has always been an anti-slavery man, and hence a conscientious and ardent republican. For many years he was postmaster of Senachwine, and the only member of the Putnam County Republican Central Committee on the west side of the river. He has also held the responsible office of county judge for six years, filling its duties with great care, faithfulness and scrupulous fairness. He has also been school treasurer, justice of the peace, and town clerk of his township.

William Hunter Williams

Page 677-678 Senachwine Township

Mr. Williams lives on section 19, township 14 west, range 10 east, Putnam county, Ill. The ancestors of the subject of this sketch were John Williams, a native of Wales and Ann Williams, his wife, a native of Plymouth, England, resided previous to the war of the American Revolution, in the colony of New Jersey. During the war their domicile was burned by the British army, causing a separation of the family, and at which time it is supposed their family record was lost or destroyed. Their son Thomas Williams was bound for a number of years to a farmer, after which he moved to the city of Philadelphia Pa., where he learned the business of house painter, and on May 2, 1807, he married Frances Hunter, daughter of William and Frances Hunter of Philadelphia, of which union was born on the 15th day of January 1811, William Hunter Williams, the subject of this sketch. When he was about seven years old his father removed with his family to the city of Baltimore Md., where on the 17th day of October, 1822, his father died, leaving a widow and four children, who returned to Philadelphia, where William H. attended the public schools of the city until about fourteen years of age, when he was apprenticed to William Ford to learn the business of silver-plating.

In the month of May, 1837, in consequences of the financial convulsion of the country he sought to improve his circumstances by removing to what was then called the Western States. Accordingly in the fore part of June, 1837, he reached the village of Hartford, Dearborn county, in the south-eastern portion of the State of Indiana. In the month of August of that year he made a prospecting tour on foot to Indianapolis, the thence went to the eastern part of Illinois, where his further progress west was arrested by fever and ague (his objective point being Alton, Ill.), and caused him to endeavor to retrace his steps to Hartford, Ind., which was accomplished with great effort during some time in the month of September.

In the year 1838 he gained his first experience as a farmer joined with the disadvantage of a relapse of the ague and fever, having rented seven acres of land and raised a crop of corn, and in the latter part of the summer of that year took a position as clerk in a country general store. Late in the autumn of 1838 he was engaged as clerk and hand on a flatboat to take a cargo of flour and pork to the lower Mississippi River, having accomplished which he, in the spring of 1839, returned to Hartford, Ind., making a detour to visit his brother, who had preceded him to Putnam county, Ill., upon which occasion he concluded to settle permanently in Illinois.

Returning to Hartford, he was offered a situation on a store-boat, and continued in the boating business until sometime in September, 1839, and on or about the 21st of September stared on horseback form Hartford to go to Marshall county, Ill., arriving Oct. 1, 1839. On the firs of May, 1843, he entered eighty acres of land and received the Government patent for the same, under the administration of President John Tyler, and on the 26th day of December, 1856, purchased eighty acres adjoining from Samuel c. Bacon.

On the 29th day of June, 1843, he was married to Miss Theodosia Holmes Lyon, daughter of Abijah Lyon and Comfort Holmes Lyon, natives of Westchester county, New York, who removed for the city of New York to Marshall county Ill., in the spring of 1839. Mr. Williams has nine children as follows: Frances H., William A., Martha Mary, John Howard, Emma E., James Albert, Theodosia Ann and David Herbert. Frances H., now Mrs. Samuel A. Wilson of Adin, Modoc county, Cal.; Martha now Mrs. Charles M. Hobbs, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mary now Mrs. O. H. Lincoln, of Marengo, McHenry county, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln are now professional teachers. Emma E., now wife of Rev. W. B. Berry, lives at Barry, Pike county, Ill.; William A., resides in the town of Belvidere, Thayer county, Neb; John H. lives at home engaged in farming; Jas. A. is teaching in Bureau county, Ill.; Theodosia A. is in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and D. Herbert at home attending school.

Mr. and Mrs. Williams commenced housekeeping on the first purchase of land in the spring of the year 1844, passing through all the experiences of a pioneer farmer incident to that period of the history of the State of Illinois. In 1847 he was elected to the office of justice of the peace of Senachwine precinct holds the same office at the present time, and lives on his original location, was county judge for a period of six years, succeeding Joel W. Hopkins in that office, Mr. Hopkins being elected a member of the State Legislature; was postmaster at the village of Senachwine nearly ten years; was town clerk a number of years; was township treasurer of schools nearly thirty years; served one year in the office of town collector. Mr. and Mrs. Williams are members of the Henry Society of the New Jerusalem or Swedenborgian church for over twenty years. The judge, as he is familiarly called, is now 69 years of age. His wife in 58 years. They with their large family of children enjoy a remarkable degree of health.

More About William Hunter Williams:
1850-1870  Occupation: Farmer
1850 Residence: 1850, Putnam Co. IL
1860-1870  Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

More About Theodosia Holmes Lyon:

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of William Williams and Theodosia Lyon are:

+ 24 i. Frances H.4 Williams, born Abt. 1845 in Illinois; died Aft. 1907.

+ 25 ii. William A. Williams, born October 1848 in Illinois; died Aft. 1910 in Texas.

+ 26 iii. Martha Williams, born November 1849 in Putnam Co IL; died Aft. 1930 in Iowa.

27 iv. Mary Williams, born Abt. May 1850; died Aft. 1907. She married Omer H. Lincoln March 19, 1872 in Snachwine twp, Putnam co. IL; died Aft. 1907.

More About Mary Williams:
1870 Census Fact: Living with parents
1870 Occupation: Teacher
1870 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Marriage Notes for Mary Williams and Omer Lincoln:
March 21, 1872
At Snachwine, Putnam county, March 19, by Rev. B. Edmiston of this city, Omer H. Lincoln, and Miss Mary, daughter of Judge W. H. Williams of S.

+ 28 v. John Howard Williams, born February 26, 1854 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL; died 1916 in Putnam Co IL.

29 vi. Emma Elizabeth Williams, born Abt. 1856 in Putnam Co IL; died Aft. 1907. She married William Butler Berry February 08, 1876 in Henry, Marshall Co. IL; died Aft. 1907.

Marriage Notes for Emma Williams and William Berry:

February 10, 1876

Married in this city, Feb. 8, at the New Church Temple, by Rev. Berry Edmiston, Elder William Butler Berry, pastor of Disciple church at Snachwine, and Miss Emma E., daughter of ex-judge W. H. Williams of Snachwine. The above happy incident was witnessed by a large number of invited guests. At four 0'clock the bride and groom took the cars for Peoria, from whence they visit friends in various portions of the state.

30 vii. James Albert Williams, born Abt. 1858 in Putnam Co IL.

+ 31 viii. Theodosia Ann Williams, born August 31, 1860 in Putnam County, Illinois; died June 25, 1898 in Marion County, Illinois.

32 ix. David Herbert Williams, born Abt. 1864 in Illinois; died Bef. 1907 in Tennessee.


Generation No. 3

6. Daughter4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) She married John T. Kisler.

Child of Daughter Williams and John Kisler is:

33 i. Son5 Kisler, born January 30, 1878 in Snachwine township, Putnam Co. IL.

Notes for Son Kisler:

February 7, 1878

At Snachwine, Jan. 30, a son to John T. Kisler, and grandson to John Williams.


7. Son4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1)

Children of Son Williams are:

34 i. Martha A.5 Williams, born Abt. 1877.

35 ii. W. Morton Williams, born Abt. 1878 in Illinois.


8. John Morgan4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born August 28, 1844 in Putnam Co IL, and died November 01, 1933 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL. He married Eliza Jane Downey May 25, 1876 in Snachwine, Putnam Co IL, daughter of Francis Downey and Jane Walsch. She was born June 1850 in New York, and died 1928 in Putnam Co IL.

Notes for John Morgan Williams:

John M. Williams

Page 679 Biographical Department

Mr. Williams was born August 28, 1844, and is a son of John and Malinda Morgan Williams, well-known citizens of Senachwine Township. He enlisted January 26, 1865, as a private in company A, 148th Regiment Ill. Volunteers was assigned to the Army of the Tennessee and in August received his discharge at the close of the war. In 1872 made a tour through the west, visiting Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri with the intention of locating but returned and May 25, 1876, married Eliza J. Downey, daughter of Francis and Jane Welch Downey, of this township. Has one child, Carrie E.

In 1872 was the active agent, as well as prime mover together with other citizens of Senachwine, in making a saving to the county of ten thousand dollars by stopping the issue of bonds for that amount which otherwise would have been issued in favor of the Kankakee and Illinois River railroad. Mr. Williams is a farmer by vocation and shells corn for gain men and others. Has been constable for four years, collector for one year and school director six years, and is also an ingenious mechanic and inventor, having secured patents on an invention that promises to become valuable.

More About John Morgan Williams:

1880 Occupation: Farmer
1900 Occupation: Machine Salesman
1910 Occupation: Implement Dealer
1920 Occupation: Breeder
1880 -1920 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

More About Eliza Jane Downey:
1900 Census Fact: Three children born, 3 living
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Marriage Notes for John Williams and Eliza Downey:
June 1, 1876
Married in Snachwine, at the M. E. church, Thursday evening, May 25th, by Rev. H. C. Birch, John Morgan Williams and Eliza J. Downey, both of Putnam.

Children of John Williams and Eliza Downey are:

36 i. Carrie E.5 Williams, born Abt. 1879 in Putnam Co IL.

More About Carrie E. Williams:
Other Info: 1880, age 7 months in census

37 ii. William H. Williams, born October 1882 in Putnam Co IL.

38 iii. Logan L. Williams, born July 1886 in Putnam Co IL.

39 iv. Benjamin H. Williams, born January 1888.


9. Thomas4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born February 1846 in Illinois, and died Aft. 1900. He married Unknown Bet. 1870 - 1874 in Putnam County, IL. She was born in Missouri, and died Bef. 1880 in Putnam Co IL.

More About Thomas Williams:

1870 Census Fact: Single and living with parents
1870 Occupation: Farmer
1880 Occupation: Laborer
1880 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
1900 Occupation: Farm laborer
1900 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of Thomas Williams and Unknown are:

40 i. Mary M.5 Williams, born July 1874 in Putnam Co IL.

+ 41 ii. John L. Williams, born Abt. 1875 in Putnam Co IL; died 1954.

42 iii. Deborah Williams, born Abt. 1875 in Putnam Co IL.


10. Irvin S.4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born May 1849 in Illinois. He married Annie Abt. 1884 in Illinois. She was born November 1857 in Illinois.

More About Irvin S. Williams:
1900 Occupation: Farmer
1900 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of Irvin Williams and Annie are:

43 i. John J.5 Williams, born July 1885.

44 ii. James R. Williams, born February 1887.

45 iii. Vida J. Williams, born February 1889.

46 iv. Jay E. Williams, born July 1890.

47 v. Grace Williams, born December 1893.

48 vi. Mary Williams, born March 1896.


11. Frances4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1852 in Illinois. She married Lorenzo Brunt.

Child of Frances Williams and Lorenzo Brunt is:

49 i. Son5 Brunt, born October 16, 1876.

Notes for Son Brunt:
October 26, 1876
Born at Snachwine, October 16, a son to J. Brunt and grandson to John Williams


13. George4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born 1853 in Illinois, and died 1897. He married Alice Bef. 1891 in Illinois. She was born March 1871 in Illinois, and died 1922.

More About George Williams:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

More About Alice:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of George Williams and Alice are:

50 i. Martha5 Williams, born June 1891.

51 ii. Francis Williams, born December 1892.

52 iii. George Williams, born June 1894.

53 iv. Alice Williams, born February 1897.


15. Martha Ann4 Williams (John3, Thomas2, John1) was born October 02, 1859 in Putnam, Putnam Co. IL, and died February 15, 1927 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co. Iowa. She married Henry Oliver Funston March 05, 1890 in Snachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL, son of Thomas Funston and Margaret McCoy. He was born July 02, 1852 in Wilmington, Clinton, OH, and died August 06, 1902 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co. Iowa.

More About Martha Ann Williams:
Other Info: June 1860, age 9 months in census

More About Henry Oliver Funston:
Burial: Keota, Keokuck, IA

Children of Martha Williams and Henry Funston are:

+ 54 i. Clarence Roy5 Funston, born January 25, 1891 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co IA; died June 05, 1966 in Keota, Iowa.

55 ii. Henry Clayton Funston, born March 30, 1893.

56 iii. Clara Margaret Funston, born March 30, 1893.

57 iv. Fannie Marie Funston, born May 11, 1895.


17. William F.4 Wooley (Martha Ann3 Williams, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1839 in Pennsylvania, and died May 1918. He married Rachel Allender Bef. 1863 in Putnam County, IL, daughter of John Allender and Batcheba. She was born Abt. 1842 in Pennsylvania.

More About William F. Wooley:
1880 Occupation: Farmer
1880 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of William Wooley and Rachel Allender are:

+ 58 i. Frank E.5 Wooley, born Abt. 1863 in Illinois; died Aft. 1920 in Probably Colorado.

59 ii. Alice Wooley, born Abt. 1870.

60 iii. Nellie Wooley, born Abt. 1877.


19. James Alfred4 Wooley (Martha Ann3 Williams, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1847 in Pennsylvania, and died Aft. 1880. He married Mary A. Dunn Bef. 1876. She was born Abt. 1857 in Illinois, and died Aft. 1880.

More About James Alfred Wooley:
1880 Occupation: Pa Physician
1880 Residence: Bodega, Sonoma Co California

Child of James Wooley and Mary Dunn is:

+ 61 i. George Alfred5 Wooley, born May 18, 1876 in California; died April 22, 1956 in San Mateo Co California.


20. Francis4 Wooley (Martha Ann3 Williams, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1849 in Illinois. She married William Weaver October 21, 1880 in Philadelphia, PA.

Marriage Notes for Francis Wooley and William Weaver:

Taken From the Henry Republican October 28, 1880 Married in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 21, at the residence of Mr. Frescoln, chorister of Christ's Episcopal church, William Weaver of Woodbine, Pa., and Miss Fanny, daughter of J. A. Wooley of Snachwine.

Child of Francis Wooley and William Weaver is:

62 i. William Henry5 Weaver, born August 12, 1881; died February 22, 1882 in Edgemoor, Delaware.

Notes for William Henry Weaver:

TAKEN FROM THE HENRY REPUBLICAN, HENRY, IL
March 9, 1882
At Edgemoor, Del, Feb. 22, of lung fever, William Henry, 6 months and 10 days, only child of William H. and Fannie Weaver, and grandson of Mr. J. A. Wooley of Senachwine.


24. Frances H.4 Williams (William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1845 in Illinois, and died Aft. 1907. She married Samuel A. Wilson Bet. 1860 - 1867 in Putnam County, IL, son of Wilson and Mary. He was born Abt. 1842 in Indiana, and died Aft. 1907.

More About Samuel A. Wilson:
1860 Census Fact: Living with mother
1860-1870 Occupation: Farmer
1860-1870 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
1880 Occupation: Blacksmith
1880 Residence: Adin, Modoc Co California

Children of Frances Williams and Samuel Wilson are:

63 i. Nellie B.5 Wilson, born March 13, 1868.

Notes for Nellie B. Wilson:

March 19, 1868
Born at Snachwine, March 13, a daughter to Samuel A. Wilson, photographer in Henry and grandchild to W. H. Williams of Snachwine.

64 ii. Ezra M. Wilson, born Abt. 1867.

65 iii. Willie O. Wilson, born Abt. 1871.

66 iv. Larence Wilson, born October 1880.


25. William A.4 Williams (William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born October 1848 in Illinois, and died Aft. 1910 in Texas. He married Emma Abt. 1882. She was born October 1865 in Illinois, and died Bef. 1910.

More About William A. Williams:

1870 Census Fact: Living with parents

1870 Occupation: Farm Hand

1900 Residence: Belvidere, Thayer Co, Nebraska

1910 Occupation: Farmer - fruit farm

1910 Residence: Justice Precinct, Harris Co Texas

Children of William Williams and Emma are:

67 i. William H.5 Williams, born May 1883 in Nebraska.

+ 68 ii. Wilber Burdette Williams, born April 15, 1888 in Bellvedere, Nebraska; died January 1971 in Callahan Co Texas.

69 iii. Ora A. Williams, born October 1889 in Nebraska.

70 iv. John W. Williams, born April 1893 in Nebraska.

71 v. Julius Albert Williams, born May 1895.

72 vi. Julia Williams, born Abt. 1901 in Nebraska.


26. Martha4 Williams (William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born November 1849 in Putnam Co IL, and died Aft. 1930 in Iowa. She married Charles M. Hobbs Bet. 1870 - 1876, son of Benjamin Hobbs and Jane E.. He was born March 1845 in Michigan, and died Bet. 1920 - 1925 in Iowa.

More About Martha Williams:

1870 Census Fact: Living with parents

1870 Occupation: Teacher

1925 Census Fact: Widow

1925-1930 Residence: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, Iowa

More About Charles M. Hobbs:

1870 Occupation: Farm hand for William Wheeler

1870 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

1880-1920  Residence: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, Iowa

1880 Occupation: RR laborer

1900 Occupation: RR yardman

1910 Occupation: None

1920 Occupation: Wood crafter at home

Children of Martha Williams and Charles Hobbs are:

73 i. Herby5 Hobbs, born May 08, 1876 in Council Bluff, Iowa; died July 16, 1876 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Notes for Herby Hobbs:

May 18, 1876

Born at Council Bluffs, may 8, a son to Charles Hobbs, and grandson to W. H. Williams of Snachwine.

July 20, 1876

At Council Bluffs, July 16, Herby, aged 2 months, infant son of Mattie and Charels Hobbs, and grandson of W. H. Williams of Snachwine.

74 ii. Theodosia Jennie Hobbs, born September 1879 in Iowa.

More About Theodosia Jennie Hobbs:

1910-1920 Census Fact: Living with parents

1910 Occupation: None

1910-1930  Residence: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, Iowa

1920 Census Fact: Living with parents

1920 Occupation: Instruction music public schools

1925-1930 Census Fact: Living with mother

1930 Occupation: Music teacher - public schools


28. John Howard4 Williams (William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born February 26, 1854 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL, and died 1916 in Putnam Co IL. He married Naomi Rodgers December 11, 1878 in Wheatland, Bureau Co. IL, daughter of Gardner Rodgers and Elizabeth Bell. She was born September 30, 1858 in Lone Tree, Bureau Co Illinois, and died 1941 in Putnam Co IL.

More About John Howard Williams:

1900 Occupation: Farmer

1900 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

1910 Occupation: Farm Operator

1910 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

More About Naomi Rodgers:

1910 Census Fact: Six children born, 5 children living

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Marriage Notes for John Williams and Naomi Rodgers:

December 12, 1878

Married in Wheatland, Bureau county, Dec. 11, at the residence of Mr. John Bell, grandfather of the bride, by Rev. E. H. Baker of this city, John Howard Williams of Snachwine and Miss Naomi Rodgers of W.

Children of John Williams and Naomi Rodgers are:

75 i. Comfort H.5 Williams, born June 24, 1880; died Bef. 1885.

More About Comfort H. Williams:

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

76 ii. Gardner Roger Williams, born May 10, 1882 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL; died 1952.

Notes for Gardner Roger Williams:
May 11, 1882
Born in Snachwine township, May 10th, a son to J. Howard Williams

More About Gardner Roger Williams:
Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

77 iii. Myrtle Bell Williams, born December 1885. She married Charles E. Stickel.

78 iv. Mary Williams, born December 1888.

79 v. Meta Naomi Williams, born March 1892.

80 vi. William Howard Williams, born October 1898; died 1916.

More About William Howard Williams:

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL


31. Theodosia Ann4 Williams (William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born August 31, 1860 in Putnam County, Illinois, and died June 25, 1898 in Marion County, Illinois. She married Thomas Dwyer Hill September 29, 1886, son of William Hill. He was born March 10, 1856 in Marion Illinois, and died 1912 in California.

More About Thomas Dwyer Hill:

1900 Residence: Haines Township, Marion Co IL

1900 Census Fact: Listed as widower and living with father

1900 Occupation: Farmer

Children of Theodosia Williams and Thomas Hill are:

81 i. William D.5 Hill, born December 06, 1887 in California.

More About William D. Hill:

1900 Residence: Haines Township, Marion Co IL

1900 Census Fact: Living with grandparents

82 ii. Theodosia F. Hill, born August 23, 1889 in California.

More About Theodosia F. Hill:

1900 Residence: Haines Township, Marion Co IL

1900 Census Fact: Living with grandparents


Generation No. 4

41. John L.5 Williams (Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1875 in Putnam Co IL, and died 1954. He married Grace M. Bef. 1906 in Illinois. She was born 1879, and died 1919.

More About John L. Williams:

1920 Occupation: Farm laborer

1920 Residence: Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

More About Grace M.:

Burial: Putnam Cemetery, Putnam Co IL

Children of John Williams and Grace M. are:

83 i. Lucille E.6 Williams, born Abt. 1906.

84 ii. Hazel W. Williams, born Abt. 1908.


54. Clarence Roy5 Funston (Martha Ann4 Williams, John3, Thomas2, John1) was born January 25, 1891 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co IA, and died June 05, 1966 in Keota, Iowa. He married Martha Perle Perrin February 27, 1916 in Iowa City, Iowa, daughter of John Perrin and Jane Kolosick. She was born May 06, 1896 in Seventy-Six Twp., Washington Co IA, and died September 29, 1956 in Iowa City, Iowa.

Children of Clarence Funston and Martha Perrin are:

85 i. Delmar Leroy6 Funston.

86 ii. Clarence Clifton Funston.

87 iii. Helen Virginia Funston.

88 iv. Hazel Laverne Funston.

89 v. Leland Dean Funston.


58. Frank E.5 Wooley (William F.4, Martha Ann3 Williams, Thomas2, John1) was born Abt. 1863 in Illinois, and died Aft. 1920 in Probably Colorado. He married Maggie Bef. 1895. She was born Abt. 1865 in Ohio, and died Aft. 1920 in Probably Colorado.

More About Frank E. Wooley:

1910 Occupation: Laborer - fruit farm

1910 Residence: Hotchkiss, Delta Co Colorado

1920 Occupation: None

1920 Residence: Hotchkiss, Delta Co Colorado

Children of Frank Wooley and Maggie are:

90 i. Fern6 Wooley, born Abt. 1895 in Kansas.

91 ii. Fay Wooley, born Abt. 1895 in Kansas.


61. George Alfred5 Wooley (James Alfred4, Martha Ann3 Williams, Thomas2, John1) was born May 18, 1876 in California, and died April 22, 1956 in San Mateo Co California. He married Olive Leonore Melliush Abt. 1905 in California, daughter of Melliush and Flynn. She was born June 01, 1878 in California, and died February 19, 1945 in San Francisco Co, California.

More About George Alfred Wooley:

1910 Occupation: Accountant - railroad

1910 Residence: San Francisco, California

1920 Occupation: Clerk - S.P. R.R.

1920 Residence: Palo Alta, Santa Clara Co California

1930 Occupation: Clerk - railroad

1930 Residence: San Francisco, California

Children of George Wooley and Olive Melliush are:

92 i. Marion6 Wooley, born Abt. 1911.

93 ii. Eleanor Grace Wooley, born October 13, 1914 in California; died January 30, 1992 in Sonoma Co Califonia. She married Delcarlo.

More About Eleanor Grace Wooley:

Last Residence: San Francisco Co, California


68. Wilber Burdette5 Williams (William A.4, William Hunter3, Thomas2, John1) was born April 15, 1888 in Bellvedere, Nebraska, and died January 1971 in Callahan Co Texas. He married Carrie B. Abt. 1917 in Texas. She was born Abt. 1893 in Texas, and died Aft. 1930 in Probably Texas.

More About Wilber Burdette Williams:

1917 Occupation: Carpenter

1917 Residence: Cross Plains, Texas

1920 Occupation: Carpenter - House

1920 Residence: Cross Plains, Callahan Co Texas

1930 Occupation: Cabinet Builder, Planing Mill

1930 Residence: Cross Plains, Callahan Co Texas

Last Residence: Cross Plains, Callahan Co Texas

Children of Wilber Williams and Carrie B. are:

94 i. Burdette6 Williams, born Abt. 1914.

95 ii. Ida Nell Williams, born Abt. 1920.

96 iii. Emma J. Williams, born Abt. 1923.


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