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James Benjamin Williams

Male 1825 - 1896  (70 years)


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  • Name James Benjamin Williams  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 18 Aug 1825  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  St Bartholomews Parish, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1860  Not Stated, New River, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1862  Providence, Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 8 Mar 1862  Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1870  Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Not Stated 
    Residence 1880  Providence, Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1885  Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 14 Feb 1896  Lake Butler, Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried New Zion Cemetery, Union, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Person ID I1593  tng Genealogy

    Father Abraham Taylor Williams,   b. 1786, Green Pond, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Green Pond, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Harriet Risher,   b. 1787, Bartholomew Parrish, Colleton, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Edisto, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1809  Green Pond, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Costine,   b. 14 Aug 1827, Walterboro, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1904, Lulu, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susan Williams,   b. Apr 1849, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Henry Abraham Williams,   b. 14 Sep 1853, Colleton, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1893, Lulu, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Edith Williams,   b. 1854, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Martha Williams,   b. 19 Mar 1854, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +5. William Cornelius Williams,   b. 6 Dec 1856, New River, Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1927, Palestine District, Union, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    +6. Julia Williams,   b. 7 Jul 1859, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1898  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
    +7. Author English Williams,   b. 11 Jun 1861, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1927, Lake Butler, Bradford, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1825 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 8 Mar 1862 - Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Not Stated - 1870 - Bradford, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Bradford, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1896 - Lake Butler, Bradford, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    James Benjamin Williams gravestone
    James Benjamin Williams gravestone

  • Notes 
    • American Civil War Soldiers Record
      Name: James Benjamin Williams ,
      Residence: Providence, Florida
      Enlistment Date: 08 March 1862
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Florida
      Birth Date: 18 August 1825
      Death Date: 14 February 1896
      Death Place: Bradford County, FL
      Unit Numbers: 1118
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 08 March 1862 at the age of 36
      Enlisted in Company A, 7th Infantry Regiment Florida on 08 March 1862.
      Promoted to Full Sergeant 5th Class on 30 April 1862
      Left sick on 23 August 1862 at London, TN
      POW on 01 September 1862 at London, TN (Estimated date)
      Exchanged on 17 September 1862 at Cumberland Gap, TN
      Promoted to Full Private on 08 May 1863 (Reduced to ranks)
      Hospitalized on 16 May 1864 at Macon, GA
      Returned on 23 May 1864

      Source Information:
      Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
      Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364

  • Sources 
    1. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1885; Enumeration District: 1; Locality: District 4; County: Bradford; Page: 152; Line: 3; Archive Series #: M845, Roll 1
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=5654&indiv=try
      [ View Florida Census Document]

    2. [S39] American Civil War Soldiers.
      Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
      Copyright 1997-2000
      Historical Data Systems, Inc.
      PO Box 35
      Duxbury, MA 02331

    3. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9577489.
      Record for James Benjamin Williams
      https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=99595105&indiv=try

    4. [S360] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: St Bartholomews Parish, Colleton, South Carolina; Roll M432_851; Page: 201; Image: 401.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=5734558&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S354] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: New River, Florida; Roll M653_108; Page: 521; Image: 522.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=10661629&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S352] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Sanderson, Bradford, Florida; Roll M593_128; Page: 242; Image: 491.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=311832&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    7. [S353] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Providence, Bradford, Florida; Roll T9_126; Family History Film: 1254126; Page: 267.1000; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 0120.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=5819324&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    8. [S142] Gravestone.
      [ View gravestone photograph]