WILLIAMS family, Granville Co., NC

Today I combed through the Granville Co., NC usgenweb files looking for information on the Williams family. My ancestor, Henry Williams, was not from Granville Co.; he was from Caswell Co., NC. However, his father, Daniel Williams lived in Granville Co., NC along with many of Henry’s siblings.

Here is what I found:

  • Marriage record of Charles Williams to Hannah Clewall, 23 Feb 1797; This Charles Williams was probably a son of William Williams and is mentioned in his will.
  • Revolutionary War Pension files for Samuel F. Williams, son of William Williams, and Solomon Williams.
  • History of Granville Co., NC including Judge Henderson and John Williams. This Williams – Henderson connection intrigued me because Daniel Williams married Ursula Henderson.
  • Orphan accounts of Granville Co., NC: Elinor Armsby to Daniel and Ursula Williams to learn housewifery, 22 Mar 1759; Samuel Wheeler to James Williams to learn carpentry, 21 Mar 1758.

All of this information was copied and saved to my “Daniel Williams.doc” file.

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  1. I am working on the Duty – Thomas Families in Granville Co North Carolina. I have a document from Person Co N C which states that :
    Deed Book E page 12-4 dated 9-4-1816
    Allen Williams and Elizabeth (Duty( , Willis Harris and Sarah (Duty) of Granville Co NC
    land of Richard Duty, dec. etc

    I am trying to find Susannah Isabel Duty who married John Thomas in 1798 in Granville Co NC.

    Can you help me with Allen Williams? Thanks

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