Nancy Safewright
wife of William Williams.

Nancy's maiden name is known only from a biographical sketch of her grandson William J. Williams which calls her "Miss Nancy Safewright, of England" [Hist. Lawrence co., MO, 274; see the page of William Williams].

Date of birth or baptism: 175060.
Place of birth: England?
William Williams appears in the 1830 census of Grayson co., VA as aged 70-80, living with (among others) a woman aged 70-80, presumably his wife Nancy [1830 cen., Grayson co., VA, 285].

Date of death: After 8 August 1834.
Place of death or burial: Unknown.
Nancy Williams was still alive when William Williams wrote his will on 8 August 1834. See the page of William Williams for a transcript of the will.

Father: Unknown.
Mother: Unknown.

Spouse: William Williams, b. 175060, d. Grayson co., VA, 8 August 1834 August 1838.

Children:
See the page William Williams for details.

William Williams, b. VA, ca. 1783 (ae. 67 in 1850), d. Logan co., OH, 15 September 10 November 1856;
m. Hannah _____, b. NC, ca. 1788 (ae. 62 in 1850), living 1850, Logan co., OH.

Henry Williams, b. VA, 31 December 1871, d. 7 9mo. [September] 1871, bur. Logan co., OH;
m. (1) Champaign co., OH, 8 September 1812,
Nancy Paxson, b. ca. 1788, d. 13 11mo. [November] 1836, bur. Logan co., OH;
m. (2) Logan co., OH, 1 May 1845, Rachel Jacobs, b. NC, ca. 1798, d. 1877.

Absalom Williams, b. ca. 1790 (ae. 60 in 1850),
m. Sarah Bobbitt, b. ca. 1800 (ae. 50 in 1850), living 1850.

Jesse Williams, b. 17901800 (ae. 30-40 in 1830), living 1831, Grayson co., VA;
m. Elizabeth _____, b. 17901800 (ae. 30-40 in 1830), living 1831.

John Williams.

Jonathan Williams, b. ca. 1799 (ae. 51 in 1850), d. January or February 1865;
m. 1821, Elizabeth Bobbitt, apparently d. bef. 1850.

_____ Williams (daughter).

_____ Williams (daughter).


Reference abbreviations

Hist. Lawrence co., MO = Newton, Lawrence, Barry and McDonald Counties History (Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888), Lawrence county section reprinted by Litho Printers (Cassville, MO, 1973).


Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

First uploaded 24 August 2009.