Joseph Williams and Ava (Avey) Murphy

 

Contributed by E. Ross (18 Apr 2002)
The following rough outline was abstracted from letters written by Sarah F. Hicks Williams to her parents in New York. These letters were transcribed by James C. Bonner, and published by James Creech in his History of Greene Co., North Carolina, in 1984. Dr. Benjamin Franklin Williams lived at Clifton Grove in Greene County.

Joseph Williams (d. 1836 in Greene Co., NC) md. Avey Murphy (1785-1866 in Greene Co., NC)
|.......1. Benjamin Franklin Williams (1820-1892) md. Sept. 20, 1853 in New Hartford, NY,
|...........to Sarah Frances Hicks, dau. of Samuel Hicks and Sarah Parmelee.
|..............1. Sara Virginia (Lilly) Williams
|...................(others...)
|.......2. Martha Williams md. 1) William Williams; md. 2) James Williams (bro. of William).
|..............1. Harriet (Hattie) Williams md. William Alexander Faison. Lived in Duplin Co., NC.
|..............2. John Williams
|..............3. Joseph Williams (youngest son) (1832-1881)
|.......3. Mary Williams (ca. 1829-) md. Elias J. Blount.
|.......4. James Williams (1805-May 16, 1857) md. Elizabeth Josephine Darden. (ca. 1815-)
|..............1. Joseph J. Williams (ca. 1837-)
|..............2. Mary Jane Williams (ca. 1839)
|..............3. William Henry Williams (ca. 1840-1855)
|..............4. Eliza Ann Williams (ca. 1843-)
|..............5. Emily Williams (ca. 1845-)
|..............6. Susan V. Williams (ca. 1846-)
|..............7. Cora Williams (ca. 1848-)
|..............8. Victoria Williams (ca. 1850-)
|....................(others...)

Sources: (see introduction, above)

 

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