Biography of Samuel Williams
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Williams, Samuel, is a citizen of more than ordinary ability and prominence. He was born July 10, 1833, at Copake, Columbia county, and his parents were Thomas and Polly Williams, both deceased. He lived at his birthplace until twenty three years of years of age, received a good common school education, and after engaging in the grocery business at South Butler for several years, located in 1861 on a farm of 200 acres, five miles northwest of Savannah, and upon which he has erected an elegant residence. February 23, 1859, he married Benrietta, daughter of Jobu and Polly Gorham, of South Butler, N. Y., and they had these children: Anna, born December 12, 1859, and wife of Millard Miller of South Butler; John G., born February 20, 1862, now operating the homestead farm. He married, August 20, 1893, Minnie Shoecraft of Butler; George R., born August 19, 1864, now engaged in hardware business at Butler; Mary E., born April 16, 1867; and Hattie, born February 6, 1874, died June 19, 1884.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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