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William Williams (1738 - 1822)

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Col. William Williams
Born in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stewartstown, Coos County, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Mar 2014
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Categories: Vermont Republic, American Revolution | Reading, Massachusetts | Lancaster, Massachusetts | Wilmington, Vermont | Stewartstown, New Hampshire | Battle of Bennington.

Col. William Williams served Vermont Republic during the American Revolution
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William was born about 15 June 1738, in Reading, Massachusetts. The son of William Williams and Tabitha Parsons. William, s. of William and Tabitha, June 15, 1738. [1]


William Williams and Zilpah Wilder were married, 12 Feb 1767, in Lancaster, Massachusetts. Willm: Williams of Marlbro' & Zilpah Wilder of Lancaster Febry. 12, 1767 [2]

  1. Zilpah bo. 14 July 1777


Col. William died, Christmas Day, 25 Dec 1822, in Stewartstown, New Hampshire and was buried in Piper Hill Cemetery, Stewartstown, New Hampshire. [3]

This is not the William Williams who signed the Declaration of Independence, as the children do not match.


History of eastern Vermont, From its Earliest Settlement to the Close of the Eighteeth Century by Benjamin H. Hall Page 728

  1. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 Birth Record
  2. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 Marriage Record
  3. Find A Grave Memorial# 155821767 155821767

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