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  • ID: I48603
  • Name: John Williamson
  • Surname: Williamson
  • Given Name: John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1694/1696
  • Death: 1733 in S.C.
  • _UID: 372FC9F5430C284FB8BE1F7C51EEBBEBE026
  • Note:
    ! (1) "Some South Carolina Families," by Joseph L. Rivers (Self-pub., Charleston, SC, 2005). Charleston, SC Public Library. Cites: (a) The South Carolina File, genealogical research by Mabel Webber, Myrta Hutabel FitzSimons, Langdon Cheves et al. SC Historical Soc. Library file 30-4. (b) Motte Alston Read Collection. SC Historical Soc. file 12/281, Branford & Bower families; 12/302 Williamson; 12/ , Whitmarsh family. (c) "South Carolina Marriages," by Barbara R. Langdon, implied from law, equity, Secretary of the Province, and miscellaneous records, etc. (d) Bk 1722-1724, p.123. (e) "Partition Book of General DeSaussure," Williamson vs. Williamson, 3 Apr 1757. (f) Register of Mesne Conveyance, Bk E, p.452. (g) Register of Mesne Conveyance, Bk F, p.163. (h) Bk 1732-1737, p.71. (i) Bk 1736-1740, p.475, 496.

    ! Birth: (1) s/o John WILLIAMSON Jr. by unknown 1st wife. (1b) Of age on 7 Feb 1717 when he made a deed [b. 1696 or earlier]. Appears to have been a minor in his father's will 25 Jul 1715 [b. 1694 or later].
    Marriage to __ WHITMARSH: (1)
    Marriage to Mary BOWER: (1c) By 1721.
    Death: (1) 1733. (1e,h) Will dtd 4 May 1733. (1h) Will proved 27 Nov 1733.

    (1) Of Stono.
    (1e) 1715, 25 Jul: John WILLIAMSON made his will. Left "Spoon Savannah" to his sons John, William, Richard, Benjamin, Joseph and Henry.
    (1f) 1717, 7 Feb: John WILLIAMSON... paid by said Phoebe PETERS, my mother-in-law [stepmother]... part of 450 acres belonging to the house called The Forte, lately in the possession of Job COBUS, deceased, given me by his last will. Wits. Richard CAPERS, Thomas CAPERS, Royall SPRY.
    (1d) 1720, 3 Apr: John WHITMARSH made his will. Named cousin John WILLIAMSON. Executors, wife Margaret, John WILLIAMSON, Col. John BARNWELL.
    (1) 1720/1, 30 Jan: John WILLIAMSON, for love of my wife, Mary BOWER, daughter of Martha BOWER of Edisto... a gift of slaves. Bond of John WILLIAMSON to Hugh HEXT, Martha BOWER, and Paul HAMILTON to keep covenant of said gift.
    (1g) 1721, 15 Nov: ... Lord's grant 24 Jul 1694 to John WILLIAMSON, deceased, who by his will... to me, his eldest son... 150 acres known as Stono ... conveyance to Mrs. Phoebe PETERS. Signed John & Mary WILLIAMSON. Wits. Thomas PETER, William BOWER, William WILLIAMSON, Margaret WILLIAMSON.
    (1) 1723, 3 Apr: John WHITMARSH made his will. Appointed his friend and cousin John WILLIAMSON one of his executors.
    (1b,i) 1732, 29 May: Phebe PETERS made her will. (1b) Son-in-law John WILLIAMSON received 1 shilling. (1i) Named son-in-law John WILLIAMSON.
    (1e,h) 1733, 4 May: John WILLIAMSON made his will. (1e) Left his share of "Spoon Savannah" to his son John. (1h) Named wife Mary. Named sons William Bower WILLIAMSON, John WILLIAMSON. Executors, wife, William BOWER, William HARVEY. Wits. John BEE Jr., et al.
    (1h) 1733, 27 Nov: Will proved.
    (1e) 1757, 3 Apr: In case of WILLIAMSON vs. WILLIAMSON, John WILLIAMSON, petitioner's grandfather, deceased, by his will 25 Jul 1715, left "Spoon Savannah" to his sons John, William, Richard, Benjamin, Joseph and Henry, and it came to John WILLIAMSON (petitioner's father), William, Richard, Benjamin and Henry, all of whom attained 21 years, but have been dead some time. Petitioner's father John WILLIAMSON's will, 4 May 1733, left his share to petitioner John WILLIAMSON [IV]. William WILLIAMSON died intestate; his share descended to William WILLIAMSON, his eldest son. Richard WILLIAMSON by his will, 16 Mar 1737, left his share to his brother Henry. Benjamin WILLIAMSON in his will 14 Feb 1746 left to his eldest son Champernoun WILLIAMSON, reserving life estate to his wife Elizabeth. Henry WILLIAMSON by will 1 Dec 1743, ordered his part inherited to be sold. As to part received from his brother Richard he died intestate and same descended to his eldest son, Thomas WILLIAMSON.
  • Change Date: 15 Sep 2012 at 01:00:00



    Father: John Williamson b: ABT 1666/1674

    Marriage 1 Whitmarsh

      Marriage 2 Mary Bower b: ABT 1702 in S.C.
      • Married: BEF 1721
      Children
      1. Has No Children Mary Williamson b: ABT 1721 in S.C.
      2. Has No Children Sarah Williamson b: ABT 1723 in S.C.
      3. Has No Children William Bower Williamson b: ABT 1725/1728
      4. Has No Children Martha Williamson b: 19 Jan 1725 in S.C.
      5. Has No Children Elizabeth Williamson b: ABT 1730 in S.C.
      6. Has No Children John Williamson b: ABT 1732
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