Third Generation


44. Benjamin Franklin WILLIAMSON63,68,70,71,142,143,144 was born in 1820 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville. He lived with his parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. He lived in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1840. Benjamin lived in IN, Knox Co. on 11 September 1850. His brother James lived with him. He lived in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 12 July 1860. He lived in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 28 June 1870. Benjamin died between 1870 and 1880 in IN, Madison Co., Richland. He was a farmer . After their parents George and Sarah died in the late 1830s, the children split into at least 2 households. Aaron and John lived together, while Benjamin took in James, Blan, Alexander, the youngest brother (unnamed), Margaret, Nancy, and Emeline. It is not known where the remaining unnamed brother and 3 sisters were, or if they were still alive. It is possible that the 2 oldest sisters were married, and the brother had left the household.

Benjamin could not read or write.

Benjamin Franklin WILLIAMSON and Rebecca (UNKNOWN) were married between 1850 and 1852 in IN, Madison Co.. Rebecca (UNKNOWN)142,143,144,145,146 was born in November 1825 in NC. She lived in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 12 July 1860. She lived in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 28 June 1870. Rebecca lived in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 5 June 1880. Her sons James and Robert lived with her, as did her 3 grandchildren, William, Emma, and George Carpenter.. She lived in IN, Madison Co., Anderson, 2511 S. Jackson on 6 June 1900. She died on 16 May 1910 in IN, Madison Co., Anderson. She could not read or write.

Benjamin Franklin WILLIAMSON and Rebecca (UNKNOWN) had the following children:

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Amanda WILLIAMSON143,144 was born in 1854 in IN, Madison Co., Richland. She lived with her parents in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 12 July 1860. She lived with her parents in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 28 June 1870. It is possible, but not proven, that she married a Mr. Carpenter, and that it was her 3 children, William, Emma, and George Carpenter, that were living with their widowed grandmother Rebecca Williamson in 1880 Richland, Madison Co., IN.

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Thomas WILLIAMSON143,144 was born in 1856 in IN, Madison Co., Richland. He lived with his parents in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 12 July 1860. It is not known if THOMAS (shown on 1860 census) and M.C. (shown on 1870 census) are the same person. The ages look to be the same. The 1900 census shows that the mother Rebecca had 7 children, only 5 of which were then living.

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M. C. WILLIAMSON143,144 was born in 1856 in IN, Madison Co., Richland. He lived with his parents in IN, Madison Co., Richland on 28 June 1870. It is not known if THOMAS (shown on 1860 census) and M.C. (shown on 1870 census) are the same person. The ages look to be the same. The 1900 census shows that the mother Rebecca had 7 children, only 5 of which were then living.

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iv.

James Levi WILLIAMSON.

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v.

Robert M. WILLIAMSON.