Second Generation


8. George WILLIAMSON1,10,38,58,63,68 was born about 1781 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville, Linn's station. He lived with his mother and stepfather John McManus in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville, near Linn's station in 1800. He lived in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. George lived in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. He died in 1838 in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn. He was buried in 1838 in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn. George was a farmer . His father and at least two brothers were massacred by Indians, and another brother taken prisoner.

In 1886, excerpt from "History of Knox and Daviess Counties, Indiana":

"Other settlers near Black Creek included George Williamson, brother-in-law of Bland Ballard, the great Indian fighter."

George WILLIAMSON and Sarah "Sally" HAGERMAN were married on 16 March 1806 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville. Sarah "Sally" HAGERMAN58,63,68,69 lived next to her brother-in-law Moses Williamson in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. She lived in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. The census does not show her. She died between 1838 and 1840 in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn. From "History of Knox and Daviess Counties, Indiana":

"Other settlers near Black Creek included George Williamson, brother-in-law of Bland Ballard, the great Indian fighter."

George WILLIAMSON and Sarah "Sally" HAGERMAN had the following children:

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(unknown female) WILLIAMSON63,68 was born between 1807 and 1810 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville. She lived with her parents in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. She lived with her parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. 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.

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John WILLIAMSON63,68,70,71 was born in 1808 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville. He lived with his parents in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. He lived with his parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. John lived with his brother Aaron in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1840. He lived next to his brother Aaron in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn on 11 September 1850. Also in the household was Hannah Hagamon (Hagerman), Christina Hagamon, and Albert Hagamon. John's mother was Sarah Hagerman, so these would seem to be relatives. Due to the ages and birth states, it is possible that Hannah was a widowed sister of John. It is possible that Aaron and John were twins.

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.

Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known. It is possible that John, along with Aaron and his wife, all succumbed to it.

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Aaron WILLIAMSON.

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(unknown male) WILLIAMSON63,68 was born between 1811 and 1815 in KY, Jefferson Co., Louisville. He lived with his parents in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. He lived with his parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. 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.

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(unknown female) WILLIAMSON63,68 was born between 1816 and 1820 in IN, Sullivan Co.. She lived with her parents in IN, Sullivan Co. in 1820. She lived with her parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. 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.

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Benjamin Franklin WILLIAMSON.

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(unknown female) WILLIAMSON68 was born between 1821 and 1825 in IN, Sullivan Co.. She lived with her parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. 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.

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James WILLIAMSON68,70,71 was born in 1822 in IN, Sullivan Co.. He lived with his parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. He lived with his brother Benjamin in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1840. James lived in IN, Knox Co. on 11 September 1850. He lived with his brother Benjamin. 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.

Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known.

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Margaret WILLIAMSON68,71 was born in 1826 in IN, Sullivan Co.. She lived with her parents in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1830. She lived with her brother Benjamin in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn in 1840. 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.

Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known.

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Nancy WILLIAMSON.

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Blan Ballard WILLIAMSON.

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Alexander WILLIAMSON.

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Emeline WILLIAMSON71 was born in 1836 in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn. 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.

Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known.

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(unknown male) WILLIAMSON71 was born between 1836 and 1838 in IN, Knox Co., Sandborn. Extrapolated from 1840 IN, Knox Co. census in the household of Benjamin F. Williamson.

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.

Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known.