William B. Williamson
b. circa 1793, d. circa 1852
- William B. Williamson was born circa 1793 in Kentucky or possibly Virginia.
- He married Delilah (?) say 1813.
- He married Sarah Ann C. Kellum on 15 August 1837 in Adams County, Mississippi.
- He made a will on 27 October 1847 at Polk County, Texas, in which Sarah Ann C. Kellum, Virginia Emaline Williamson, William Kellam Williamson and Leonora Danton Williamson were listed as heirs. His first wife, Delilah, and their child Adaline are also mentioned.
- On Monday, 1 May 1848, Green Wood recorded in his travel journal: ". . . continued upon the hills in 4 miles of the river to Colonel Williamsons, 8 miles from Swartout, rich Black prarie land, very high, traveled 22 miles on Sunday. . . . paid $1.00. From Colonel Williamsons, we continued up the river . . . ."
- William B. Williamson and Sarah Ann C. Kellum appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Polk County, Texas. Other members of the household included Virginia Emaline Williamson, William Kellam Williamson and Leonora Danton Williamson. Also in the household were M. McElany (female, age 12, born in Mississippi) and school mistress Elizabeth Griffin.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1850 census.
- William B. Williamson died circa 1852 in Polk County, Texas.
- Last Edited: 10 May 2013