William Williams

parents: unknown


Birth:  Mar 1836  County Caven, Ireland
Death:  31 Oct 1913 Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial:   Halbrite Cemetery, Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada

Marriage #1

Jane Freckleton

c. 1859 probably Ontario, Canada


Mary Ann Williams 02 Feb 1860
George Thomas Williams 01 Jan 1861 or 1863
Jane "Jennie" Williams c. 1868
Agnes Franklin "Maggie" Williams 20 Aug 1870
Ellen "Ella" Williams  18 Feb 1872
Emma Lois Williams 21 Jul 1874
Lida Alice Williams c. 1877
William Robert "Willie" Williams Aug 1881
unknown Williams 1860-1900

notes regarding the children of William Williams and Jane (Freckleton) Williams

1870 Federal census Covington, Kenton, KY - age 33
1880 Federal census Covington, Kenton, KY - age 43
1900 Federal census Towner Co, North Dakota - age 63
Ancestry.com WWI and WWII draft registration cards; Social Security Death Index; Minnesota birth records (1935-2002 index); Minnesota death records (1908-2002 index); City Directory listings; CA Voter Registrations; SD census; Canadian passenger lists; Attestation papers (Canada); KY Birth Records 1852-1910; 
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records of Coffey County Kansas Volume II (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Hamilton County Library, Cincinnati, OH Various obituaries
"From Forest to Farmland" (book) Volunteer Oren Robison sent information on the Balfour family
Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project Halbrite Cemetery index
Saskatchewan, Canada volunteers Stacey Starkell, Harold Whiteoak and Juliann Hales Tombstone and cemetery photos - Halbrite Cemetery, Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada; Woodlawn Cemetery, Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada 
Find-A-Grave volunteers Janis Humbert and Diana Staresinic-Deane Tombstone photos - Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo, Coffey, Kansas
Family records Photos belonging to Ruth (Holum) Ward
Family records Records belonging to Lyle Balfour 
Family records Records belonging to Kristi Nee 
Family records Research, records and photos belonging to Joni Griffith
Family records Research, records and photos belonging to Valerie (Biberdorf) Boman

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Miscellaneous Information

1) William Williams and his wife both emigrated to the United States in 1865.  He was born in Ireland and she was born in Canada.  They met and married in Canada (likely Ontario).  

2) Wife of William Williams: Jane Freckleton - born 06 Mar 1841 Ontario, Canada; see photo below; died 21 Dec 1916 Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada; buried Halbrite Cemetery, Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada - unmarked*; daughter of William Freckleton and Mary Kennedy. 

* Jane is buried in the same plot as her husband William, but has no marker.  Her parents' names are listed in the indexing for Halbrite Cemetery on the Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project website.  According to a volunteer in the area, the indexing includes names from burial records that the municipality kept for the cemeteries in their jurisdiction. 


Photos and/or signatures

photos owned by Valerie (Biberdorf) Boman

William Williams and his wife Jane (Freckleton) Williams

unknown date

Jane (Freckleton) Williams

unknown date

thanks to Harold Whiteoak for this photo


William Williams and his wife Jane (Freckleton) Williams*

Halbrite Cemetery
Halbrite, Saskatchewan, Canada

thanks to Juliann Hales for this photo

* note: should be County Caven, Ireland








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