John H. C. Williams
John H. C. WILLIAMS, was born in Washington County, Ill. September 6, 1859
and departed this life February 24, 1918 at the hour of 8:50 a.m. at the
age of 58 years, 5 months and 18 days. He was the son of William K. and
Mary Ann WILLIAMS, early Illinois pioneers, who came from the South land
many years ago. He was united in marriage with Isabelle ACHORD, December 28, 1881.
To this union were born 7 children, 2 Jewel and Logan, having died in infancy.
The surviving children are: Mary Emma CHESNEY of Waltonville, and Oscar,
Laura E. ALLEN, William Edgar, and Walter Lee, all of Ina. He also leaves
three brothers and one sister as follows: William of Dahlgren, Ill.; Jeff,
of Wayne City, Ill., Ulyses G. of Paragould, Ark. and Mary LAIRD of Thebes, Ill.
Our subject was converted and accepted Christ as his savior at the age of 23,
and was united with the Loan Oak Baptist Church. Deceased had lived in Elk
Prairie about 30 years.
(There is more writing in this obituary but no genealogical information.)
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta