His death certificate in the Morgan County court house shows he was born at Bredport, Vermont and died on 11 Feb 1880 at 71y9m29d with burial being made in a vault on the Williams Farm. His obituary appeard as follows:
Jacksonville Daily Journal, Saturday, 14 Feb 1880
CITY AND COUNTY
The funeral of Uel Williams, an old citizen of this county, occurred at Morgan City yesterday, at 2 o'clock p.m., Rev. P. N. Minear officiating.
The attendance was large, and included a number from this city. Mr. Williams was 70 years of age, and had lived in the county most of his life. The body was interred in the family burying ground, near the old homestead.