Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of Edward Claggett WILLIAMS Jr.


         Edward Claggett WILLIAMS Jr. was born in Berkeley County, West Virginia, the son of Edward Claggett Williams, also born in that county, and Sarah Catherine (Shepherd) Williams, who moved to that county in 1837.

         On October 7, 1879, in Hedgesville, Berkeley County, Edward Williams Jr. was married to Laura H. Henshaw, a daughter of Sevi and Sarah A. (Snodgrass) Henshaw, Berkeley county natives. Edward and Laura had two children: Edith Claggett Williams, August 7, 1880-?; and Sallie Shepherd Williams, August 24, 1882-?.

         Edward Claggett Williams Jr. was a businessman.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Volume 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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