Born: 1784-XX-XX Pennsylvania
Flourished: 1831-1833 Menard County, Illinois
Williams arrived in Sangamon County, Illinois, before the "deep snow" of 1830-31, settling in an area that would be subsumed into Menard County. He farmed in the area until at least 1850.
The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 285, 286; Election Returns for Clary’s Grove Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Petition of Bowling Green and others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 198; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard IL, 323.