Williamson, Thomas

Born: 1789-XX-XX

Died: 1865-XX-XX Knox County, Illinois

Flourished: 1832 Menard County, Illinois

Williamson and his family emigrated from Kentucky to Sangamon County, Illinois, settling in an area that would be subsumed into Menard County. After a short time, Williamson moved to Knox County, Illinois, purchasing land southeast of Knoxville. In 1850, he was working as a wheelwright and owned real estate valued at $1,500.

Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Gravestone, Brush Creek Cemetery, Abingdon, IL; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Knox County, 696:51, 53, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Knox County, IL, 417; History of Knox County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1912), 2:993.