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James Williamson

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: August 24, 1869 (56)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory, USA
Place of Burial: Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Williamson and Margaret Williamson
Husband of Mary Williamson
Father of Mary Rae Williamson; James Ray Williamson; Thomas Rae Williamson and Margaret Williamson
Half brother of James Gilchrist Williamson

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About James Williamson

Williamson, James (1813–69), Private, Company D, First Platoon, Cedar City. John W. Bradshaw saw James Williamson mustering with other militia recruits in Cedar City, and Joel White recalled traveling to Mountain Meadows with him.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 John Easton Company (1851)

Age at departure: 38

Find a Grave

Birth: Apr. 16, 1813, Scotland

Death: Aug. 24, 1869 Wellsville Cache County Utah, USA

The son of James and Margaret Cummings Williamson. James and his wife Mary Rae were married February 14, 1838 and were the parents of six children. They joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and immigrated to America, arriving in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1851. They, with other Scottish immigrants, were sent to Iron County to open the iron works. They lived there until 1859 when they moved to Wellsville, Utah, where they lived the rest of their lives.

Family links:

  • James Williamson (1787 - ____)
  • Margaret Cummings Williamson (1791 - ____)
  • Mary Rae Williamson (1818 - 1889)*
  • Thomas Rae Williamson (1847 - 1890)*

Burial: Wellsville Cemetery Wellsville Cache County Utah, USA

Created by: TLS Record added: Aug 10, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 15206944

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James Williamson's Timeline

April 16, 1813
March 6, 1839
Age 25
Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
February 5, 1842
Age 28
July 1, 1847
Age 34
Old Monkland Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
August 24, 1869
Age 56
Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory, USA
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA