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John Williams

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Huntingdon, Gloucestershire, England
Death: August 27, 1578 (54)
Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England
Place of Burial: Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Williams and Joan Williams
Husband of Katherine Norwood and Theobalde Williams
Father of William Williams; John Williams, IV; Frances Williams and Hugh Williams
Brother of Richard Williams

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About John Williams

John Williams was born in 1520 in Wotton-under- Edge, Gloucester Co., , England. He died on 27 Aug 1578/1579. He was buried in St.Mary Virgin, Churchyard, Gloucester, England. He married Theobalde in 1554.

Abstract of the will of John Willyams of Wotten under Edge in the Countie of Gloucester. dated 17 Apryll 1578.

My souls to God & my bodie to be buried in the Churche Yarde of Wotton.

I give to the poore people inhabytinge and dwelling in the parish of Wotton

4 bushels of malt.

I give to William Willyams my sonne 5 pounds to be paid to him at the Feast of Saynte Michell the Archangell 1579.

I give to John Willyams my sonne 5 pounds in year 1581.

I give to Hughe Willyams my sonne 5 pounds at the age of 24 yeares.

I give to Frannces Willyams my daughter 5 pounds at day of her marriage or at the age of 20 years.

I give to Richard Burnam son of Anthony Burnam a yew & a lambe.

To Johane Willyams the daughter of Edmond Williams a yew & a lambe.

I give the rest of my goods to Theobald mt wife and make her Sole Executrix.

Overseers: William Maynard, Francis Plomer, William Maynde, Nicholas Wynde,

John Touche, and others. Proved 25 June 1579 at Gloucester.

Theobalde was born about 1535. She married John Williams in 1554. She may be the Tybboll Williams buried in the St. Mary the Virgin churchyard 9 Jan 1608.

They had the following children:

  1. William (John) Williams
  2. John Williams was born about 1557.
  3. Hugh Williams was born about 1560. He was less than 24 years in 1578 according to father's will.
  4. Frances Williams was born about 1562. A Frances Williams was buried 11 March 1581 in Wotten.
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Huntingdon, Gloucestershire, England
Age 31
Wotten-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England
Age 35
Huntingdon, Gloucestershire, England
Age 36
of, Huntingdon, Gloucester, England
Age 38
of, Huntingdon, Gloucester, England
August 27, 1578
Age 54
Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England
August 27, 1578
Age 54
Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom