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John Williams

Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Williams and Emma Jane Hillard
Husband of Mary Christina Williams and Annie Christena Williams
Father of John S. Williams, d.s.p.; David Henry Williams; Elizabeth Christina Williams; Edward E. Williams, d.s.p.; Mary A. Edwards and 4 others
Brother of Thomas Williams; Samuel Moroni Williams; Sarah Elizabeth Anderson; Nephi Williams; George Edward Williams and 7 others
Half brother of Son Williams

Occupation: LDS High Priest, LDS Sunday School Superintendent, Black Hawk War Cavalry First Lieutenant, Constable of Ephraim, Mayfield Co-op Store Manager, Emery Marshal and school trustee, Freighter and miller
Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About John Williams

John Williams, son of Stephen Williams and Emma Jane Hilyard, was born 9 November 1841, at Bristol, England. Came to Utah in 1854 with parents. High Priest; counselor to Bishop Parley Christiansen of Mayfield ward; superintendent Sunday school at Mayfield. Worked on St. George and Manti temples. First lieutenant in cavalry in Black Hawk war. Constable of Ephraim 12 years. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Manager of Co-op. Store at Mayfield. Moved to Emery 1894, where he acted as marshal and school trustee. Freighter and miller.

Marriages and Children

  1. Mary Christina Overlaid, daughter of Andrew and Caroline Overlaid, who was born 20 November 1845, married 16 March 1863. Their family home was in Emery, Utah.Their children:
    1. David Henry born May 31, 1872, married Anna M. Sorensen;
    2. Elizabeth C. born May 10, 1875, married Hans C. Christensen;
    3. John S. born February 8, 1877, died;
    4. Mary A. born October 31, 1880, married John T. Edwards;
    5. Carry M. born July 28, 1882, married Neils C. Hansen;
    6. Ervin Kimball born April 10, 1887, married Ingry Lucinda Bunderson;
    7. Edward E. born March 20, 1889, died.
  2. Annie Kristena Larson August 18, 1881, Salt Lake City. Their family home was in Mayfield, Utah. Their children:
    1. Ann Rhodelia born June 8, 1882, married William F. Edwards;
    2. Ella Andrear born October 2, 1885.


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John Williams's Timeline

November 9, 1841
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
May 31, 1872
Age 30
May 10, 1875
Age 33
Sanpete, Utah, United States
February 8, 1877
Age 35
October 31, 1880
Age 38
June 8, 1882
Age 40
July 28, 1882
Age 40
October 2, 1885
Age 43
April 10, 1887
Age 45
March 20, 1889
Age 47