Thomas1 WILLIAMS FAMILY of Hempstead, he m. 1st and had sons Richard,2
Thomas2 and William2 died, m. 2d and had:
John2 b. 1718, m. 1747, Elisabeth Valentine, his
Esther2 b. 1720, m. 1743, Robert Seaman, son of
Elisabeth2 b. 1724, m. 1754, George Hewlett, she
Samuel2 b. 1726, not able to maintain himself.
Phebe2 b. 1728, m. 1755, Richard Doty, son of
Jacob2 b. 1731, m., lived at Rockaway.
Ann2 b. 1733, m. Thomas Pearsall, of Bethpage,
moved to Flushing.
Thomas1 Williams d. May 12, 1736, William, son of Thomas,1 d. Sept. 13, 1737. Mary (Willets) Williams, widow of Thomas, d. Feb. 25, 1749-50.
JOHN2 WILLIAMS (Thomas1) and Elisabeth (Valentine) had:
Mary3 m. 1785, William Doughty, son of Benjamin.
Martha3 m. 1767, Jacob Willets, son of Richard
and Ruth, of Jericho.
VALENTINE3 m. Elisabeth and had Jane4 m.
Samuel4 m a Hagner and John4 m. a Cheeseman.
Richard2 Williams (Thomas1) m. 1st Elisabeth Hicks, she d. 1750, he m. 2d 1768, Mary. Children of Richard2 and Elisabeth:
Richard,3 Thomas,3 Jacob,3 Mary,3 Elisabeth.3
Children of 2d marriage:
William,3 Easter,3 Austen,3 Phebe,3 Pelatiah,3
In 1640. Mary Williams, widow of Thomas1 lived north side of the plains; a memorial of her by Clement Willets says, "she was a worthy woman and justly deserves our grateful remembrance, to me she was like a mother -- and not to me only, but to many of
her poor neighbors also, who felt the benefit of her bountiful hand. She was very careful not to let her left hand know what her right hand did."
The original deed from the Indians to Robert Williams for the Plains in Oysterbay, was executed on the 20 of May, 1648.
Robert appears to have resided a part of the time in Hempstead, was living there in 1659. The Indian Deed for Oysterbay was executed in 1653 to Robert Williams and others, he was one of the patentees of Dosori's, O. B. in 1668. Some accounts say that he was born in Wales, and was a brother of Richard Williams, of Huntington, and a near relative of Roger Williams, of R. I., all of which may be true; I have not seen any of it verified, suffice it he was our Ancestor, and disposed of 1-3 of his property in Jericho to his wife's sister, Mary (Washburne), widow of Richard Willets; in 1667 -- thus paving the way for many pleasant Ancestral homes in that vicinity.
ROBERT1 WILLIAMS m. Sarah, dau. of Wm. and Jane Washburne, he d. about 1680, she d. 1693. Their children were:
Phebe m. John Townsend, son of Richard and his
2d wife Elisabeth Wicks.
John m. Leah, dau. of Richard Townsend and his
1st wife Deliverance Cole.
Sarah m. John Champion.
Patience m. a Barnes.
Mary m. 1st a Jessup, 2d m. John Cole.
Hester m. Thomas Cock.
JOHN and Leah Williams had two daughters, coheirs of their father's property.
Temperance m. 1st David Seaman, 2d m. James
Hannah m. John Seaman, brother of David, they were sons of Jonathan.
HOPE WILLIAMS had dau. Sarah, m. 1723, Joseph Clements.
Jeremiah Williams born near Boston, came to L.
I., m. 1708, Philadelphia Masters, dau. of George
and Mary (Willis) Masters.
Flushing minutes say he had certificate of clearness from other marriage engagements from both Rhode Island and Philadelphia meetings.
Children of JEREMIAH and Mary (Masters) Williams:
Joseph, d., Hannah b. 1711, m. 1737, Benjamin
Doughty, son of Charles m. 2d Mary (Newbury),
widow Howland, of R. I., and had:
Ann b. 1719, Walter b. 1720, m. Benjamin b. 1722,
m. Mary b. 1724, Jeremiah b. 1726, Lydia b. 1729.
He may have descended from Roger Williams.
James Williams d. 1621, wife Alice d. 1634, in Wales, her will names sons, Sidraeke, Roger, Robert and Whightman, dau. Katharine, wife of John Davies, kinsfolks:
Roger Bryan and Alice Harris:
ROGER WILLIAMS born in Wales, in 1599, came to Boston in 1630, in the "Lyon" with wife Mary.
Children of ROGER and Mary Williams:
Mary b. 1633, at Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Freeborn b. 1635, at Salem, m. 1st Thomas Hart,
of Newport, 2d Gov. Walter Clark.
Mercy b. 1640, m. 1st Resolved Waterman, children,
2d Samuel Winson, children, 3d John Rhodes,
Providence b. 1638, died unmarried in 1686.
Daniel b. 1642.
Joseph b. 1643, m. 1669, Lydia Olney.
There are Jeremiahs in the next generations.
In the "Primrose" for Virginia in 1635.
Richard Williams aged 28.
Robert Williams aged 21.
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