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I am on the digest porton of IAGUTHRI(a)rootsweb.com
saw your message, I could not sleep, thought I would do some look up for
Matt Williams was James Matt Williams he was born according to the 1900
census, Feb 1859 in Iowa.
listed as James Williams. He and Jessie was on the 1900 census for
Fairfield, Jasper, Iowa, Roll: T623_439; page: 15A. enumeration district:
with their children Earnest E. and Leonard M.
they was on the 1910 census in Jackson, Guthrie, Iowa, Roll: T624_404; page
6A, Enumeration district 57;
he was listed as "James M Williams"
their sons Earnest E., Leonard M, John W, and George F. was there also in
the household was Henry C. Williams an older brother of "Matt"
Henry C. Williams, died 14 March 1916 at the home of his brother in
J Matt Williams & Jessie F. Williams was in Redfield P.O., Jackson twp,
Guthrie, Iowa in 1915 (ref Iowa Census)
they was on the 1920 census, Jackson, Guthrie, Iowa, Roll T625_491, page 5B,
enumeration district: 60.
he was listed as "J Matt Williams"
their sons plus their daughter Mary Catherine was in the family.
If you can see the Iowa census for 1925, there is information on thirteen
members of the family
J. Matt Williams, mother Lucinda Millen from Kentucky, father John Williams
Jessie E. Williams, mother Mary Sellman from Maryland and Wm Waganer from
Leonard Williams, their son
George Williams, their son
Mary Williams, their daughter
Earnest Williams, their son
Mary Williams wife to Earnest, her mothers last name shown as Waneliane, and
her father listed as Bliss
Dorothea Williams daughter to Mary Bliss and Earnest Williams
Jamie or James Williams, son to Mary Bliss and Earnest Williams
John Williams son to "Matt & Jessie"
Mary Williams wife to John, her mother listed as "E. Mckieblen" and father
"(looks like DATE for a first name) Orahood"
Robert Williams, son of "John & Mary"
Virginia Williams, daughter of "John & Mary"
on the 1880 census James M. Williams was in the household of his parents
John Williams age 57, from Indiana & Lucinda Williams age 50, from Tennessee
in Red Rock, Marion, Iowa along with a brother Henry Williams
you can find this 1880 census on the www.Familysearch.org site.
the parents on the 1880 census
John Williams b 13 Feb 1821, Morgon Co., Indiana, d. 9 Jan 1903 near Monroe,
Marion Co., Iowa
Lucinda (Mullins) Williams b. 27 Dec 1829, in Tennessee; d. 16 Jan 1903
her parents, father: Wiley Millins b. 28 June 1805, mother: Prudence
Robinson b. 18 June 1805 in Vermont
John & Lucinda was married 17 Mar 1853, Red Rock, Marion, Iowa.
Jessie's father William James Waggnor can be also found with the name
Waggener on the internet
he was b. 18 Mar 1842, Illinois d. 5 apr 1911, Latham, Butler, Kansas,
his parents was George Cornelius Waggoner b. 6 apr 1817 in Louisville,
and Mary Frances Anderson b. 17 Feb 1818 in Todd Co., Kerntucky
jessie's grand parents
James Waggener & Elizaeth O-Neil and Nicholas Anderson & Sarah T. Bullock
Jessie's mother was Mary C. Sellman "also noted as SELLMA" born 11 Mar 1836,
Westminister, Maryland d. 13 Mar 1914, Redifeld, Iowa
Mary C. Waggener, filed for a widows pension #964698 Certificate # 724013 in
for her husbands service in the civil war
soldier: Waggoner, William J.
service: company G, 2nd Illinois Cav.
Jessie's parents was on the federal census
her father on 1850 Hancock County, Illinois, he was 8 years old
her father on 1860 census Pilot Grove Twp, Hancock, Illinois age 18,
Jessie and her parents was on the 1880 census of Elk Creek Twp, Jasper,
Missouri, district 99.
listed as Wagoner.
her parents was on the 1910 census Rolla City, Rolla twp, Phelps, Missouri
listed as William J. Waggoner, age 68 & Mary E Waggoner age 68
by the way I am not related to any of these people.
I finely found that my great grandparents lived in this county. So I am looking for information on Matt and Jesse Francis (Waggnor) Williams. I do not have much information on them. They had five children
a.. Ernest E January 16, 1897 ~ April 24, 1963
b.. Leonard M 1898 ~ 1982
c.. John 1905 ~ 1992
d.. George F February 20, 1907 ~ June 27, 1982
e.. Mary C May 25, 1909 ~ September 30, 1998
I would like to find out more information on them Matt and Jesse Francis (Waggnor) Williams. If I could find where they are buried, obits and anything ease that I can.