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Louisa Williams

Female 1839 - 1915  (75 years)


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  • Name Louisa Williams 
    Born 25 Dec 1839  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1840  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Role: Daughter
    Census 26 Jul 1850  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Daughter
    Census 1860  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Role: Wife
    Census 1870  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Role: Wife
    Census 1880  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Role: Wife
    Census 1900  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1910  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 12 Mar 1915  Athens, Menard County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Aft 12 Mar 1915  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Mechanicsburg Cemetery 
    Probate 3 May 1915  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    FamilySearch ID 9NTS-QVT 
    _UID 0A77470D856E4B2DAEA26089F2CC2584E062 
    Person ID I8150  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2018 

    Father Aaron Williams,   b. CALC 1803, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1882, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Lindsay,   b. Abt 1810, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1841, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1829  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lafayette Hicks,   b. 24 Mar 1837, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1891, Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1859  Sangamon County, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F3403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S547] KY: Bath County, 1840 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Township East Slate Creek, Image 5, Page Number 63, Household of Aaron Williams, (posted to db on 15 February 2013).
      Name: Aaron Williams, Males over 5 under 10: 1, Males over 10 under 15: 1, Males over 30 under 40: 1, Females under 5: 2, Females over 20 under 30: 1

    2. [S535] KY: Bath County, 1850 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Division 2, Image 12, Sheet 12, Household Number 164, Household of Aaron Williams, (posted to db on 15 February 2013).
      Aaron Williams, Age 47, Sex M, Race W, Occupation farmer, POB Pennsylvania
      Ann Williams, Age 28, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      William Williams, Age 20, Sex M, Race W, Occupation laborer, POB Kentucky
      Jonithan Williams, Age 18, Sex M, Race W, Occupation laborer, POB Kentucky
      Louisa Williams, Age 14, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      Martha Williams, Age 6, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      Sarah Williams, Age 4, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      James E Williams, Age 2, Sex M, Race W, POB Kentucky
      ** Next Page **
      Saly Williams, Age 3/12, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky

      [This census shows 3 children who are too old to be the daughters of Ann but could be the daughters of Lindsey. There then are 4 children who look to be the right age to be the children of Ann.]

    3. [S577] IL: Sangamon County, 1860 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), (Date posted to database 2 Jul 2018).
      Name: L Nicks, [L Hicks] , Age: 24, Birth Year: abt 1836, Gender: Male, Birth Place: Kentucky, Home in 1860: District 16, Sangamon, Illinois, Post Office: Dawson, Dwelling Number: 2578, Family Number: 2579, Occupation: Farmer, Cannot Read, Write: Y
      Louise Nicks, [Louise Hicks] , Age: 23, Birth Year: abt 1837, Gender: Female, Birth Place: Kentucky, Home in 1860: District 16, Sangamon, Illinois, Post Office: Dawson, Dwelling Number: 2578, Family Number: 2579

      Name Age
      E P Reynolds 24
      Susan Reynolds 29
      John Reynolds 3
      L Nicks 24
      Louise Nicks 23

    4. [S578] IL: Sangamon County, 1870 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), (Date posted to database 30 Jun 2018).
      First name(s) Lafayette, Last name Hicks, Gender Male, Age 33, Birth year 1837, Birth place Kentucky, Race White, Residence Illinois, United States, City/township Mechanicsburg, County Sangamon, State Illinois, Record set Us Census 1870, Category Census, Land & Substitutes, Subcategory Census, Collections from Americas, United States
      First name(s) Louisa, Last name Hicks, Gender Female, Age 32, Birth year 1838, Birth place Kentucky, Race White, Residence Illinois, United States, City/township Mechanicsburg, County Sangamon, State Illinois, Record set Us Census 1870, Category Census, Land & Substitutes, Subcategory Census, Collections from Americas, United States

    5. [S1305] IL: Sangamon County, 1880 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule, (Date posted to database 2 Jul 2018).
      Name: Lafayette W. Hicks, Age: 43, Birth Date: Abt 1837, Birthplace: Kentucky, Home in 1880: Buffalo, Sangamon, Illinois, USA, Dwelling Number: 129, Race: White, Gender: Male, Relation to Head of House: Self (Head), Marital Status: Married, Spouse's Name: Louisa Hicks, Father's Birthplace: Virginia, Mother's Birthplace: Virginia, Occupation: Constable
      Name: Louisa Hicks, Age: 43, Birth Date: Abt 1837, Birthplace: Kentucky, Home in 1880: Buffalo, Sangamon, Illinois, USA, Dwelling Number: 129, Race: White, Gender: Female, Relation to Head of House: Wife, Marital Status: Married, Spouse's Name: Lafayette W. Hicks, Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky, Occupation: Keeping House

    6. [S821] IL: Sangamon County, 1900 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), (Date posted to database 2 Jul 2018).
      Name: Louise Hicks, Age: 59, Birth Date: Jul 1840, Birthplace: Kentucky, Home in 1900: Mechanicsburg, Sangamon, Illinois, House Number: 8, Sheet Number: 8, Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 47, Family Number: 123, Race: White, Gender: Female, Relation to Head of House: Head, Marital Status: Widowed, Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky, Mother: Number of Living Children: 0, Mother: How Many Children: 0, Can Read: Yes, Can Write: Yes, Can Speak English: Yes, House Owned or Rented: O, Home Free or Mortgaged: F, Farm or House: H

    7. [S579] IL: Sangamon County, 1910 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), (Date posted to database 7 Jun 2016).
      First name(s) Louisa Last name Hicks Relationship Self Marital status Widowed Gender Female Age 71 Birth year 1839 Birth place Kentucky Race White Father's birth place Pennsylvania Mother's birth place Kentucky City/township Mechanicsburg County Sangamon State Illinois

    8. [S1149] OH: Ohio Death Records, (Date posted to database 30 Jun 2018).
      First name(s) Lucy, Last name Hicks, Year 1915, Death year 1915, Death date 12/31/1915, Death place Athens County, State Ohio, Country United States, Record certificate Cert. 64123, Record volume Vol. 1792, Record set Ohio, Death Certificate Index, 1909-1912, 1945-1953, Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers), Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials, Collections from Americas, United States

      [Cemetery stone shows death as 12 Mar 1915. also see probate records.]

    9. [S502] USA: Find A Grave, (Date posted to database 7 Jun 2016).
      Birth:  Dec. 25, 1839 Death:  Mar. 12, 1915   Inscription: Born in Bath Co KY   Burial: Mechanicsburg Cemetery Mechanicsburg Sangamon County Illinois, USA   Created by: Leslie Robbins Martin Record added: Apr 21, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 26191992

    10. [S1304] IL: Sangamon County, Illinois Probate Court, (Date posted to database 30 Jun 2018); (Digital Image: Williams, Louisa.pdf).
      Springfield, Illinois probate court notice.

      NOTICE OF PETITION TO PROBATE WILL
      Stat of Illinois, Sangamon County
      In the Probate Court, April term, 1915. In the matter of the petition for the probate of the last will and testament of Louisa Hicks, Deceased.
      To All Persons Whom This May Concern Greeting:
      You are hereby notified that on the 1st day of May, A.D. 1915 , an in instrument in writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Louisa Hicks, deceased, was filed in the Probate Court of Sangamon county, Illinois; also on the same date was filed a petition, asking that the said instrument in writing be admitted to probate as and for the last will and testament of Louisa Hicks, deceased.
      Such petition states that the following persons are all the known heirs at law, legatees and devisees of the said deceased, to-wit: Henry Williams, Eli Williams, Wallace Williams, Elizabeth Goodan, Jailey Shultz, Sallie Johnson, Martha Shultz, John W. Williams, William R. Williams, Smith Williams, Joseph Williams, Georgann Williams, Elva Hatton, Lou Shrout, Lizzie Rogers, Mary E. McMasters, Samuel Williams, Robert Williams, Mollie Williams, Belle Spencer, Daisy Roberts, Omer Toy, Everett Toy, Efful?? Toy, Nina Toy, John T. Rogers, William H. Rogers, Aaron Rogers, Thomas Boyd, Mittie Throckmorton, Haley Vice, Oscay Y. Oney, Lillie Warren, Samuel Williams, Jessie P. Annabal, Robert L. Williams, Aaron L. Williams, Annie Simms, Mollie Buntin, Elizabeth Feebach, Richard A. Parsons, Elizabeth Hinkle, Glen Williams, Charles Williams, Paul R. Beedle, Ella Henderson, Robert Goodan, Lafayette Sexton, William Sexton, Emma Baugh, Lula May McMan, Mechanicsburg Cemetery Association Bath Lodge No. 65, F. & A. M. L. O. Kimbrough, W. M. and John Williams, address unknown. That the other heirs at law, if any, of said deceased, are unknown to said petitioner.
      You are futher notified that the hearing of the proof of the said last will and testament has been set by said court for the 24th day of Mat, A.D. 1915, at the hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the court house in Springfield, Illinois, said county and said state, when and where you may appear, and show cause, if any you have, why said instrument in writing should not be admitted to probate as the last will and testament of said Louisa Hicks, deceased. O.G. ADDLEMAN, Clerk of the Probate Court. Dated at Springfield, Illinois, this the 3rd da of May, A.D. 1915. Conkling & Irwin Attorneys.

    11. [S997] AA: Conclusion - Marriage, (Date posted to database 6 Jul 2018).

    12. [S683] IL: Illinois Marriages Index (VR), (Date posted to database 5 Aug 2017).
      Name: Lafayette W Hicks Gender: Male Marriage Date: 16 Jun 1859 Marriage Place: Sangamon, Illinois, USA Spouse Name: Louisa Williams Spouse Gender: Female



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