Biographical Sketch of Ebenezer Williams

Ebenezer, son of Zebediah (2) Williams, was the third generation in which but one son had been left to preserve the surname. He was born December 10, 1702. at Deerfield, and removed to Amherst, Massachusetts, an adjacent town, about 1735. He owned land there and a highway by his place was laid out March 18, 1754. His name was on the tax list in 1760 and as late as 1776. He married, May 16, 1728, Mehitable Fowler, daughter of Samuel Fowler. of Westfield. Children. born at Deerfield: 1. Zebediah, born September 18, 1729, soldier in company of Captain Moses Porter and believed to have been killed in the Bloody Morning Scout, September 8, 1755. 2. Sarah, August 31, 1730. 3. Priscilla, October 11, 1731, died February 6, 1732. 4. Ebenezer, March 16, 1732-33. S. Justus, mentioned elsewhere. 6. John, baptized July 20, 1740, married Hannah Lee and settled in Amherst. 7. Solomon, baptized December 13, 1741. 8. Ruth, baptized June 30, 1741. 9. Mary, baptized April 22, 1744. 10. Stephen (?), 1746-47. 11. Mehitable (?), married Barnabas Davidson.



Ontario County NY,

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911.

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