Ebenezer (2), son of Justus Williams, was born in Amherst, Massachusetts. in 1779 (Amherst history gives 1783). He was educated there in the district schools and followed farming. A prominent and influential citizen for many years, he was selectman of Amherst in 1818, 1823. 1828, 1829, 1832 and 1843, a period of six years and he also represented the town in the general court. He married, January 21, 1808, Philomela Dickinson, who was born in Amherst about 1990 and died in 1854. He died in 1860. Children: Elijah; William; Mary; Margaret; Enos D.