Biographical Sketch of Enos D. Williams

Enos D., son of Ebenezer (2) Williams, was born at Amherst, in 1822 and died in October, 1866. He was educated in the public schools and at Amherst Academy. He began life as a merchant in a small way and became a wholesale flour dealer, owning large flour mills. In politics he was a Republican in his later years, and he represented his district in the general court in 1856 and 1857. He was a director of the First National Bank of Amherst for many years.

He married in 1846, Caroline Ruth Hawley, who was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts, in 1825 and died in 1881. Children: Mary A., born at Amherst, October 11, 1848, married 1. L. Bridgeman and had two children: Florence and Percy L. Bridgeman. 2. Elijah H., born at Amherst, September 3, 1850, married Ella D. Pomeroy. 3. William H.. mentioned elsewhere. 4. Nellie D., born at Amherst, August 3. 1855. died aged six years. 5. Arthur, born 1857, died in infancy. 6. Edward, born 1859, died in infancy. 7. Walter Henry, born in Amherst, April 25, 1863, married Anna E. Waite and had a daughter Cliff, born in 1889, died aged eighteen years.



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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