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Rev. Dillon Williams

Male 1805 - 1879


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  • Name  Rev. Dillon Williams  [1, 2
    Prefix  Rev. 
    Born  6 Feb 1805  Colchester, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Graduation  1836  Yale College, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Graduation  1839  New York Theological Seminary, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion  1844  [5
    Ordained Minister 
    • [Dillon] was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian church in 1844. [5]
    Residence  1859 - 1875  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • In 1859, [Dillon] settled in Cleveland and for four years was pastor of the Presbyterian church. [5]
    • According to the 1870 census, the Williams personal estate was valued at $200.

      According to the 1875 census, the Williams residence was valued at $800. [1, 4]
    Occupation  1859 - 1875  [1, 3
    Clergyman 
    Occupation  1871 - 1879  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Postmaster 
    • In 1871, he succeeded William E. Hazen as postmaster and held the office until his death in November, 1879, when he was succeeded by his daughter, Rebecca T. [5]
    Died  25 Nov 1879  [2, 5
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • A handsome monument was erected this week in the village or cemetery, to Rev. Dillon Williams and Mary, his wife, by their children. It is of Quincy granite polished. The sub-base is 3 feet 3 inches square; the monument is 10 feet 3 inches high and occupies a prominent position on the north side of cemetery. After the inscriptions follow these texts: 'If God be for us, who can be against us?', 'The memory of the just is blessed.' The monument is in every way a fitting memorial of a noble Christian man and woman. [6]
    20081013 - Headstone, Rev. Dillion Williams
    20081013 - Headstone, Rev. Dillion Williams
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I293  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2018 

    Family  Mary C. Unknown,   b. Abt. 1811, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [1
    • According to the 1875 census, Dillon Williams is widowed. [1]
    Children 
     1. Henry T. Williams,   b. Abt. 1843, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ellla D. Williams,   b. 1844, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907
     3. Frederick A. Williams,   b. Abt. 1847, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary C. Williams,   b. Abt. 1849, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca T. Williams,   b. 1851, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925
     6. Elizabeth A. Williams,   b. Abt. 1854, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2018 
    Family ID  F82  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • According to the 1875 census, Dillon Williams is widowed. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1875; Page: 2; Lines: 40

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=961&GScid=2221626&GRid=29754391& (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      Rev. Dillion Williams

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 14 (Reliability: 2), 22 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/22/1860; Sheet No: 14

    4. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 9 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/09/1870; Sheet No: 1

    5. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 502 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    6. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 13 Nov 1880.