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Rebecca T. Williams

Female 1851 - 1925


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  • Name  Rebecca T. Williams  [1, 2, 3
    Born  1851  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    • Alternate Birthplace: Connecticut [2]
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1860 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    • According to the 1880 census, Rebecca is a boarder with the Potter family. [2]
    Occupation  1879 - 1881  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7
    Post Mistress 
    • According to the Landmarks of Oswego County, Rebecca succeeded her father, Dillon Williams, as postmistress upon his death in November of 1879. [3]
    Died  1925  [6
    Buried  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I295  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 Jan 2018 

    Father  Rev. Dillon Williams,   b. 6 Feb 1805, Colchester, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1879 
    Mother  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  [8
    • According to the 1875 census, Dillon Williams is widowed. [8]
    Family ID  F82  Group Sheet

  • 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: 42

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 36 (Reliability: 2), 19 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/19/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 36; Line No: 1-7

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

    4. [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

    5. [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

    6. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=961&GScid=2221626&GRid=29754405& (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      Rebecca T. Williams

    7. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 508 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    8. [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