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Samuel Earl McGlathery I + Nancy S. Surratt
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John Fletcher Williams13 SEP 1841 -- 13 NOV 1926avatar
Lucinda Jane "Cinnie" McGlatheryFEB 1849 -- 11 NOV 1917avatar
William Nicholas McCray25 JUN 1844 -- 20 NOV 1908avatar
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Phonographer, Telegrapher

Robert Franklin Williams

Birth8 OCT 1873
 
Reside1880
 
Tagabt 1889 telegrapher
at Wilson, Louisiana
Education1892-1893
Reside1895
 
Reside1910
 
Tag1910 dentist
Death23 NOV 1912
 
Cause: murdered
Grave
Aged: 39.1 years

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LXXXVII. -- Robert F. Williams was born in Iuka, Miss., October 8, 1873, When he was three years old his parents removed to Corinth, Miss., where he attended public school during his youth and received a public school education. At the age of sixteen he left home and went into a railroad office at Wilson, La., for the purpose of learning telegraphy. Here he remained for eight months obtaining a fair knowledge of telegraphy and railroad office work. He then decided to attend school again, and accordingly went to Mississippi College, Clinton during the school year of 1892-93. The following vacation was spent in Texas and Arkansas doing telegraphic work. He then returned home to Corinth, where he used his spare time in studying... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Robert Earl 

14 SEP 190619 JUN 1992  TN, Shelby Co Nancy Lorette Moseley 
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Esther Victoria 

27 JUL 190817 APR 1984  MS  
3

Cinnie Elizabeth 

8 JUL 191022 JUN 1911  MS  
4

Louise W 

27 JUN 19127 OCT 2001  MS  
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Joseph Sidney McGlathery I, Sr.1895employer
  1. Book:The Phonographic Magazine, Vol. 9; Jerome B. Howard Editor; Google Free Book; originally published Chicago, IL: the Phonographic Institute Co., 1895; Website
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  • Obituary, 9 OCT 2001: "HOUSTON - Louise W. Smith, 89, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001, at her home in Houston. She was born June 27, 1912, in Baldwyn to the late Robert Franklin Williams and the late Victoria McCay Williams. She was a homemaker and a piano teacher. She was an active member and leader in all aspects of the First United Methodist Church in Houston until illness left her unable to attend.
    Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the First United Methodist Church of Houston with Bro. Mike Childs, Bro. Johnny Cherry and Bro. Tommy Smith officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Baldwyn Masonic Cemetery in Baldwyn. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include a daughter, … her husband...; a son, … ; five grandsons.; two granddaughters; [and] 10 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Earl Williams; and two sisters, Esther Williams Stewart and Cinnie Elizabeth Williams."
    --"Daily Journal." Tupalo, MS, 9 OCT 2001,
  • Obituary, 9 OCT 2001: "HOUSTON - Louise W. Smith, 89, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001, at her home in Houston. She was born June 27, 1912, in Baldwyn to the late Robert Franklin Williams and the late Victoria McCay Williams. She was a homemaker and a piano teacher. She was an active member and leader in all aspects of the First United Methodist Church in Houston until illness left her unable to attend.
    Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the First United Methodist Church of Houston with Bro. Mike Childs, Bro. Johnny Cherry and Bro. Tommy Smith officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Baldwyn Masonic Cemetery in Baldwyn. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include a daughter, … her husband...; a son, … ; five grandsons.; two granddaughters; [and] 10 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Earl Williams; and two sisters, Esther Williams Stewart and Cinnie Elizabeth Williams."
    --"Daily Journal." Tupalo, MS, 9 OCT 2001,
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  1. Findagrave Robert F Williams
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1880
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1910
  4. Book:The Phonographic Magazine, Vol. 9; Jerome B. Howard Editor; Google Free Book; originally published Chicago, IL: the Phonographic Institute Co., 1895; Website
  5. Book:The Times and Democrat; "Tragedy in Timmonsville: C. E. Jones Sends Five Bullets into R. F. Williams"; newspapers.com; originally published Orangeburg, SC: 28 Nov 1912, Thu, p. 1; Website
  1. Findagrave Beulah Victoria McCray Williams
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1910
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1920
  4. FamilySearch United States Census, 1930
  5. FamilySearch United States Census, 1940
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