Benajah Williams Family Papers


The Benajah Williams papers are located at the Western Reserve Historical Society Library. The papers consist mainly of personal letters sent to him by various family members. The earliest letter is from A Williams, dated 1821. There are about 25 letters from Benajah's father, Isaiah Williams. They date from 1825 to 1848. The following files contain text for some of these letters. In most cases I was unable to transcribe the complete document so I just copied the parts that I thought were salient. I've added my annotations in brackets [].




Inside cover

This text is hard to read, but gives deaths and marriages of Benajah's siblings.


Family Notes

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14 May 1821

A Williams letter


11 Nov 1825

Isaiah Williams letter

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31 Aug 1827

Isaiah Williams letter


14 Feb 1830

Abiather Buck letter


2 Nov 1835

Rufus Williams letter


12 Nov 1836

Isaiah Williams letter


10 Dec 1836

Abraham Williams letter


14 Dec 1836

Nancy Williams letter


30 Jul 1837

A W Williams letter


23 Nov 1837

Isaiah Williams letter


2 Feb 1838

Isaiah Williams letter

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3 Feb 1838

Isaiah Williams letter


8 Apr 1838

Stephen Vail letter


27 Jun 1838

Isaiah Williams letter


7 Aug 1838

Isaiah Williams letter


27 May 1839

Isaiah Williams letter


13 Jan 1840

Isaiah Williams letter


9 May 1840

Isaiah Williams letter


25 Oct 1840

Isaiah Williams letter


31 Dec 1841

Isaiah Williams letter

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21 Sep 1842

Isaiah Williams letter


13 Mar 1843

Isaiah Willliams letter

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14 Mar 1843

Isaiah Williams letter

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8 Jun 1844

Isaiah Williams letter


14 Oct 1844

Isaiah Williams letter


12 Jul 1845

Isaiah Williams letter


23 Jan 1846

Isaiah Williams letter


1 Sep 1846

Isaiah Williams letter


10 Mar 1847

Isaiah Williams letter


May 1847

Isaiah Williams letter


Mar 1848

Isaiah Williams letter

This is the last letter from Isaiah

14 Dec 1858

Wilbur F Williams letter

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Jun 1859

LD, Olive, and Louisa Williams letter


2 Apr 1860

A J Barton letter


21 Jun 1862

Civil War letter


21 May 1864

A J Williams letter

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31 Dec 1881

Ephraim Smith probate


30 Jun 1885

A J Williams letter

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