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WILLIAMS: Nathaniel GREEN born ca 1774 in New Jersey, of Welsh extraction, married Anna CLARK, moved to Davenport, Scott, IA

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Nathaniel G. WILLIAMS born in New Jersey and married Anna CLARK ca 1796 in Westfield, Union, New Jersey.

She was born ca 1779 in Westfield, dtr of Charles and Anna YEOMAN CLARK. She died 20 Dec 1797 in Westfield.

In 1856, Nathaniel moved to Davenport, Scott, Iowa from Elizabethtown, Union, New Jersey to live with his dtr Ann Williams BARROWS. He died in Davenport on 27 Oct 1861 ata ge 87, and is buried on the Willard BARROWS lot in Davenport's Oakdale Cemetery. Nathaniel GREEN WILLIAMS had 2 children:

1. Charles Clark born 29 Nov 1797 in Westfield, Union, New Jersey
2. Ann H (possibly Hutchinson) born 9 Aug 1808 in Westfield and married Willard BARROWS in 1832 (no date) in Elizabethtown, Union, New Jersey. Willard was born 1806 (no date) in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts and became a school teacher in Elizabethtown after his education. He next was a surveyor of Indian lands for the US Government. In 1837 while surveying in the West, he met Duncan CAMPBELL ELDRIDGE who persuaded Willard to bring his family to Davenport.

"Barrows New Map of Iowa" published in 1854 attracted many families where the land agency of BARROWS amd MILLARD sold thousands of acres to settlers and speculators. Willard traveled across the plains to California, Central Ameriica and the Carribean, and toward the end of his life, he was active in the banking business in Montana and Idaho gold fields. He died 5 Fan 1868 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa; Ann died 16 Mar 1887 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. They are buried in Oakdale Cemetery. They had 4 children.

1. Sarah J. born ca 1844 in New Jersey, died 1915 (no date or place)
2. Carie G. (my reference spelling) born ca 1837 in New Jersey
3. Benjamin H. (possibly Hutchinson) born 30 Dec 1847 in Davenport, bur Omaha,Nebraska (no death date)
4. Willard born 1849 in Davenport, died 2 Aug 1849 at age 2 mos and is bur in Oakdale Cemetery.

Surnames: BARROWS CAMPBELL CLARK ELDRIDGE GREEN HUTCHINSON WILLIAMS
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by Bawden4 on 2012-01-16 16:13:40

The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

Reference for this blog in the vinyl-bound source above applies to Nathaniel Williams and son Charles Clark Williams and will be posted in Charles' blog.

by Bawden4 on 2012-01-18 17:11:50

Posted in both Charles and Nathaniel's blog now.
The Eldridge-Bawden Families: The Ancestry and Descendants of Duncan Campbell Eldridge and Stephen Bawden, Scott County, Iowa; author-compiler Alice Richardson Sloan, C.G. (dec 2011), commissioned by John Duvall Bawden (dec 1992), Bettendorf, Iowa; Anundsen Pub Co., Decorah, Iowa , 1986, 290 pps, no copyright, no ISBN, in the personal library of this writer.

References for Nathaniel Green and son Charles Clark Williams on pp of the above vinyl-bound source:
Charles C. Gardner Collection of Essex County, New Jersey Families (no other info)
Davenport Past and PResent, Franc B. Wilkie 1858 (no pages)
History of Scott County Iowa 1882 pp 732-33
Annals of Iowa Vol 1, 3rd series 1893-95, pps 236-37, Recollections and Sketches of Notable Lawyers and Public Men of Early Iowa by Edw H. Stiles 1916, pps 132-34
The United States Biographical Dictionary, Iowa Volume 1878 pgs 278-79
1850 Iowa Federal Census, Scott County, Davenport #438-474
Oakdale Memorial Gardens, 2501 Eastern Ave, Davenport, IA 52803
Scott County Iowa probate #01130
Scott County Iowa deed records
Behind These Years 1839-1939, The Story of the First One Hundred Years of the First Presbyterian Church of Davenport, Iowa limited edition
Davenport Democrat newspaper 29 Oct 1861, front page; 6 Jan 1868 front page; 6 May 1878 front page; 12 Feb 1894 front page, 22 Sept 1894 (no page)
Evening Democrat Gazette newspaper, 15-17 Dec 1887 front page
Davenport Democrat andLeader newspaper: 1 Mar 1908 p 15; 27 May 1912 p. 15; 28 May 1912 p. 11; 18 Feb 1915 p. 12; 12 Oct 1928 p 30; 14 Oct 1928 p. 11
Dubuque (Iowa) Times, newspaper: 25 Jul 1893 p. 4

by Bawden4 on 2012-01-18 17:12:28

Ref on p. 244.

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