John James "Jack" WILLIAMS 1804-1876 & Mary Ann DEADMAN 1829-1889

Boot & Shoe-maker of Hotspur, S-W Victoria, Australia

John James "Jack" WILLIAMS b. 1804 Bristol, England. son of John WILLIAMS & Mary ___ was married in 1852 at Portland, S-W Victoria to Mary Ann DEADMAN b. 1829 Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, daughter of William DEADMAN and Sarah WOODMAN.

John WILLIAMS was a juror at the inquest into the death of Andrew BOURKE at the "Rising Sun Hotel", Hotspur in 1862.

John WILLIAMS was a boot & shoe-maker at Hotspur from 1862 to 1868.

John "Old Jack" WILLIAMS a boot & shoe-maker of Hotspur died in the Portland Benevolent Asylum in 1876, aged 71 years, leaving a widow and 7 children.

Mary Ann WILLIAMS died at Hotspur in 1889 and was buried in the Hotspur cemetery.

John James WILLIAMS and Mary Ann DEADMAN had the following known children:

  1. John WILLIAMS b. 1855..........?;
  2. Mary Ann 'Annie' WILLIAMS b. 1856, m. Robert VINEN at Hotspur in 1878 and they had a family of nine children born at Casterton from 1879 to 1896.;
  3. Henrietta Elizabeth WILLIAMS b. 1858, Hotspur, Vic, m. Charles DAWSON;
  4. female WILLIAMS b. 1860 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1860;
  5. Mary Jane WILLIAMS b. 1861 Hotspur, Vic, m. William COOK;
  6. Eliza Rebecca WILLIAMS b. 1862 Hotspur, Vic, m. James NEWTON;
  7. Arthur John WILLIAMS b. 1864 Hotspur, Vic .....?;
  8. Martha WILLIAMS b. 1866 Hotspur, Vic, m. Alexander Harding SCOTT at Deniliquin, NSW and had a family of 7.;
  9. William WILLIAMS b. 1868 Digby, Vic, ........?
  10. Mary Ann WILLIAMS b. 1869, d. 1869 Ararat, Vic.

Another entry shows that a John WILLIAMS b. 1818 Bristol, Eng married 1852 Portland, Vic to Mary Ann DERDMAN b. 1830 Wiltshire, Eng and had the following children: Henrietta Elizabeth b. 1858 Hotspur, Vic.

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