Catherine (Roberts) Williams 1885 Census

Catherine (Roberts) Williams (1835-1916) was the mother of Arthur Williams (1866-1937) who was the father of William Curtis Lambert Williams (1892-1945) who was the father of Jeanette Williams (1921-1968) who was the grandmother of Curt Bright.

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1885 Nebraska Census, Nemaha County, Aspinwall Parish

Catherine B. (Roberts) Williams was the head of the household in 1885. Her husband, David A. Williams, died in 1882. Catherine and David were the first generation of Williams’ to immigrate to America.

Catherine’s father, Lewellan Roberts, is listed as a “boarder,” and he was about 76 years old at the time of this census. Catherine’s mother, Mary Butler, had already passed away in Wales in 1866.

Mary Ann B. Roberts is Catherine’s sister, and she is also listed as a “boarder.”

Catherine’s children are also listen in this census: Mary (20 yrs), Arthur (19 yrs), William (16 yrs), Lewellyn (14 yrs) and Rees (10 yrs).

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Prairie Union Cemetery, Shubert, Richardson County, Nebraska

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