FELIX CADMUS "UNCLE CAD"
GLIMPSES FROM THE PAST
HAMILTON COUNTY HISTORY
AS RECORDED BY MR. WILLIAMS
IN INTERVIEWS FROM 1930-1934
Williams left his interviews in the care of
EDGAR CHESLEY, JR.
who in turn entrusted the care of
these documents to
WILLIAM OGLESBY "BILL"
who has graciously
allowed them to be shared in this gazetteer
Cadmus Williams was born 17 February, 1861, in Marlin, Falls County,
Texas. and died in Hamilton in 1951.
Cadmus Williams was married to Frances "Fanny" Murphree on
20 December, 1893, by W. B. McKeon, Minister of the Gospel, Methodist
Williams was Deputy Sheriff under Sam
D. Terry in 1884-1885. He served as deputy County Clerk in
1886-1887 under his uncle, T. C. Pierson. Mr. Williams was
appointed postmaster of
Hamilton on 16 June, 1893, and served until 12 June,1898. From 1898
through 1902 Mr. Williams was County Clerk of Hamilton County. Mr.
Williams was in the the furniture and undertaking business from 1904 until
1915 when he established an insurance business. These interviews
were written on his business letterhead stationery.
comments are in red.]