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Family of Lewellen Williams

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Last modified 20 Jul 2008

This is a "Guide Only". Always subject to corrections and additions.

My thanks for all the wonderful online help and kindness from Alachua County FL Court Records: copied from the Clerk of the Court site; other researchers and family genealogy. I also received Florida Military records from: Indian River County Main Library, Florida History & Genealogy Dept, Vero Beach, Florida.

See: "Alachua County Florida Court Site"


LEWELLEN WILLIAMS born ? VA
[Source:] State of birth is on 1880 Alachua County, FL census record for Mary Exley
AKA Lew/Lewelling/Lewellan/Llwellyn b VA, died August 8, 1836 Alachua County, FL; Lewellen Williams was killed 8 August 1836. He was in the 1st Regiment of the Florida Militia (Warren's).

[Source:]
"Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers who served in Organizations from the State of Florida during the Florida Indian Wars, 1835-1858," National Archives Microfilm Series M1086, Reel #9; from:
"Indian River County Main Library, Florida History & Genealogy Dept, Vero Beach, Florida." There was also a pension filed. Lewellen's files can be (copied) ordered from the "National Archives". Pension #11863 of the Old War MC-1442.

Lewellin Williams was in the "Florida War" which is also known as the "2nd Seminole War". He served in two units: "6 Regiment Florida Militia" and "1 Reg't (Warren's) Florida Militia." He was known as a Captain and a Private. Another "Lewellen Williams" also served in Streety Parker's Hickory Boys. No further info is available.

[Source:]
"Pioneers of Florida's First Coast" page 46
Llewellyn Williams is listed under JACKSONVILLE-THE FIRST GRAND JURY. He was selected and impaneled on December 2, 1823.

[Source:] Alachua County, FL Court House records
Lewellen Williams county clerk, 1826 Alachua County, FL.

[Source:]
1837 probate records for Alachua Co, FL

Fernando A. Underwood, Justice of the Peace, was made Guardian: of minors Minnerva Williams, Margarett Mary Williams, and Nancy Williams.


...............+ ? Wifeunknown b ? SC [Birth Source:] State of Birth: SC is on 1880 Alachua County, FL census record for their daughter Mary M. Williams Blanton Exley Frier

...................Minnerva/Manerva Williams b abt 1826 FL d
[Note:]
On Alachua County FL probate records of: James Exley, as witness 1857
...................William Savey Williams b d
[Note:]
On Alachua County, FL court records:
William Scy Defendant 1869  794JRBB1645
...................Lewallen Williams born abt 1833, died abt 1868
[Note:]
On ALACHUA 1850 Census for Williams family of Alachua County, FL;
[Note:]
AKA Lew/Lewelling/Lewellan/Llwellyn was county clerk for several years for the County of Alachua, FL. Also one of the Road Commissioners of Alachua County, also doing business with George Brown, John Exley, and James Pendarvis until 1867. Lewellen Jr. died abt 1868.

[Source:]
Newnansville, FL Land Records:

Williams, Lewelling 4/1/1859 FL 0410__.168 Sale-Cash 320.08 acres

Williams, Lewelling 4/1/1859 FL 0410__.168 Sale-Cash 320.08 acres


[Note:]
Captain Lewellen Williams (b. 1833) enlisted 5/23/61 in Company B, 2nd Florida Infantry at Newnansville. He was wounded 5/5/62 at Williamsburg and wounded again 5/31/62 at Seven Pines. He was absent sick in early 1863 and resigned 3/9/63 from General Hospital #4, Richmond.

DOCUMENTED: 1867 Probate records for Alachua Co, FL Lewellan: AKA Lew/Lewelling/Llewelyn/Lewellen Williams was brother of Nancy Williams Pendarvis. He left personal proverty to Nancy.

...................Nancy Williams b abt 1828 FL d 1872 Alachua County, FL; married James Pendarvis d Sept 1872; (natural) Children: Pellie, George, Allen, William, Joseph all born in FL

[Note:] On ALACHUA 1850 Census for Williams family of Alachua County, FL

Family of: "James Pendarvis and Nancy Williams of Florida"

...................Margarett M. Williams (Mary) b abt 1824 FL d ?
On 1850 (Blanton) Census Alachua County

age 26 F pg 30 & 31 line 41
[Note:]
1860 Census Alachua County

(Exley) Margaret age 37, F Page 93, line 15
[Note:]
On 1860 Alachua County Census;
Thomas age 16, Sumpter age 14, Mary age 12, Claudius age 10 (along with Exley children)

1870
[Note:] 1880 Census:
There is one Exley family in 1880 Alachua, Fl: Precinct 2, Alachua, Florida FHL film 1254125--NAfilm T9-0125 p. 34D
[Note:]
James Exley and EXLEY, MARGARET-keeping house-wife female- widow- white- 56 yr.-FL-VA-SC

[Note:]
Probate Record: Blanton, Margaret Grantee A Page 309; Isaiah Floyd grantor

[Note:]
Blanton, Margaret: In July, 1850 the commission designated voting precincts at Margaret Blanton's house at Clay Landing. Clay Landing is on the Suwannee between Manatee Springs and Fannin.

First Family of Margarett Williams-Blanton

....................[1] Isacc B. Blanton married 1842; Sheriff of Alachua County, Fl
[Source:] Alachua County, Fl, Book D pg 035; by Thomas J Pravall.

Children of Mary and Issac Blanton:
.......................Thomas Leonidas b ? d? (died in Civil War, at Seven Pines) Buried: Forrest Grove Cemetery, Alachua County, FL

[Source: Alachua County Records]
Blanton, Thomas Leonidas married Silas, May Pearl 1906 Bk E pg 432; Alachua Co FL
1850 (Thomas Blanton) Census Alachua County, pg 30 & 31
BLANTON On 1860 Alachua County Census;

Thomas age 16, Sumpter age 14, Mary age 12, Claudius age 10 (along with Exley children)

.......................Mary
.......................Sumpter L b 26 Nov 1845 d 19 Oct 1917 Buried Forrest Grove Cemetery, Alachua County, FL

On 1850 (Blanton) Census Alachua County pg 30 & 31
BLANTON On 1860 Alachua County Census
Thomas age 16, Sumpter age 14, Mary age 12, Claudius age 10 (along with Exley children)

[Source:]County Commission Minutes Book 1:
Blanton S.L.Juror List 1870 CMBX0223
Blanton S.L. Juror List 1872 CMBX0258
.......................Claudia b 22 Feb 1849 d 28 Nov 1905 Buried: Wacahoota Baptist Cemetery
[Source] Burial records: DAR Alachua County, FL
On 1850 (Blanton) Census Alachua County, pg 30 & 31
BLANTON On 1860 Alachua County Census; Thomas age 16, Sumpter age 14, Mary age 12, Claudius age 10 (along with Exley children)

Second Family of Mary Williams-Blanton-Exley

....................[2] James B?. Exley b ? d 1857, Alachua County, FL; married 1855 Alachua County Book 2 pg 043 by Robert Youngblood; Mary Margret is on "Exley-Pendarvis Court Records" with James Pendarvis (d abt 1867) and Lewellen Williams (d abt 1868).

[Source:]
All records found are from: Alachua County FL Records: copied from the Clerk of the Court site.

Children:
.....................James W. b d
.......................+Carrie Sutton b d married 3/4/1886
James & Carrie are both on 1920 FL census

......................Mary
EXLEY On 1860 Census Alachua County Census
Pg 93 line 21 & 20 James age 3 M; Margaret age 5 Fe
There is one Exley family in 1880 Alachua, Fl:

Precinct 2, Alachua, Florida FHL film 1254125--NAfilm T9-0125 p. 34D
EXLEY, JAMES-farming- son-male-single-white-22 yr.FL-GA-FL (with mother)
EXLEY, James

Only 1 EXLEY in 1920 US CENSUS for FL

[Source:] 1920 United States Federal Census

Exley, James
Age:58
Year:1920 
Birthplace:Florida
Roll: T625_219
Race:White
Page: 50B
State:Florida
ED: 71
County:Duval
Image: 102
Township:Jacksonville
FA born: FL

wife- ?arrie age 56
Mary- daughter age 18 fe single
Elita?- daughter age 16 fe single
Stanley-son age 11 Male single

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