Individual Record 631

Name}   Williams, Joseph Douthill Family History} Hancock                 
  Title}   Race}   Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 1818 Place} Pine Creek, Butler, Pennsylvania
Marr.: Date} Cir 1846 Place} Pine Creek (?), Allegheny (?), Pennsylvania     (Link)
Death: Date} Aft 1889 Place}  
Burial: Date} 1??? Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 101 = Geog history
Source 2} 105 = 1850 USA cen
Source 3} 187 = Land deed
Source 4} 188 = Land deed
Source 5} 189 = Will
Source 6} 691 = Geog history
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Parents: } Rev. Matthew Williams & Elizabeth Parkhill
   Relationship No.} 204
1st Household No.} 110 = West Deer, Allegheny, Penns.
      Occupation 1} Farmer
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Presbyterian
Spouses:   Prime} Young, Mary Ann
 Total Number of} 1?
Notes:  Joseph received his education at Pine Creek.

He inherited 49 acres and 107 perches of land from his father, and bought 6 acres and 116 perches of land from Richard Morrow on 3 Jan 1843 or 1853.  Both lots of land were in what was then West Deer Township.  On 23 Mar 1858, he sold 53 acres and 155 perches of inherited land plus the 6 acres and 116 perches to Ephraim Morrow.  Also in 1858 he purchased the home where he thereafter resided for many years (post office Boston).

A wealthy farmer, Joseph was the founder of the town called Boston, three miles from McKeesport.  He and his wife Mary were members of the U.P. Church of Boston, of which Mr. Williams was an elder.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
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Confirm. Date}   Photo} None  
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated}   6 Jun  2005
Date Created}    3 Mar 1996
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