John Lewis FOWLER James H FOWLER Rebecca FOWLER Nathaniel G WILLIAMS Susan Elizabeth WILLIAMS Mini tree diagram

Miriam Rebecca BOBO1,1,2,3

Dec 18401,2,3 - 15th Aug 19151

Life History

Dec 1840

Born in Cross Keys, Union, South Carolina.1,2,3

about 1859

Married John Lewis FOWLER in Union County, South Carolina.1

about 1860

Birth of son James H FOWLER in Indiana

7th Apr 1862

Birth of daughter Rebecca FOWLER.1

14th Jul 1863

Death of John Lewis FOWLER in Richmond, Virginia.1,1

about 1865

Married Nathaniel G WILLIAMS.1

14th Apr 1870

Birth of daughter Susan Elizabeth WILLIAMS in Mississippi.4,5,6,1,2,3

1907

Death of daughter Susan Elizabeth WILLIAMS in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1

15th Aug 1915

Died in Attala County, Mississippi.1

after 15th Aug 1915

Buried.1

Notes

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    A Nathaniel and Rebecca Williams are enumerated in the 1880 census inPickens County, South Carolina.  It appeared this matched ourNathaniel and Rebecca.  They also have a daughter Susan matching ourSusan Williams who married Jacob Jenkins in Arkansas County, Arkansas. But our Nathaniel and Rebecca were in Attala County, Mississippi in1880.  See the record below this inset.

    1880 Federal Census, Pickens County, South Carolina, 9 June, PumpkinTownship, District 134, page 9 (scan 129), Hse/Fam #85
    Williams, Nathaniel W M 37 Husband Farmer SC SC SC b abt 1845]
    Williams, Rebecca W F 35 Wife Keeps House SC SC SC [abt 1845]
    Williams, Margaret W F 10 Dau SC SC SC [abt 1870] Cannot write
    Williams, Mary W F 8 Dau SC SC SC [abt 1872]
    Williams, Susan W F 6 Dau SC SC SC [abt 1874]
    Williams, Anna W F 4 Dau SC SC SC [abt 1876]

    However, other information that turned up related to this family and aFind a Grave memorial for Miriam Rebecca Bobo Williams indicates thisa different Nathaniel and Rebecca.  The memorial for NathanielJefferson Williams, matching this census, is linked to a memorial forhis wife under the name of Rebecca Edens Williams.  A memorial on Finda Grave in the name Miriam Rebecca Bobo has her husband named asNathaniel G WIlliams.  Miriam Rebecca's memorial is not linked to amemorial for her husband.  That grave has different birth and deathdates than those for Rbecca Edens Williams.

    Nathaniel Jefferson Williams
    Birth May 1, 1843
    Death Nov 12, 1899
    Spouse Rebecca Edens Williams (1849 - 1924)
    Burial Oolenoy Baptist Church Cemetery, Pumpkintown, Pickens County,South Carolina
    Created by JoAnn Welch Coon Jan 01, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #17236443,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17236443
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    1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 12 June, Township 15,District 48, page 28, Hse #255, Fam #257
    Williams, Nathaniel W M 35 Husband Farming AL SC NC b abt 1845]
    Williams, Marium W F 39 Wife Keeps House SC SC SC [abt 1841]
    Williams, William S W M 14 Son Farming IN AL SC [abt 1866]
    Fowler, James H W M 20 Stepson Farming IN AL SC [abt 1860]
    Williams, Lucinda W F 11 Dau At Home IN AL SC [abt 1879]
    Williams, Susan W F 10 Dau MS AL SC [abt 1870]
    Williams, Benjamin S W M 7 Son Farming MS AL SC [abt 1866]

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    Miriam Rebecca Bobo Williams
    Birth Dec 1840 Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina
    Death Aug 15, 1915

    In memory of Miriam Rebecca Bobo Fowler Williams, whose burial site iscurrently unknown. It is believed she was visiting family members inAttala Co MS, when she died.

    Miriam's first and middle names were different on virtually everycensus record, I list them here for the record: Mary on the 1860census, Mary A on the 1870, Maricum on the 1880, Miram on the 1900. Onsome of her children's memorials is listed as Marium.

    Miriam first married John Lewis Fowler, abt 1859, in Union Co SC, theyhad two children: James Henry "Jim" Fowler, Rebecca Jane FowlerBurrell. John died in the Civil War.

    She married second to Nathaniel G (S?) "Nathan" Williams, a Civil WarVerteran, they had eight children: William S, Mary Lucinda, Susan"Sudie", Samuel Benjamin, Albert J, James Edward, Joseph J, and SarahWilliams.

    Miriam's parents were Manley Immanuel & Rebecca Jane [Bailey] Bobo,both born Cross Keys Union Co SC, and at some point migrated to BartowCo GA.

    Her Bobo grandparents were Soloman Jr & Elizabeth "Betsy" [White]Bobo, both born in Cross Keys Union Co SC. Her Bailey grandparents,Harrison & Margaret [Duke] Bailey, of Union Co SC.

    Parents:
    Manley Immanuel Bobo (1811 - 1887)
    Rebecca Bailey Bobo (1816 - ____)
    Spouses:
    John Lewis Fowler (1835 - 1863)
    Nathaniel G Williams (1845 - 1901)
    Children:
    James Henry Fowler (1860 - 1926)
    Rebecca Jane Fowler Burrell (1862 - 1923)
    Susan "Sudie" Elizabeth Williams Jenkins (1870 - 1907)
    Samuel Benjamin Williams (1872 - 1943)
    Albert J Williams (1875 - 1936)
    James Edward Williams (1878 - 1953)
    Joseph J Williams (1880 - 1913)
    Sallie E Williams Grisham (1884 - 1957)

    Siblings:
    Elisha J Bobo
    Elizabeth Bobo Gossett (1836 - 1913)
    John Fredrick Bobo (1850 - 1920)
    Jesse M Bobo (1851 - 1926)
    Victoria Bobo Wright (1857 - 1918)
    Burial Unknown

    Created by Mike White Oct 06, 2014
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #1369016,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=136901653
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Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Pickens County, South Carolina
    • 9 June, Pumpkin Township, District 134, page 9 (scan 129), Hse/Fam #85
  • 3. 1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 12 June, Township 15, District 48, page 28, Hse #255, Fam #257
  • 4. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 14 June, Prairie Township, District 7, page 10B, Hse #170, Fam #174
  • 6. Ancestry Trees
    • Jana, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/30852014/person/12317562997

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