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Rebecca T. Williams

Female 1851 - 1925  (74 years)


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  • Name Rebecca T. Williams  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1851  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    • Alternate Birthplace: Connecticut [2]
    Gender Female 
    Education 1874 - 1875  Oswego Normal School, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1860 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    • According to the 1880 census, Rebecca is a boarder with the Potter family. [2]
    Occupation 1879 - 1881  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8
    Post Mistress 
    • According to the Landmarks of Oswego County, Rebecca succeeded her father, Dillon Williams, as postmistress upon his death in November of 1879. [3]
    Died 1925  [6
    Buried Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I295  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 

    Father Rev. Dillon Williams,   b. 6 Feb 1805, Colchester, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1879  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary C. Unknown (Williams),   b. Abt. 1811, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [9
    • According to the 1875 census, Dillon Williams is widowed. [9]
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1875; Page: 2; Lines: 42

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 36 (Reliability: 2), 19 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/19/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 36; Line No: 1-7

    3. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 502 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    4. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 14 (Reliability: 2), 22 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/22/1860; Sheet No: 14

    5. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 9 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/09/1870; Sheet No: 1

    6. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=961&GScid=2221626&GRid=29754405& (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      Rebecca T. Williams

    7. [S220] Annual Report of the State SuperIntendent for the School Year ..., Department of Public Instruction, (New York State), 265 (Reliability: 1), 1874 - 1875.
      Pupils Attending

    8. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 508 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    9. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1875; Page: 2; Lines: 40