Abel Lawson Williams
- Born: Abt 1820, Rockingham Co., N.C.
- Marriage: Susan Elizabeth Garrett about 1862
- Died: Abt 1892 about age 72
- Buried: Williams Cem., Wentworth, N.C.
The 1870 Federal Census for Simpsonville, Rockingham Co., N.C., Wentworth P. O., dated Sept 30, 1870, page 345 records Abel L. (50 - VA) and Susan (30 - VA) Williams with children James A. (5 - VA), Emma I. (3 - VA), and Ida M. (0 - VA) living with Abel's mother Mary Williams (83 - VA). Mary has real estate valued at $1,600 and a personal estate valued at $300. Abel has a personal estate valued at $150. Also in the household are 2 women: Angeline L. Williams (26 - VA) and Princess Williams (10 - VA).
The 1880 Federal Census for New Bethel, Rockingham Co., N.C., District 231, dated June 1, 1880, page 87B records Abel L. (60 - NC/NC/VA) and Susan E. (40 - NC/NC/NC) Williams with children James (14 - NC/NC/NC), Emma D. (13 - NC/NC/NC), Ida (10 - NC/NC/NC), Angeline (10 - NC/NC/NC), Walter (5 - NC/NC/NC), and Jasper (1 - NC/NC/NC).
Note: Jasper Williams Death Certificate:
Name: Jasper Newton Williams (widower)
Born: Sept 11, 1878 in Rockingham Co., NC
Death: March 19, 1961 at Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville, NC
Father: Abel Williams Mother: Mary (sic) Elizabeth Garrett
Buried: March 20, 1961 at Hillsdale Church Cemetery in Reidsville.
Wife: Martha Jane Roberts
Note: Walter Williams Death Certificate:
Name: Walter Scott Williams (married)
Born: Oct 10, 1875 in Rockingham Co., NC
Death: Nov 30, 1914 New Bethel, Rockingham Co., NC (Cancer of the liver)
Father: Abel Lawson Williams Mother: Susan Elizabeth Garrett
Buried: Dec 1, 1914 at Pleasantville Church.
Informant was his mother: Susan Elizabeth Garrett Williams
Abel married Susan Elizabeth Garrett, daughter of Jarrett Bolyn (Bouldin/Bolden) Garrett and Clarissa Walton Hill, about 1862. (Susan Elizabeth Garrett was born in 1838 at Old J. B. Garrett Farm Near Madison, N.C. and died after 30 Nov 1914 in Wentworth, Rockingham Co., N.C..)