Absalom Williams was born 22 Dec 1811 Preble Co. Ohio. He married Hester A. Lane 15 Aug 1833 in Fayette Co. IN. They lived in Madison County, near Alfont.
Their children were: David Lane Williams - b. 27 Jun 1834 Elizabeth Williams - b. 1 Aug 1836 Margaret Williams - b. 23 Jun 1838 Jesse M. Williams - b. 25 Nov 1840 Lovia Williams - b. 11 Dec 1842 (died young) Louisa C. Williams - b. 3 May 1845 William F. Williams - b. 25 Nov 1848 Sarah J. Williams - b. 24 Feb 1849 (died in infancy) Mary M. Williams - b. 9 May 1850 Hester Ann Williams - b. 17 Jul 1855 (died in infancy) Absalom Williams, Jr. - b. 24 Nov 1856 (died in infancy) All children were born in Madison County.
Several descendants of this family have done DNA testing and are in Williams DNA Group 8. The group has a Williams DNA blog which includes this family as well as many of the ancestors of the participants in Group 8. The furthest back ancestor of DNA group 8 is Charles Williams who died in 1692 in Charles City County, Virginia.
The Williams DNA web site is an extensive and informative site containing many Williams lines, it also has great information about DNA testing. The Williams DNA project now includes over 700 members, making it one of the largest. The address is: http://williams.genealogy.fm/index.phphttp://williams.genealogy.fm/index.php
For more information please reply to this message.