I am trying to track down the children in the following Dyer Co., Tenn. Will dated Dec 19th 1863.....
Last Will & Testament of REDDING WILLIAM Dec'd Proven and Set up at the Feby & March Terms 1864 of Dyer County I REDDING WILLIAMS do make and publish this my last will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made. First - I direct that my Funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any monies I may die possessed of or that may first come into the hands of my executor. Secondly. I direct that at my death my heirs MANEZA MOORE, DRUSILLA BETTIS, NANCY LEGGETT, CELIA WILLIAMS, JAMES WILLIAM, MARY VANDERGRIFF, EMILY WILLIAMS, and my grand Son JOSEPH T. REDDICK .......
According to the 1850 Dyer Co., Tenn. Census Sarah Newton, b. ca. 1800 in Pitt Co., NC; m. P. Redding Williams, b. ca. 1799 in Pitt Co., NC, d. 1864. They lived in Dyer Co., Tenn. in 1850. CHILDREN: A)Drucilla Williams, b. Apr. 19, 1822 in NC, d. Oct. 1872 in Crockett Co., Tenn; m. on Jan. 9, 1842 in Haywood Co.,Tenn. to George Washington Cypert Bettis, b. 1822 in Wilson Co., Tenn., d. abt. 1893 in Crockett Co., Tenn.
B)Nancy Williams, b. ca. 1824 in NC; m. as second wife of William Simon Leggett, b. ca. 1820 in Tenn. They lived in Dyer Co., Tenn.
C)Celia E. Williams, b. Feb. 20, 1826 in NC, m. John A. Shelton, b. Apr. 27, 1828
D)James N. Williams, b. ca. 1833 in NC
E)John P. Williams, b. ca. 1834 in NC
F)Mary Williams, b. ca. 1836 in Tenn.; m. _______Vandergriff.
G)Adeline Williams, b. ca. 1838 in Tenn.
H)Emily J. Williams, b. ca. 1841 in Tenn.; m. on Dec. 18, 1865 in Dyer Co., Tn. to James M. Matthews.
I)Delphia Williams; m. ______Reddick. 1]]Joseph T. Reddick
J)Marinza Williams; m. William Moore.
K)Amanda Williams; m. Calvin Williams, d. by 1864.
There is an Elijah Vandegrif, born Abt. 1825 in KY. He married February 11, 1847 in Morgan Co, IN to Mary Ann Williams, born Abt. 1827 in NC. They are found in 1850 Census Jackson Twp, Morgan Co, IN
IS THIS HER?? HER AGE IS CONFUSING TO HER FATHERS CENSUS? ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED....