This is from the book "The Abrams Family Genealogy - 1745-1979" by George Carter Abrams.
2.7 William C. Abramsb ca 1819d ?
m 1st Mary Elizabeth Chapmanb ca 1830d ca 1855
m 2nd Mary Burgessb ca 1822d
The 1880 Pickens Co., AL census indicates Mary may have had a son by a prior marriage. Wm. C. and his 1st wife were born in SC; 2nd wife born in Mississippi. Wm. C. and his 1st wife with four children went to Pickens Co., AL ca 1847.
William C. AbramsRef. No. 2.7
by 1st wife Mary Elizabeth Chapman
2.71 Williametta Abrams, b SCb ca 1839d
2.72 Rebecca Abrams, b SCb ca 1841d
2.73 Rufus Abrams, b SCb ca 1843d
m Mildred _________ b ALb ca 1843d
lived in Pickens Co., AL--1870 census Pickens Co., AL.
2.74 Joseph Abrams, b SCb ca 1845d
2.75 Joseph Osro Abrams, b SCb ca 1847d
m Rachel E. _________ b SCb ca 1841d
Evidently Rachel had a child named Mary b ca 1861 by a marriage--1870 census Pickens Co., AL.
2.76 William E. Abrams, b MSb ca 1848d ?
2.77 George Abrams, b MSb ca 1850
by 2nd wife Mary Burgess
2.78 Francis L. Abrams, b ALb ca 1858
2.79 Sarah A. Abrams, b ALb ca 1859
2.7a Jefferson "Jeff" Abrams, b ALb ca 1862
Most, if not all above lived in Pickens Co., AL in 1870 and 1880. Info. from census microfilm supplied by Lewis Wood, Greenville, SC
The 1870 census for Beards Precinct, Pickens Co., AL shows this:
W.C. Abrams, 56, SC, Farmer
Mary, 47, MS
Frances (female), 12, AL
Sarah, 11, AL
Jeff, 8, AL
Next door is:
Rufus Abrams, 26, SC
Mildred, 27, AL
William 1, AL
Joseph Osro Abrams is shown like this in the same precinct:
O. Abrams, 23, SC
Rachel, 29, SC
Mary, 9, SC
Willie, 2, AL
The 1880 census for Beards, Pickens, Alabama shows this
Lutha ABRAMSSonSMaleW32ALWorks On FarmSCMS
Jefferson ABRAMSSonSMaleW18ALWorks On FarmSCMS
William C. Abrams was the son of Alexander Abrams b. 1775 Newberry Co., SC d. Nov. 1842 Newberry Co., SC.Alexander's wife was Mary Beard b. 1783 d. May 21,1848
Alexander's parents were James Abrams (1745-1822) and Mary Tedford (1748-1831) They probably were born in County Antrim Ireland and settled in SC about 1773. See my website at http://members.cox.net/hvabrams/http://members.cox.net/hvabrams/ for more information.
Hope this helps,