William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., “Buckskin” (1809–1859)

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William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., (1809–1859) &

Eliza Jane EMBERSON (1822–1856) 

great-grandparents of Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988)

2nd great-grandfather of Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012)


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1840 oil painting of William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., (1809–1859)


William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., “Buckskin” (1809–1859)


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William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., “Buckskin” (1809–1859) was born on March 28 1809 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. William was the son of James Mastin WILLIAMS Sr., (1763–1838) & Wilmoth "Patsy" WALKER (1768–1850). William married Eliza Jane EMBERSON (1822–1856) on September 20, in 1839 in Seaboard, Princess Anne County, Virginia. Eliza Jane was the daughter of John Eldridge EMBERSON Sr., (1798–1859) & Matilda CARTER (1801–1849). Eliza Jane died on August 27, 1856 in Lamar County. Texas. William died on September 20, 1859 in Lamar County, Texas.

William & Eliza Jane had five known children: John Walker WILLIAMS (1840–1905); Edward Tarrant WILLIAMS (1842–1857); William Mastin WILLIAMS III (1844–1904); Virginia Wilmoth WILLIAMS (1846–1894); Martha Matilda WILLIAMS (1849–1929).

William & Eliza Jane were the great-grandfather of Clara Myrtle GRAY-SADLER Bird (1900-1988) and the 2nd great-grandfather of Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton (1922-2012).

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Direct Ancestral Line of William Mastin WILLIAMS Jr., (1809–1859)



Colonel James Mastin WILLIAMS Sr., (1763–1838) & Wilmoth "Patsy" WALKER (1768–1850)



William Dixon WILLIAMS (1731–1780) & Lucy Clayton TERRY (1737–1788)



John WILLIAMS (1702-1813) the emigrant & Elizabeth DIXON (1706–1813)


2nd great-grandparents

John Lanyon WILLIAMS (1675–1749) & Jane GEORGE (1670-1733)


3rd great-grandparents

John WILLIAMS (1639–1713) & Katherine LANYON (1639–1708)


4th great-grandparents

John WILLIAMS (1614–1639) & Mary EVA (1614–1671)


5th great-grandparents

Ralphe WILLIAMS (1584–1695) & Ann HILL (1584–1635)