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John Grant WILLIAMSON 5285, Boyle Co.

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John Grant WILLIAMSON 5285, Boyle Co.

Sandi Gorin (View posts)
Posted: 980164800000
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Edited: 993310358000
Surnames: Williamson, Tod, Caldwell, Thornton
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Centre College Alumni, published 1890. 1838 graduate, Boyle Co.

John Grant Williamson Son of John G. and Ann (Tod) Williamson. The father was born near Manchester, Eng., the mother of Kirkaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland, emigrating to this country late in the last century. Born April 2, 1813, near Danville, KY, where his father had settled in 1804. Prepared at Preparatory Department of Centre College. In 1838 he became a student of theology, taking his course in the Seminary at New Albany, IN. During his work as a minister of the gospel he served the churches at Bedford, Paoli, Corydon, Rehoboth and Sharon, IN. In 1870 he went to Whiteland and remained with that church until his death. Died May 5, 1877, of cancer, at Whiteland, IN. Mr. Williamson was twice married; (1) to Cathrine D. Caldwell, of Boyle county, KY; (2) to Mrs. Thornton, of Paoli, IN, who survives him. No children. "None could come to know him well without being impressed with the generousness of the man's whole character.

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