(December 12, 1643 - August 17, 1724)
Betsy Williams (1795 - 1871), father Caleb (1754 - 1789), father Jeremiah 1698/1702 father Joseph 1673, father Joseph Williams 1643.
|Birth||December 12, 1643||Providence, British America|
|Marriage||December 17, 1669||Providence, British America - Lydia Olney|
|Death||August 17, 1724||Cranston, British America|
|Burial||Providence, Rhode Island, United States|
BurialInscription: "Here lies the body of Joseph Williams, son of Roger Williams, Esq., who was the first white man who came to Providence He was born 1644, he died Au 17th, 1724, in the 81st? year of his age In King Philip's War he courageously went through and the native Indians he bravely did ... and now he's gone down to the Grave .. ... Please Almighty God his Body ..."
1. Providence (R.I.). Record Commissioners. The Early Records of the Town of Providence, V. I-XXI. Providence, Snow and Farnham, city printers, 1892, Volume 1 page 7 Princeton copy is searchable by page.
2. AmericanAncestors.org. New England marriages to 1700 database, Boston, NEHGS, 2008., Volume 3 page 1681.
3. Find A Grave online indexed database, https://www.findagrave.com, Williams Family Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA, Memorial 17142392..