Studio shots, no. 100: John Edmond Williams.

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John Edmond Williams (1895-1992).

In the 1910 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: on Raleigh Road, Edmond Williams, 53; wife Gracy, 53; and children Emma, 24, and John, 14. [Next door to James and Missouri Lucas, by the way.]

John Edmond Williams registered for the World War I draft in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born in 1896 in Johnston County, North Carolina; was a farmer; and was single.

In the 1920 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: on School House Road, farmer Edmon Williams, 63; [second] wife Casanda, 42; and children John, 24, Frank, 19, Abston, 17, and Eddie, 4.

On 8 January 1922, John Williams, 26, son of Edmond and Grace Williams, married Daisy Pate, 21, daughter of James and Hettie Pate in Lucama. Freewill Baptist minister A. Bynum performed the ceremony in the presence of Benjamin Bynum, R.B. Pate and David Thompson.

In the 1930 census of Toisnot township, Wilson County: John Williams, 35; wife Daisy, 28; and children Clovis, 7, James, 5, Eddie [Hettie], 3, and Hattie, 21 months.

In the 1940 census of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland: W.P.A. project laborer John Williams, 45; wife Daisy, 39; and children Clovis, 16, James W., 15, Hattie, 13, Hattie, 11, and John Jr., 9.

In 1942, John Edmond Williams registered for the World War II draft in Baltimore, Maryland. Per his registration card, he was boron 8 March 1895 in Wayne County, North Carolina; resided at 549 West Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore (marked through and replaced with 1126 North Carey Street); his contact was Daisy Williams; and he worked for the Public Buildings Administration in Washington, D.C.

John E. Williams died 4 November 1992 in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Williams in 1965.

Photos courtesy of ancestry.com user jaw312.

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