William Joseph Williams

Birth: 1809, Mar. 25
Death: 1867, Apr. 19
Occupation: doctor (Thompsonian)

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

US Census

Year Occupation County Ward/District Post Office Page
1850 physician Baltimore City 5 96


Date Name Occupation Address City
1840-1841 William J. Williams doctor corner Front and Hillen Sts. Baltimore City
1842 W.J. Williams Thompsonian physician SE corner Front and Hillen sts Baltimore City
1845 W.J. Williams Thompsonian (practitioner) corner Hillen and Front sts. Baltimore City
1849-1850 William J. Williams Thompsonian practitioner 154 Front Baltimore City
1863-1864 William J. Williams doctor Temple corner Baltimore Baltimore City
1853-1854 W. J. Williams Thomsonian practitioner 154 N. Front St. Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1809-1867
    Notes: Dr. William Joseph Williams
    Born: 25-Mar-1809, presumably in Maryland
    Died: 19-Apr-1867, Baltimore City, Maryland. Buried: Louden Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
    [Reference: Tombstone inscription; Notes of Barb Lynn- researcher from Bible of Mavis Dunn Hensley.]. Tombstone indicates April 19, and obituary indicates April 20.

    Information submit by K. Scott Rimell

  • Dates: 1834-1845
    Notes: 1st Married: Margret Ann Thomas, 7-Aug-1834, Baltimore, Maryland.
    Children: Jacob Boston Williams, b. 16-Nov-1836, Baltimore; d. 26-Sep-1893, Winona Tsp., Shannon County, Missouri.
    [Reference: LDS Source Batch Record M533732, 1832-1835 Source Call #0013694. Film; Family records; Tombstone inscriptions; Census records].

    2nd Married: Providence Hiss, 20-Sep-1845, Baltimore, Maryland.
    Born: 12-Oct-1808, unknown.
    Died: 16-Apr-1879, Baltimore, Maryland.
    Children: Ellen, Sarah, Pheobe, William Jr., Providence F. (unconfirmed, based on Baltimore City Census of 1850).
    [Reference: LDS Source Batch #7815604, Source Call No. 1126319 Film; Tombstone inscription; Notes of Barb Lynn- researcher]

    Information provided by K. Scott Rimell

  • Dates: 1867
    Notes: Dr. Wm. H. Williams ob. aet. ?
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 43
  • Dates: 1867
    Notes: Obituary:
    “Dr. William J. Williams was a well-known practitioner of the Thompsonian
    school died suddenly yesterday morning, April 20, 1867 at his residence,
    corner of Baltimore and Temple streets, after a few hours illness of
    apoplexy. Dr. Williams was highly regarded not only as a physician but as a
    citizen. He was for 30 years a member of Washington Lodge No. 1 of the
    Independent Order of Odd Fellows and was also a member of the Jerusalem
    Encampment of the same order. He was likewise a member of Ottawa Tribe No. ?
    of the Order of Red Men. And in all those associations held chief

    [Reference: Handwritten note found in Mavis(Dunn) Hensley’s Bible and given to Barb Lynn- researcher; Page 751 of The Medical Profession, History of Baltimore City and County by J. Thomas Scharf (Philidelphia Lewis H. Everts, 1881)].

    Information provided by K. Scott Rimell

  • Dates: n. d.
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