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Williamson Family of Va/Md/Pa

Williamson Family of Va/Md/Pa

Posted: 23 Oct 1999 5:49PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 8:56PM GMT
Looking for information on Isaac Williamson born 1797. Parents unknown. Married Anna Rowland and was found in Baltimore, Md census and directory in approx. 1820's to 1850's. Children were all born in Baltimore, Md. Migrated to Philadelphia where he died in 1855. Supposedly related to Hugh Williamson of NC, Hiram Williamson who died at the Alamo and Isaiah V. Williamson, founder of trade school in Delaware County, PA. Any information would gratefully be accepted.

Isaiah V. Williamson

Linda (View posts)
Posted: 9 Nov 1999 8:13PM GMT
I am researching Isaiah for my great-aunt, he was her greatgrandfather. Do you have any info. on him that I could share with her? Thank you for any help you can give. Linda

Isaiah Williamson

Posted: 10 Nov 1999 5:19PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 8:56PM GMT
Hi Linda,
If the Isaiah Williamson you are looking for is Isaiah V. Williamson, I have a great deal of information on him. This one is the founder of a trade school in Delaware County, Pennsylvania and there is an entire pedigree done on Him. I have been told that we were related to him and I am trying to connect him to our family. No success as of yet. Contact me if this is the same Isaiah V. Williamson and I will get my information together for you. Helen

Williamson

Linda Allen (View posts)
Posted: 14 Nov 1999 6:05PM GMT
Yes, the Isaiah V. Williamson started the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades.
There is a book, "The Life of Isaiah v. Williamson" written by John Wanamaker but so far have had no luck finding a copy of it. Thank you so much have any info. and help!!!!!!! Linda

Isaiah V. Williamson genealogy

Posted: 29 Dec 1999 4:41PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 8:56PM GMT
Isaiah V. Williamson was a quaker from Philadelphia and was the son of Mahlon Williamson and Charity VanSant. The Philadelphia Historical Society and the Williamson Trade School have a large pedigree chart. I have a great interestin the Trade School chart. Apparently, he has 7 or 8 brothers and sisters and the chart has those lines traced forward with its descendents. I have seen this chart once and as I remember all but one of these lines was traced and that was the line of Isaac Williamson. I remember it saying that he was born in 1797 which is the year my ancestor was born however that chart has been in the possession of a single individual who states that there is no Isaac. I don't know whether you have access to the Pa Historical Society however if not I have a wealth more information on Isaiah V. I just have to assimilate this information from the other Williamsons.

Williamson

Linda (View posts)
Posted: 29 Dec 1999 7:38PM GMT
We have a little info on this Williamson. We are trying to find a connection to Kansas. We know some of the family came to Manhattan, Kansas, but we are trying to figure out which part of the family. Thanks for any help that you can give us. No, I have no way to check PA records here in Kansas. Again, thank-you!!!!!! Linda

Isaiah V. Williamson

Posted: 2 Jan 2000 6:05PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 8:56PM GMT
Hi Linda,
If you write to the Williamson Trade School on Rte. 352 in Media (?) Delaware County and ask them if they could provide you with the information on Isaiah. Also, the Philadelphia Historical Society at 13th and Locust has quite a bit of information on this line. I will also at some point put my information together. Please provide me with your mail address so I can send the information which I have to you. Helen.

Willaimson

Linda Allen (View posts)
Posted: 2 Jan 2000 10:01PM GMT
My mailing address is 8530 Grant Ave. Overland Park, Kansas 66212. I am grateful for any and all help you can give. Thanks, Linda

Williamson

Mary Glading Struk (View posts)
Posted: 11 May 2000 8:03AM GMT
I am the grandaughter of Charles Francis Williamson from Media, Pa. I have never tried to locate geneology but found the website and became interested. C. Frank as he was known, had 4 children:
Rudolph
Samuel Wilson
Sterling
Mary Elizabeth
He was married to Elizabeth Sterling Wilson

Isaiah Williamson

tal (View posts)
Posted: 13 May 2000 8:43AM GMT
hi, reading about Isaiah Williamson, sounds like man I'm working on. Have you read the book?
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