Obituary – George Williams, Sr.
East Liverpool Tribune
Lisbon, Oct. 24-George Williams, Sr., a well known and highly respected resident of this city for a number of years, died at the home of his son, near Clarkson Monday evening (October 23, 1911), the result of a complication of diseases. For several years Mr. Williams had been in ill health, having suffered two strokes of apoplexy. About two weeks ago Mr. and Mrs. Williams closed their home in this city and went to the home of their son, Denver Williams, where they expected to spend the winter months.
George Williams was born in Wayne township on April 11, 1840, where he lived the greater part of his life. He was a soldier o the civil war, serving in Co. A, 115th O.V. I. Under Col. H. R. Hill of East Liverpool. He was united in marriage in 1866 with Miss Elizabeth Ketchum, who with nine children survive, as follows: George S. Williams and Mrs. R. P. Crawford, Lisbon; Charles of Cleveland, David of Glasgow, Denver of Clarkson, Frank of Salem, Harvey of Leetonia, Willia of Wellsville, and Mrs. D. S. McCormick, near Lisbon. He is also survived by one brother and one sister, John Williams, who resides in Texas, and Mrs. Alpheus Gamble, near East Liverpool.
The body was brought to the home of George S. Williams in this city, where funeral services will beheld Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, and interment will be made in the city cemetery.