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Branches of the Williams Family

First Generation

RICHARD WILLIAMS born 1606, Gloucestershire, England, married Feb 11, 1632, in Witcomb Magna, Gloucester, England, FRANCES DEIGHTON, born 1611,1 (daughter of DR. JOHN DEIGHTON and JANE BASSETT) died 1724. RICHARD died 1692, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, buried 1692, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Children:

i. JOSEPH WILLIAMS born 1649.
ii. SAMUEL WILLIAMS married JANE (MARY) GILBERT.

Second Generation

JOSEPH WILLIAMS born 1649, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, married Nov 28, 1663, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, ELIZABETH WATSON, born Jan 16, 1648, Plymouth, Massachusetts, (daughter of GEORGE WATSON and PHEBE HICKS) died 1723, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, buried 1723, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. JOSEPH died Aug 17, 1692, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, buried 1692, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Children:

i. MEHETABLE WILLIAMS born June 7, 1676.

Third Generation

MEHETABLE WILLIAMS born June 7, 1676, married Feb 11, 1695, in Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, INCREASE ROBINSON, JR, (son of INCREASE ROBINSON and SARAH PENNIMAN) died 1738, buried 1738.

Children:

i. MEHETABLE ROBINSON born Jan 12, 1695.

Fourth Generation

MEHETABLE ROBINSON born Jan 12, 1695, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, married Feb 6, 1717, in Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, EBENEZER COBB, born May 13, 1694, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, (son of EDWARD COBB and SARAH HACKIT) died Jan 2, 1770, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, buried Jan 4, 1770, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. MEHETABLE died Aug 2, 1781, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, buried Aug 4, 1781, Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey.

Children:
i. JOHN COBB born Dec 17, 1723.

Fifth Generation

JOHN COBB born Dec 17, 1723, Taunton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, occupation Ore Foundry, Sheriff, married 1747, in Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, RHODA SMITH, (daughter of RICHARD SMITH and SARAH (---) SMITH) died 1765, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, buried 1765, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey. JOHN died 1797, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, buried 1797, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey.

Children:
i. RACHEL COBB born 1762.
ii. CLISBY COBB born ca 1750, Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey, occupation
Ore Foundry, Patriot, Farmer, died Aug 17, 1815, Maiden, Surrey County, North Carolina, buried Aug 19, 1815, Maiden, Surrey County, North Carolina.
iii. SAMUEL COBB born Hanover Twp., Morris County, New Jersey.

Sixth Generation

RACHEL COBB born 1762, Schooley, New Jersey, married Nov 3, 1780, in Schooley, New Jersey, WILLIAM HALSEY, JR., born March 23, 1760, Columbia, New Jersey, (son of WILLIAM HALSEY, SR. and (---) (---) HALSEY) died Feb 21, 1832, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, buried Feb 23, 1832, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina. RACHEL died Nov 4, 1847, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, buried Nov 6, 1847, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina.

Children:
i. SARAH HALSEY born April 29, 1783, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married March 7, 1800, WILLIAM HOWELL.
ii. MARGARET HALSEY born Oct 24, 1785, Piney Creek, Allegheny Co., No. Carolina, married JOSEPH HASH.
iii. RACHEL PERSILLA HALSEY born April 26, 1787, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married ISAAC PACELY.
iv. JAMES HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married PATTIE PEAK.
v. SYLVESTER HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married July 24, 1828, MARY YOUNG. SYLVESTER died July 12, 1856.
vi. WILLIAM HALSEY, III born 1789, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married April 27, 1814, in Grayson County, Virginia, JUDA PEAK, born Aug 9, 1791, Virginia, died May 5, 1876, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, buried May 8, 1876, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina. WILLIAM died Aug 28, 1849, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, buried Aug 31, 1849, Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina.
vii. MARY HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married (1) Dec 29, 1819, NATHANIEL VANNOY, married (2) ANDREW ROBINSON.
viii. SALLY/SARAH HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, married (1) May 11, 1825, PETER DAVIS, married (2) PLEASANT PERKY.
ix. OLIVE HALSEY married July 8, 1834, DAVID CREEP (CRESS/CREP).
x. CLIKSLEY HALSEY born Piney Creek, Alleghany Co., No. Carolina, died March 20, 1857.
xi. AMOS HALSEY married ELIZABETH HOWELL.

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