W.P. Williams Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence from 1879-1896, a photograph of the Williams house, a receipt of payment form his lodge, a minute from the lodge on his service, published sermons and texts, financial records, and a newspaper article written about him in 1980.
- 1864 - 1896
- Williams, W.P., 1833-1900 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
The Rev. W.P. Williams was born in Martin County. He moved to Davidson, N.C. in 1872 when he married his third wife, Margaret Johnston Withers. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He was the first mayor of Davidson, N.C. serving from 1884-1889 and 1891-1895.
1 folders (1 folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Elizabeth Williams, granddaughter of W.P. Williams
Processed on 11/22/1994
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