Williams descent and estate ownership passing through 9 generations from David Williams in the 1700s to Anton R. Williams in the 2000s (majority owner). Estate is held within a secured and restricted trust
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David Williams family of Natchez began in 1700s with his arrival and were still regarded 200 years later as pioneer family and also still one of the wealthiest ones. David Williams was a from Bangor, Wales, England and migrated to the U.S. in the 1760s. He was a lawyer and established timber, tobacco, corn and cotton businesses on over 11,000 acres in several states. Those business have continued through the generations unto today. Anton R. Williams is the 9th generation from David Williams and the majority owner, owning some of the same assets from David Williams in the 1700s and passed through the generations.
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Archie P. Williams was a great grandson of David Williams who was the family progenitor. He was born a free person of color as his father, also named David Williams after the progenitor, ensured his mothers freedom before his birth. David P. Williams also ensured his share of family wealth and thus Archie P. Williams was one of few millionaries in 1800s, with a value in current dollars at $200 million.
Archie P. Williams is the great great great grandfather of Anton R. Williams.
History of Williams social involvement and periods of activity self funded by business operations
David Williams, 1760s-1790s, Gloucester centerpiece of real estate, timber, businesses on 11,000 acres
James C. Williams, son of David Williams, 1800s-1830s, Gloucester centerpiece of 500,000 acres
David P. Williams, son of James C. Williams, 1830s-1880s Gloucester/Overton center of 300,000 acres
Archie P. Williams, son of David P. Williams, 1850s-1920s Overton/Duck Pond center 90,000 acres
Archie J. Williams, grandson of Archie P. Williams, 1920s-1950s Duck Pond center of 50,000 acres
Odell Williams, son of Archie J. Williams, 1950s-2000s Duck Pond center of 50,000 acres
Anton R. Williams, grandson of Odell Williams, 2020s- Duck Pond center of real estate, oil and gas, renewable energy, timber and other operations on 100,000 acres
David Williams, 1790s transaction
James C. Williams 1820s transaction
David P. Williams 1860s transaction
Archie P. Williams 1870s transaction
Archie J Williams 1940s transaction
Odell Williams 1970s transaction
Anton R. Williams 2020s transaction