Martha Patsy Owsley 1
- Born: Mar 1782, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
- Marriage (1): Rev. Ralph Williams on 11 Aug 1798 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
- Died: 4 Dec 1847, Madison County, Indiana, USA at age 65
- Buried: Metamora Cemetery, Metamora, Franklin County, Indiana, USA
Notes Researcher Floyd Owsley
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Martha Owsley Williams was the daughter of Thomas Owsley IV and his wife, Dinah.
Her marriage bond to Ralph Williams was dated August 10, 1798 in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Martha and Ralph were living in Pulaski County, Kentucky in 1800
and Franklin County, Indiana in 1810.
Ralph was affiliated with the Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church in Franklin County.
They migrated to Madison County, Indiana around 1835.
Ralph Tombstone Inscription:
Behold ye strangers passing by
as you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, so shall ye be,
Prepare to die and follow me.
Notes Researcher Ronny Bodine
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BIRTH-DEATH-SPOUSE-MARRIAGE: Information extracted from the work: "A Genealogical History of the Owsley Family Part 3 - Being a Preliminary Account of the Descendants of Thomas OWsley (1752-1825), of Rockcastle County, Kentucky" by Ronny O. Bodine. See page 3.
Notes for Martha Owsley:
Martha (Owsley) Williams was buried in Metamora Cemetery, Madison County. Rev. Ralph Williams was buried in Menden Cemetery, Madison County. By 1800, the Williams family was residing in Pulaski County, Kentucky and remained there through at least 1820. By 1830 they had moved to Franklin County, Indiana where Rev. Williams was affiliated with the Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church as minister. About 1833 they relocated to Madison County, Indiana.
For descendants of this couple, see "Some Descendants of Revolutionary War Soldier Thomas Curry of Franklin Co., IN," by James Lieland, 1988.
Children: Lucy (15 June 1800), Thomas (1802), George Washington (c1803), Joseph (1804), Patience (1805), Anthony (before 1809), Mary (before 1809), John Huston (15 Aug 1809), Ralph (15 Nov 1810), Martha (1813), William H. (10 June 1816), Zachariah (20 Dec 1819
Martha married Rev. Ralph Williams, son of Ralph Williams and Ann Potter Walker, on 11 Aug 1798 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA. (Rev. Ralph Williams was born on 21 Mar 1775 in North Carolina, USA, died on 17 Aug 1849 in Madison County, Indiana, USA and was buried in Mendon Cemetery, Pendleton, Madison County, Indiana, USA 2.)