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John Maxey Williams is a son of Josiah Frederick Williams and Margaret  "Peggy" Thomas Philips

Born:      9 Dec 1833 in Nashville, Davidson Co. TN
Died:      13 Jun 1917 in Nashville, Davidson Co. TN
Married first: Susan J. E. Sample (1835  - ?) 
                       4 Dec 1855 Nashville, Davidson Co. TN
Married 2nd:  Mary Burton
                        Born: 29 Dec 1841 Davidson Co. TN
                        Died: 6 Oct 1925 Goodlettsville, Davidson Co. TN
                        21 Feb 1867 Davidson Co. TN

John Maxey Williams and Susan J. E. Sample had the following children:

1. Irwin  S. Williams    Born: 1858 in Alabama
                                 Died: Unknown
2. Susan A. L. Williams  Born: 1859 in Tennessee
                                        Died: Unknown

John Maxey Williams and Mary Burton had the following children:

1. Josiah "Joe" Burton Williams   Born: 2 Mar 1871 Davidson County TN
                                                                      Died: 19 Aug 1950 Davidson County TN
2. Robert Percy Williams  Born: Sep 1877 Nashville, Davidson County TN
                                             Died: 9 Jun 1931 Nashville, Davidson County, TN

The Nashville Tennessean 1 Oct 1905 announced the marriage of John M. Williams' son, Robert Percy Williams to Mary Elizabeth Philips, a daughter of Daniel D. Philips.  Daniel is a son of William Duncan Philips whose father is Joseph Philips who lived on Dickerson Pike in Nashville.  Two of Joseph Philips' daughters married two of John M. Williams' uncles.





John M. Williams' brother-in-law was quite the character.  He never married and was a successful business man and loved horse racing.  Gambling was a weakness that he overcame, being able to retire and live in the Maxwell House Hotel in downtown Nashville in his old age.