Thomas T. Williams Biography

DR. T. T. WILLIAMS, Nettle Hill, Penn., was born in Washington County, PA July 22, 1826. He is a son of David and Mary (Thomas) Williams, who were natives of Washington and Westmoreland counties. They were of English, Welsh and Irish descent. His father was a farmer, and died in 1859. His family consisted of five children, of whom the Doctor is the third. He was reared on the farm and attended the common schools. He was subsequently a student in the Academy of Monongahela City, Penn., where he studied the classics, sciences and literature, and while still a young man he taught school for several years, aggregating three and a half years of continuous teaching. He studied medicine while engaged in the profession of teaching, and attended a Medical Institute at New York City, where he graduated, and after his return engaged in the practice of his profession. He subsequently took other special courses in medicine and collateral sciences, attended the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia, Penn., and afterwards resumed for a brief period his practice at Monongahela City, Penn. In 1857 he came to Greene County and located at Rogersville, where he remained for period of your years in successful medical practice, the first year practicing with Dr. D. W. Braden, now of Waynesburg, Penn., as partner. Since 1861 he has been in practice at Nettle Hill. Dr. Williams was married September 7, 1858 , to Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Crouse, near Rogersville. Mrs. Williams is of English, Scotch and German extraction. They are the parents of seven living children, viz: Layton B. a farmer; Mary Etta, wife of Prof. T. R. Stockdale; Caroline R., wife of W. Scott Johnson; Samuel T., Jennie E., Britta L. E. and Leonora Estella. Dr. Williams is a Democrat in politics, and at this writing holds the commission of postmaster at Nettle Hill, Penn.

Bates History of Greene County, 1888, Pages 761-762

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