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Historical References

"WILLIAMS, 'Son of WILLIAM,' q.v. WILLIAMS, 'Son of WILLIAM,' q.v. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Williams Family History

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