Justus Wilhelm (Justice Williams)

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Justus Wilhelm
Born about 1735
Spouse(s) Clarissa

Justus Wilhelm (b. abt. 1735 - d. ????), also known as Justice Williams.



Very little is currently known about Justus Wilhelm and his wife Clarissa. If you have any information about them and their family, please contribute to the WilhelmWiki and help us eliminate this particular "brickwall" to the old country.

What we do know is Justus Wilhelm was born around 1735 somewhere in Germany. In about 1758, he married Clarissa, last name unknown, and they had five children. Justus and Clarissa apparently immigrated to the United States sometime between 1760 and 1762 based on the birth dates of their children. Justus apparently changed his name to Justice Williams when he arrived in the U.S., and also changed the name of his eldest child. The remaining four children were born in the United States.


Johann Andreas Wilhelm (aka John Andrew Williams)

  • born 5 Nov 1760 in Germany
  • died April 1842 in Venice, Cayuga, NY
  • married Mercy Farrington abt. 1799 in Scipio, Cayuga, NY


  • born abt. 1762 in New York, NY


  • born abt. 1765 in New York, NY*


  • born abt. 1767 in New York, NY*


  • born abt. 1769 in New York, NY*

NOTE: The Family Group Record found on FamilySearch.org lists the birth year of Louisa as 1764, Jane as 1766 and Amelia as 1768


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