Searching for William Williams (formerly William Cherry)

Amy Taylor
I am searcing for information on my Great Grandfather William Cherry. As the stories have been told, his name was William Cherry but he got in some trouble with the law and fled and then assumed the name William Williams. I found a 1920 census record showing William Cherry was born in Florida; his father was born in Florida and his mother was born in Tennessee but I can't find any records of his parents. He married my Great Grandmother, Minnie Ola McKendree. I have been looking for a few years but can't find anything further on William Cherry or William Williams! Email me at [contact link] if you have any information.
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Amy Taylor I actually got this backwards....William Williams fled from GA to FL and assumed the last name Cherry...which was the surname of the family he lived with in FL. He had a brother named Alex.
Jun 25, 2010 · Reply
Amy Taylor Found a picture of Allen [external link] was a postcard mailed to an R.S. Williams in Homerville, GA. My grandmother has it marked as her "grandfather" so I am assuming Allen is William Williams' father since William was her father.
Jun 25, 2010 · Reply

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