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Name:Stephen Miller Williams
Affiliation:Class of 1873
Biography & Genealogy:S. Miller Williams, Class of 1873 (non-graduate): Genealogy: Born- Jan. 29, 1853 in Society Hill, SC. Father- David R. Williams of Society Hill, SC; Mother- Katherine Boykin Miller of Camden, SC. Paternal Grandfather- John Nicholas Williams of Society Hill, SC; Paternal Grandmother- Esther Serena Chesnut of Camden SC. Maternal Grandfather- Stephen Decatur Miller (a Governor of South Carolina), of Lancaster Co., SC; Maternal Grandmother- Mary Boykin of Camden, SC. VMI Record/Education: Entered VMI- Aug. 26, 1869; at time of matriculation his family resided in Staunton, VA. Dropped from rolls- Feb. 15, 1872 for continued absenses. In 1876 studied law at Washington College (now Washington & Lee University) and admitted to bar, but did not practice. Marriages: Married- 1st Wife- Jane North Pettigrew, m. 25 Feb 1878 (she died 1890). Children- 1-Serena Chesnut Willams; 2- Caroline Pettigrew Williams; 3-Charles Pettigrew Williams; 4- David Rogerson Wiliams; 5- Stephen Miller Williams. 2nd Wife- Annie Caroline Randolph, m. 29 October 1895. Children- Annie Randolph Williams. Career: Real Estate; engineering; contracting. Lived in Louisville, KY, Oklahoma, Kansas City. Died: June 12, 1938 at Ft. Smith, Arkansas; buried Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.