Biography of Daniel K. Williams

Daniel K. Williams, one of the representative farmers of Embden and a Civil War veteran, was born in this town, November 18, 1840, son of John and Belinda (Wells) Williams. His grandparents, Jacob and Joan Williams, made their way to Embden from Massachusetts through the wilderness in 1790. Here Jacob cleared and improved a farm, upon which he resided for the rest of his life. He died July 12, 1814, and his wife on October 8, 1844. They were the parents of fifteen children, all now deceased; namely, Caleb, Daniel, John, Richard, Isaac, Elsie, Ebenezer, Keziah, Cyrus, Francis, Sukey, Jacob, …

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