"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

Bedford County TN Biographies

J.L. McWILLIAMS

Farmer; born in Bedford Co., Tenn., Feb. 16, 1832; Scotch-Irish descent; son of John and Mary Ann (Robinson) McWilliams; father was a farmer; received common school education; has been a farmer all of his life; has also filled positions as bookkeeper and salesman; member of F. & A.M.; Democrat; served in the Confederate army during the civil war; member of the Methodist Episcopal church, South.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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