In memory of Eliza, wife of the late John Williams, who died Feb. 17th 1889, aged 84 [?] years.
John C. Williams, born Oct. 27th 1837, died Nov. 18th, 1873. Erected by his wife. "Boast not thyself of to-morrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth."
The Williams lot was purchased from Henry Chestnut in 1864.
John Williams, husband of Eliza, was a carpenter and a builder. He built and lived in the first house below the gaol on George Street.
John C. Williams, also a carpenter, was his son.
The eldest daughter of John and Eliza Williams, Elizabeth H., married John Robinson in 1857. The widow Eliza Williams and her children, John, Henry, Emma, and Fanny, shared a house with the John Robinson family in 1871.
Colonial Farmer, Fredericton, NB, 30 October 1871:
m. Christ Church, 18th inst., by Rev. J.C. Pearson, Charles C. VAIL, Carleton (St. John) / Frances M. WILLIAMS d/o late John WILLIAMS, Fredericton City.