J[OSEPH] H. WILLIAMS: Firm of Colditz & Williams, Hardware; res. cor. Stiles and Chapin Sts.; born in Washington Co., Pa., Feb. 3, 1834; came to Rochelle in 1856, and in 1861 returned to Pa. and enlisted in the 1st Pa. Reserve Cavalry, and in the Winter of 1861-62 was promoted to Captain, and remained three years in the service; came to Rochelle in 1867; married first wife, Helen M. Barrett, July 30, 1868; she died Feb. 18, 1875; married Helen L. Lounsberry June 13, 1876; have two children by first wife; Fred. A., and Una M.; Mr. W. is the leading elder of the First Presbyterian Church.
Currently a resident of Burke, Virginia - I'm originally from the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have been a student of the Pennsylvania Reserves since 1997 and thoroughly enjoy telling their story. By trade I'm a former IT Professional but presently working as a Letter Carrier for the United States Postal Service.