W. J. "Jeff" Williams - Plainview, Hale County, Texas
Address: 100 S. Joliet St., in Plainview Cemetery
Directions: Plainview Cemetery, 100 South Joliet Street, Plainview
Marker #: 5189005674
Year Dedicated: 1975
Size, type: Grave Marker
Last reported condition: None; Good
W. J. "Jeff" Williams - Born in Johnson County, Texas, Jeff Williams came to Hale County in 1896. Largely self-taught, he began surveying in 1902 and worked on the XIT Ranch resurvey of 1909. He was Potter County surveyor, 1907-15, and held the same post in Hale County, 1902-06 and 1920-73. Dividing ranch lands, plotting roads and townsites, and solving boundary disputes, Williams helped open the South Plains for settlement. He married Ethel Williams in 1906, and they had four children. Recorded - 1975
Decimal degrees:  N 34.177215   W -101.713294
Degrees, minutes: N 34 10.633   W 0101 42.798
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 249920, Northing 3785133
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