James Lockwood Williams, Sr.

Born:  September 8, 1856 in Madison, Wisconsin
Died: January 15, 1937 in Port Arthur, Texas
Buried: January 16, 1937 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 9)
Wife: Anna Marie Goos
Married: April 27, 1887 in Goosport, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Joseph Lee Williams
George Lock Williams
James Lockwood Williams, Jr.
Jane Louise Williams

Lake Charles American Press, Saturday, January 16, 1937, p. 7:

Port Arthur Resident Lived Here Many Years

        James Lockwood Williams, 80, formerly of Lake Charles, but for the last 17 years a resident of Port Arthur, died at his home there Friday.
        Services will be held some time Saturday in Lake Charles at the Burke and Trotti funeral parlors. The hour has not been set. Burial will be in Goos cemetery.
        Mr. Williams came here first in 1886 from Beaumont. A year later he moved to North Carolina, returning to Lake Charles in 1901. After the death of his wife, the late Marie Goos Williams of the Lake Charles Goos family, in 1918, he moved to Port Arthur in 1919.
        In Lake Charles Mr. Williams was in the general merchandise business, and in Port Arthur was in the real estate business up to about 15 years ago when he retired. He was born in Madison, Ind., September 9, 1856.
        Surviving are two sons, Lee Williams of Lake Charles and Lockwood Williams, Jr., of Port Arthur.