REV. GEORGE ROGERS WILLIAMSON (1823–1852) was born at Caldwell, New York. His paternal uncle was Rev. David Abeel, D.D. In 1837, he attended Rutger’s College, New Brunswick, N.Y. In 1840, he attended the Theological Seminary of the Dutch Reformed Church. He became the pastor (1844) of the Second Reformed Dutch Church of Ghent, Colombia Co. N.Y. Afterward he moved to the Second Reformed Dutch Church of Newark, N.J. After health problems he moved to the Reformed Dutch Church of Amity, Saratoga County, N.Y. He died shortly after a severe injury from a boiler explosion on a steamboat, age 29 years.
Memoir of the Rev. David Abeel. (Kindle)