When James M Williford was born on 4 April 1836, in Sumter, Georgia, United States, his father, John F. Williford, was 22 and his mother, Sabina Smart, was 21. He had at least 3 sons with Mary Holton. He lived in Dooly, Georgia, United States in 1850. He was buried in Wilcox, Georgia, United States.
Americanized form of Dutch and North German Wilfert .