Joel Williams

28 January 1888–18 March 1970 (Age 82)
Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joel

When Joel Williams was born on 28 January 1888, in Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, John William Williams, was 28 and his mother, Lucy A. Cox, was 29. He married Berta D. Gardner on 22 April 1916, in Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Patrick, Virginia, United States for about 42 years. He died on 18 March 1970, at the age of 82, and was buried in Meadows Of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery, Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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Joel Williams
Berta D. Gardner
Marriage: 22 April 1916
Elizabeth Lucy Williams
Joel Williams
Cora G Williams

Spouse and Children

22 April 1916
Meadows of Dan, Patrick, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joel Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Williams in household of J Wm Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joel Williams, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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