Mahala Jane O. Williams

Female26 November 1848–22 June 1915

Brief Life History of Mahala Jane O.

When Mahala Jane O. Williams was born on 26 November 1848, in Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, her father, Daniel Williams, was 30 and her mother, Malinda Polk, was 25. She married Charles Wesley Huie on 4 July 1867, in Van Buren, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Glenwood, Pike, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 June 1915, in Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Choctaw Cemetery, Monroe, Arkansas, United States.

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Charles Wesley Huie
Mahala Jane O. Williams
Marriage: 4 July 1867
Martha Huie
John Huie
Sarah Cordelia Huie
Amanda Elizabeth Huie
Laura A. Huie
George Henry Huie
Joseph E. Huie
James Elbert Huie
John Daniel Huie
Marica B Huie
America Belle Huie
William Scott Huie
Charles W Huie

Sources (9)

  • Jane Huie in household of Charles W Huie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mahala Jane O Williams - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mahala Jane O Williams
  • Mahala J. O. Williams, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1867Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 13

    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 18

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.

    History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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