Laurene Williams

Female6 June 1867–1 September 1955

Brief Life History of Laurene

When Laurene Williams was born on 6 June 1867, in Newton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Williams, was 31 and her mother, Leah Caroline Greenman, was 28. She married Frank Henry Whitney on 9 February 1886, in North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dewey, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Firesteel Township, Dewey, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 1 September 1955, in Poulsbo, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Crescent, Iberville, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Henry Whitney
Laurene Williams
Marriage: 9 February 1886
Hattie E. Whitney
Clifford Mitchell Whitney
Ellsworth Ward Whitney

Sources (10)

  • Laurene Whitney in household of F H Whitney, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Laurine E Williams, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Laurine E Whitney, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1886North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries 1886: Kitsap, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Kitsap, Washington, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    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.

    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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