When Nettie Jane Williams was born on 5 November 1865, in Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Williams, was 29 and her mother, Leah Caroline Greenman, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Frank Hill. She lived in La Crescent, Houston, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died on 23 December 1894, at the age of 29.
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.
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