Ida Lee Williams

about 1883–
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ida Lee

Ida Lee Williams was born about 1883, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She married Robert Franklin Alexander on 4 May 1909, in Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Robert Franklin Alexander
1888–1943
Ida Lee Williams
1883–
Marriage: 4 May 1909
Roblee Alexander
1910–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1909Linn, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1885 · The World's First Skyscraper
    Age 2
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    1886
    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 33
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Sources (5)

    • Idlee Alexander, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ida Lee Williams in entry for R F Alexander, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Idelee Alexander in household of Robert Alexander, "United States Census, 1910"

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