Ernest Augustus Williams

18 October 1861–11 February 1941 (Age 79)
Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Ernest Augustus

When Ernest Augustus Williams was born on 18 October 1861, in Humboldt, California, United States, his father, Uriah Williams, was 33 and his mother, Mahala Dean, was 21. He married Ida D Sutton on 9 April 1889, in Ferndale, Humboldt, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Buena Park, Orange, California, United States in 1920 and Anaheim, Orange, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 February 1941, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Olive Lawn Memorial Park, La Mirada, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Augustus Williams
Nancy Almira Bagley
Marriage: 4 June 1893
Ralph Augustus Williams
Arda Mae Williams
Dorris Emma Williams

Spouse and Children

4 June 1893
Grizzly Bluff, Humboldt, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Uriah Williams


    Mahala Dean




    John Calvin Williams


    Oren Francis Williams




    Grace E Williams


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 1

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1872: Coos, Oregon, United States
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ernest Williams in household of Uri Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ernest A Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest A Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

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