Wilburn Olsburne Williams

6 March 1890–20 August 1954 (Age 64)
Oakhurst, San Jacinto, Texas, United States

The Life of Wilburn Olsburne

Wilburn Olsburne Williams was born on 6 March 1890, in Oakhurst, San Jacinto, Texas, United States as the son of John Thomas Williams and Mary O. Callease. He married Julia Tanner on 17 May 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Orange, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 August 1954, in Vidor, Orange, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Vidor, Orange, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilburn Olsburne Williams
Julia Tanner
Marriage: 17 May 1922
Mary Wilburleen Williams
Patsy Ruth Williams
Virgil Clifton Williams

Spouse and Children

17 May 1922
Kuntze, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Williams


    Mary O. Callease




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries: 1899: San Jacinto, Texas, United States
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilburn Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W O Williams in entry for Patsy Ruth Williams, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Wilburn Williams in entry for Patsy Ruth Williams Sontheimer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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