Elizabeth Henderson Rudder

Female26 September 1872–28 May 1905

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Henderson

When Elizabeth Henderson Rudder was born on 26 September 1872, in Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Houston Rudder, was 28 and her mother, Safronia E Price, was 21. She married Joseph John Williams on 26 July 1891, in Jackson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 28 May 1905, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Section, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph John Williams
1867–1929
Elizabeth Henderson Rudder
1872–1905
Marriage: 26 July 1891
Myrtle E. Williams
1893–1985
Annie Mae Williams
1896–1967
Willie Clyde Williams
1899–1901
Richard Rudder Williams
1902–1942

Sources (9)

  • Bettie H Rudden in household of Samuel H Rudden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth H. Rudder, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Elizabeth Henderson Williams, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1891Jackson, Alabama, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

    Age 4

    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 10

    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

    German: variant of Ruder 2.

    Altered form of German Ruder 1 and 2.

    English: topographic name from Middle English rude ‘clearing’ (Old English rȳd) + the agent suffix -er, for someone who lived in or near a clearing.

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

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