When Mittie Clyde Williams was born on 8 January 1880, in Rockdale, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Williams, was 23 and her mother, Delilah Elizabeth Cropper, was 18. She married William Harlan Phillips on 15 March 1895, in Milam, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bell, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Bell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 6 October 1964, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States.
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.