Margaret Jane Payne

16 September 1866–16 February 1901 (Age 34)
Catoosa, Georgia, United States

The Life of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Payne was born on 16 September 1866, in Catoosa, Georgia, United States, her father, William Henry Payne, was 27 and her mother, Mary Adeline Young, was 23. She married John Thomas Williams in 1884. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 16 February 1901, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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John Thomas Williams
Margaret Jane Payne
Marriage: 1884
John Payne Williams
Mary Adeline Williams

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 10

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margerite Williams in household of John T Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Jane Williams, "Tennessee Deaths and Burials, 1874-1955"
  • Margaret Jane Payne Williams, "Find A Grave Index"

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