Wade Hampton Williams

17 March 1888–5 May 1962 (Age 74)
Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Wade Hampton

When Wade Hampton Williams was born on 17 March 1888, in Columbus, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Williams, was 33 and his mother, Martha Florilla Nobles Flowers, was 30. He married Easter Mae Tyner on 31 March 1912, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tatums Township, Columbus, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Western Prong Township, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1962, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Columbus Memorial Park, Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wade Hampton Williams
Easter Mae Tyner
Marriage: 31 March 1912
Howard Duvall Williams
Clelia Othella Williams
Thomas Andrew Williams
Jason Paul Williams
Marjorie Marcella Williams
Anna Alberta Williams
Sally Kathleen Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1912Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 9
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 20
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 452360;2007: 1093522; 2010: 1625252)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.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Wade Williams in entry for Celia Athela Williams, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • Wade Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Wade Williams in entry for Colvet Marion Lee and Marjorie Williams Clarkton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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