When Winifred Williams was born on 17 September 1884, in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States, her father, Henry Sebra Williams, was 40 and her mother, Ella Louise Durkee, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with Pierre Duane Southworth. She lived in Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1940.
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
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.