Jessie Permelia Williams

28 August 1875–18 December 1932 (Age 57)
Parnell, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Jessie Permelia

When Jessie Permelia Williams was born on 28 August 1875, in Parnell, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, William Fletcher Williams, was 36 and her mother, Mary E Moore, was 38. She married Charles Mock on 24 September 1894, in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Clarion, Wright, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Poyner Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 18 December 1932, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Mock
Jessie Permelia Williams
Marriage: 24 September 1894
Mary Uldean Mock
Cecil Christina Mock
Susan Ethel Mock
Jennie Hazel Mock
Naomi Fern Mock
Dorothy June Mock
Charles Edward Mock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1894Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1880: DeWitt, Illinois, United States
    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 17
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    Name Meaning

    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 (30)

    • Jessie Williams in entry for Mary Uldean Mock, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"
    • Jessie Mock, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
    • Jessie Williams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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