Ollie Estelle Williams

16 June 1873–10 April 1950 (Age 76)
Milligan College, Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Ollie Estelle

When Ollie Estelle Williams was born on 16 June 1873, in Milligan College, Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, George T. Williams, was 25 and her mother, Susan Nannie Barker, was 20. She married William Thomas Givens on 17 October 1894, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 April 1950, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Givens
1872–1955
Ollie Estelle Williams
1873–1950
Marriage: 17 October 1894
Roger William Givens
1895–1991
Georgia Givens
1907–1909
Guy S Givens
1896–1970
Robert Givens
1898–1958
William O Givens Jr.
1905–1965
Virginia Givens
1914–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1894Carter, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
    Age 5
    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Sources (5)

    • Ollie E Williams in household of George T Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ollie W. Givens, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
    • Ollie E Givens in household of H T Givens, "United States Census, 1930"

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