Laura Catherine Williams

27 March 1880–12 May 1948 (Age 68)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Catherine

When Laura Catherine Williams was born on 27 March 1880, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert V. Williams, was 55 and her mother, Rachel Matilda West, was 45. She married Robert A Pittillo on 10 August 1902, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Fairview Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States for about 38 years. She died on 12 May 1948, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert A Pittillo
1871–1903
Laura Catherine Williams
1880–1948
Marriage: 10 August 1902
Robert Albert Pittillo
1904–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1902
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 17

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lana C Williams in household of Robert Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura C Pittillo in household of Robert Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura C Williams in household of Rob'T Williams, "United States Census, 1880"

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