Elizabeth Jane Williams

18 December 1868–5 January 1926 (Age 57)
Avoca, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Williams was born on 18 December 1868, in Avoca, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, John Wesley Williams, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Peters, was 19. She lived in Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 5 January 1926, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57.

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John Wesley Williams
Mary Ann Peters
Elizabeth Jane Williams
William Henry Williams

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Elizabeth I Williams in household of John W Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsy J Williams in household of John W Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1900 United States Census

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