Elbert Reading Williams

24 January 1889–18 December 1944 (Age 55)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Elbert Reading

When Elbert Reading Williams was born on 24 January 1889, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Field Williams, was 30 and his mother, Elisa Georgina Reading, was 26. He married Marjorie Hubbard Ransome in March 1912, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in San Marino, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Montebello Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 1944, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Elbert Reading Williams
1889–1944
Marjorie Hubbard Ransome
1892–1971
Marriage: March 1912
Ross Ransom Williams
1913–1987
Elbert Reading Williams
1915–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
March 1912
Ohio, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 7

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 7

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 18

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

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)

  • Elbert R Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elbert R Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elbert R. Williams in household of William F. Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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