James Harold Williams

18 September 1880–1922 (Age 41)
Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Harold

When James Harold Williams was born on 18 September 1880, in Guyan Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, Jesse Williams, was 61 and his mother, Elizabeth A Thompson, was 37. He lived in Ohio Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died in 1922, at the age of 42.

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Jesse Williams
Elizabeth A Thompson
Emma May Williams
William Preston Williams
James Harold Williams
Charles Latin Williams

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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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Williams in household of Jesse Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James H Williams in household of William P Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J. H. Williams, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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