Lesbia Mona Canse

28 February 1894–19 November 1970 (Age 76)
Exeter, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lesbia Mona

When Lesbia Mona Canse was born on 28 February 1894, in Exeter, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Andrew Canse, was 26 and her mother, Etta Lorinda Root, was 28. She married James W. Williamson on 2 October 1932, in Monterey, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Monterey, California, United States in 1935 and Pajaro Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 November 1970, in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James W. Williamson
Lesbia Mona Canse
Marriage: 2 October 1932
Eula F Williamson
Minnie R Williamson

Spouse and Children

    James W. Williamson



2 October 1932
Monterey, California, United States


    Eula F Williamson


    Minnie R Williamson


Parents and Siblings

    William Andrew Canse





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 3

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle Low German banse ‘granary’, ‘(wood or coal) shed next to a barn’ hence a topographic name for someone who owned or lived by such a building. In some instances a nickname for a fat person, from dialect Pansen ‘belly’, or in Bavaria a metonymic occupational name for a barrel maker from Banz, Banse ‘barrel’.2 French: from a Germanic personal name, short form of any of various names beginning with the element bant ‘bond’, ‘tie’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lesbia M Williamson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lesbia A Canse in household of William Canse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leslie M Canse in household of William A Canse, "United States Census, 1920"

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