Thomas Frances Williams

19 September 1897–20 December 1981 (Age 84)
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Frances

When Thomas Frances Williams was born on 19 September 1897, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Washington Williams, was 22 and his mother, Catherine Magnolia Mitchell, was 26. He married Hannah Grace Turney on 12 January 1922, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Charlotte, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 9, Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1981, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas Frances Williams
Hannah Grace Turney
Marriage: 12 January 1922
Thomas Francis Williams
Robert Martin Williams
Pete Turney Williams

Spouse and Children

12 January 1922
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Thomas Francis Williams


    Robert Martin Williams


    Pete Turney Williams


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas L Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas R Williams in household of George W Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tom Williams, "United States Census, 1940"

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