Helen Louisa Williams

July 1849–
Clifton, Richmond, New York, United States

The Life of Helen Louisa

Helen Louisa Williams was born in July 1849, in Clifton, Richmond, New York, United States. She married James Edgar Haughwout about 1874, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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James Edgar Haughwout
Helen Louisa Williams
Marriage: about 1874
Winfred Roscoe Haughwout
Edith Haughwout

Spouse and Children

about 1874
Michigan, United States


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

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.

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)

  • Louise Haughwont in household of James E Haughwont, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Helen Louisa Williams in entry for Edith Haughwout, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Didn'T Know in entry for Harley H. Henry and Edith Houghmont, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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