Nancy Caroline Tumbleson

December 1873–1951 (Age 77)
Cotton Plant, Woodruff, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline

When Nancy Caroline Tumbleson was born in December 1873, in Cotton Plant, Woodruff, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Alvis Tumblson, was 22 and her mother, Minerva C. Brown, was 25. She married John W. Williams on 1 July 1889, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mounds, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Mounds Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in 1951, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hagarville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. Williams
Nancy Caroline Tumbleson
Marriage: 1 July 1889
Amanda Williams
Theopheles Williams
Sarah F Williams
Bertha A Williams
Neppa J Williams
Harley Jack Williams
George Earl Williams

Spouse and Children

1 July 1889
Johnson, Arkansas, United States


    Amanda Williams



    Sarah F Williams


    Bertha A Williams


    Neppa J Williams


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 10

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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: variant spelling of Tombleson, a variant of Tomlinson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy C Williams in household of Jack H Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy Williams in household of John Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy Williams in household of John W Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

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