Eva Mae Williams

20 May 1905–13 May 1985 (Age 80)
Shubuta, Clarke, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Eva Mae

Eva Mae Williams was born on 20 May 1905, in Shubuta, Clarke, Mississippi, United States. She married Willie Lee Robbins on 12 February 1928, in Hardee, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Polk, Florida, United States for about 15 years. She died on 13 May 1985, in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 79.

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Willie Lee Robbins
Eva Mae Williams
Marriage: 12 February 1928
Richard Lee Robbins

Spouse and Children

12 February 1928
Hardee, Florida, United States


    Richard Lee Robbins


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 2

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Eva Robbins, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Eva Robbins, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Eva Robbins in household of Willie L Robbins, "United States Census, 1930"

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