James Henry Williamson

5 August 1880–12 May 1951 (Age 70)
Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of James Henry

When James Henry Williamson was born on 5 August 1880, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, his father, Frank Noah Williamson, was 36 and his mother, Willie Ann Hazelwood, was 30. He married Ethel Mae Fausett on 28 October 1912, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Aspen Hill, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 1951, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Williamson
Ethel Mae Fausett
Marriage: 28 October 1912
Mary Ethel Williamson
James Weldon Williamson
James David Williamson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1912Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    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.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 2
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 20
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • J H Williamson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • J H Williamson in entry for James Weldon Williamson and Mildred Pruett Williamson, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Jim Williamson in entry for Ethel Mae Williamson, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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