Oscar Williams

10 December 1895–26 June 1962 (Age 66)
Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Oscar

When Oscar Williams was born on 10 December 1895, in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States, his father, Bryant Williams, was 24 and his mother, Ella Lark, was 21. He married Lula L Keyton on 19 April 1919, in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Ninety-Six Township, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 26 June 1962, in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Gulph Mills, Upper Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Williams
Lula L Keyton
Marriage: 19 April 1919

Spouse and Children


    Lula L Keyton


19 April 1919
Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Bryant Williams


    Ella Lark




    Oscar Williams


    Jannie Williams


    Bennie W Williams Rev


    Arnold Logan Williams


    Addie Juanita Williams


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Oscar Williams in household of Bryant Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1920 United States Federal Census

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