Etta Williams

1922–1939 (Age 17)
Lecoma, Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of Etta

When Etta Williams was born on 1 May 1922, in Lecoma, Dent, Missouri, United States, her father, James Silas Williams, was 24 and her mother, Effie W Howard, was 17. She married Charles Vernon Curtis on 6 August 1938, in Lecoma, Dent, Missouri, United States. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 11 October 1939, in Lecoma, Dent, Missouri, United States, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

Charles Vernon Curtis
Etta Williams
Marriage: 6 August 1938

Spouse and Children

6 August 1938
Lecoma, Dent, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Silas Williams


    Effie W Howard







    Charlotte Jane Williams


    Charles J Williams


    James S Williams


World Events (6)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 7

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Etta W Williams in household of James S Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Etta Curtis in entry for Alice V Or Mickie Polivick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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