Fanny Moriah Williams

27 August 1892–April 1986 (Age 93)
Eddyville, Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Fanny Moriah

When Fanny Moriah Williams was born on 27 August 1892, in Eddyville, Pope, Illinois, United States, her father, Elder Green Berry Gordon Williams, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Jane Gibbs, was 46. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Joel Early Stone. She lived in Pope, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in April 1986, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Joel Early Stone
1886–1970
Fanny Moriah Williams
1892–1986
Sharon Shadrich Stone
1917–1998
Jewel Rozella Stone
1920–1989
Cleatus Gail Stone
1922–1988

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Sharon Shadrich Stone

    Male1917–1998Male

    Jewel Rozella Stone

    Female1920–1989Female

    Male1922–1988Male

Parents and Siblings

    Elder Green Berry Gordon Williams

    Male1841–1917Male

    Sarah Jane Gibbs

    Female1845–1924Female

siblings

(14)

    Lydia A. Williams

    Female1866–Female

    Francis Marion Williams

    Male1867–1932Male

    William Thomas Williams

    Male1868–1935Male

    Female1870–1958Female

    Male1871–1946Male

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Fanny M Williams in household of James P Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fanny Stone in household of Joel E Stone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fanie Stone in household of Joel Stone, "United States Census, 1930"

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