Leona Catherine Coats

8 November 1881–30 January 1971 (Age 89)
Texas, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Leona Catherine

When Leona Catherine Coats was born on 8 November 1881, in Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, John Henry Coats, was 52 and her mother, Millie Ruby Douglas, was 38. She married James Washington Williams on 20 July 1909, in Texas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Gaeland Township, Gove, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Logansport Township, Logan, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 30 January 1971, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

James Washington Williams
Leona Catherine Coats
Marriage: 20 July 1909
John D. Williams
Mary M. Williams
Edward Franklin Williams
Walter E. Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1909Texas, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 23
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Coates .Scottish: variant of Coutts .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Leona Williams in household of James Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Kattie Williams in household of James W Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Leona Katherine Williams in entry for John Douglas Williams, "Colorado, Church Records, 1692-1942"

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