Waldo Williams

1835–3 December 1862 (Age 27)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Waldo

When Waldo Williams was born in 1835, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Williams, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Fitz Randolph, was 31. He married Louisa Jane Frasure on 21 June 1856, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Harrison, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 3 December 1862, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 27.

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Waldo Williams
Louisa Jane Frasure
Marriage: 21 June 1856
Fenton W Williams
Lloyd Williams
Harriet Rulaina Williams

Spouse and Children


    Louisa Jane Frasure


21 June 1856
Doddridge, West Virginia, United States


    Fenton W Williams


    Lloyd Williams



Parents and Siblings



    George Williams


    Harriet Williams


    John Webster Williams


    Harriet Williams



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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 9

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Waldo Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Waldo Williams in household of George Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Waldo in entry for Fenton Williams and Mary Murphy, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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