Ara Josephine Maude Hill

24 October 1875–30 October 1965 (Age 90)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Ara Josephine Maude

When Ara Josephine Maude Hill was born on 24 October 1875, her father, Seaborn Ivy Hill, was 35 and her mother, Martha Jane Clark, was 37. She married Alexander Zoller Williams in 1906, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 October 1965, in Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mount Zion, Waller, Texas, United States.

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Alexander Zoller Williams
Ara Josephine Maude Hill
Marriage: 1906
Nancy Luemma Williams

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Texas, United States


    Nancy Luemma Williams


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World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ara M Williams in household of Alexander Z Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ara M Williams in household of Alexander Z Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maud Hill in household of Seabourn J Hill, "United States Census, 1880"

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