Leah Viola Williams

5 September 1910–20 September 2007 (Age 97)
Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Leah Viola

When Leah Viola Williams was born on 5 September 1910, in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States, her father, Franklin Delano Williams, was 22 and her mother, Leah Hannah Marshall, was 20. She married Emil Nowers on 7 December 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 September 2007, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil Nowers
1905–1984
Leah Viola Williams
1910–2007
Marriage: 7 December 1927
Leah Nowers
1928–2006
Dick Emil Nowers
1930–2009
John Franklin Nowers
1932–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1927
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

Age 1

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Viola Leah Williams in household of Franklin D. Williams, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leah Violet Williams Nowers in household of Emil Nowers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leah Viola Williams in household of Emil Nowers, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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