Katie Cecilia Thorstensen

4 May 1882–14 July 1982 (Age 100)
Huntsville, Weber, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Katie Cecilia

When Katie Cecilia Thorstensen was born on 4 May 1882, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Frederick Martinus Thorstensen, was 29 and her mother, Cecilia Andersdotter Löfgren, was 20. She married Daniel Baldwin Williams on 6 January 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Graham, Arizona, United States for about 10 years and Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 July 1982, at the age of 100, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Baldwin Williams
Katie Cecilia Thorstensen
Marriage: 6 January 1901
Angie Maude Williams
Annette Alberta Williams

Spouse and Children

6 January 1901



    Annette Alberta Williams


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 26

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Thorstensson or Norwegian Thorstensen, both patronymics from the personal name Thorstein ( see Thurston 1).

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

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Story Highlight

Edna, Memories of My Life, 1979 - Written by Edna Williams Davidson Howe:

Photo: Edna (left) and Katie Mae Williams Brooks (right) Written: 16 May 1979 “Thoughts of My Childhood” by Edna Sena Williams Davidson Howe I remember mother (Larsena “Sena” Christiana Thorstensen …

Sources (3)

  • Katie C Williams in household of Daniel Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie C Williams in household of Dan B Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katie C Williams in household of Daniel B Williams, "United States Census, 1910"

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