Joseph Leander Williams

1 October 1871–17 August 1948 (Age 76)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph Leander

When Joseph Leander Williams was born on 1 October 1871, in Union, North Carolina, United States, his father, Burrell Franklin Williams, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Emeline Tomberlin, was 27. He had at least 6 sons and 10 daughters with Florance Priscilia Huneycutt. He lived in Big Lick Township, Stanly, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Oakboro, Stanly, North Carolina, United States in 1948. He died on 17 August 1948, in Big Lick, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Oakboro, Stanly, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Leander Williams
1871–1948
Florance Priscilia Huneycutt
1877–1951
Jeston Reliegh Williams
1896–1950
Justine Williams
1897–
Mollie Williams
1898–1978
Bertha Emmaline Williams
1899–1976
Pearl Williams
1901–1964
Ellis Franklin Williams
1903–1975
Viola Victoria Williams
1905–1985
Claude Williams
1907–1993
Verna Mae Williams
1909–2004
Cleitus Williams
1911–1966
Cleona Williams
1913–2007
Cleon Williams
1913–1988
Isaac Flaveous Williams
1915–2001
Wallace Williams
1917–1983
Garrie Janett Williams
1919–
Terry Williams
1919–

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

    Burrell Franklin Williams

    Male1850–1899Male

    Sarah Emeline Tomberlin

    Female1844–1925Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 6

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • J Leander Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J L Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J Leander Williams, "United States Census, 1940"

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