Helen Williams

17 September 1910–26 October 1985 (Age 75)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Helen

When Helen Williams was born on 17 September 1910, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaac Johnson Williams, was 22 and her mother, Mamie Dixon Britt, was 23. She married Cecil Daniel Tew on 5 March 1938, in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Newton Grove, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Herrings Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States for about 5 years. She died on 26 October 1985, in Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, United States.

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Cecil Daniel Tew
Helen Williams
Marriage: 5 March 1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1938Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 8
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    Age 21
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Hellen Williams in household of Isaac Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Helen Williams in entry for Terry Cecil Tew and Ginger Algene Judge, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Helen Tew in household of Cecial Tew, "United States Census, 1940"

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