Anna May Williams

1881–29 August 1942 (Age 61)
Marine City, St. Clair, Michigan, United States

The Life of Anna May

Anna May Williams was born in 1881, in Marine City, St. Clair, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Alonzo Williams and Sylvina Thomas. She married Thomas Eugene Martin on 27 August 1902, in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 29 August 1942, in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eugene Martin
Anna May Williams
Marriage: 27 August 1902
John Ernest Martin

Spouse and Children

27 August 1902
Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada


    John Ernest Martin


Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo Williams


    Sylvina Thomas




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 0

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • Anna May Williams in entry for John Ernest Martin, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Anna May Williams, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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