Della Williams

1875–1940 (Age 65)
Gainsville, Hall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Della

When Della Williams was born on 10 September 1875, her father, Alexander Stephen Williams, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Caroline "Nannie" Stockton, was 27. She married Fred Ranney Mason on 5 June 1912, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 17 October 1940, at the age of 65.

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Della Williams
Fred Ranney Mason
Marriage: 5 June 1912
John Frederick Mason

Spouse & Children

5 June 1912
California, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 7

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Della Mason in household of Fred R Mason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Della W Mason in household of Fred R Mason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Della W Mason in household of Nellie Mcallister, "United States Census, 1930"

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