Elizabeth Lenora Williamson

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Lenora

When Elizabeth Lenora Williamson was born on 10 May 1871, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Henry Williamson, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hays, was 41. She married Louie Isaam Buntyn on 30 November 1891, in Neshoba, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dixon, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States for about 50 years. She died on 28 June 1965, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Louie Isaam Buntyn
1868–1906
Elizabeth Lenora Williamson
1871–1965
Marriage: 30 November 1891
Henry Elijah Buntyn
1893–1976
Alma Ethel Buntyn
1896–1971
William D Buntyn
1902–1980
Claude Lee Buntyn
1904–1987

Sources (7)

  • Elizebeth L Williamson in household of William H Williamson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L. E. Williamson, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • L. E. Williamson in entry for L. I. Buntyn, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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Name Meaning

English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.

Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.

History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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

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