William Richardson Timmons Sr.

Brief Life History of William Richardson

When William Richardson Timmons Sr. was born on 18 March 1892, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Edward Timmons Sr, was 31 and his mother, Annie Nash McLeod, was 29. He married Eva McDonald on 4 May 1920, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 22 June 1948, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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William Richardson Timmons Sr.
1892–1948
Eva McDonald
1895–1983
Marriage: 4 May 1920
Jean Timmons
1921–
William Richardson Timmons Jr.
1924–2005
Charles Timmons
1926–1998

Sources (17)

  • William R Timmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Timmon or Timmons, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • William Richardson Timmons, "South Carolina Deaths, 1944-1955"

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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.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1907 · Not for profit elections

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Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Toimín ‘son of Toimín’, a pet form of Tomás, Gaelic form of Thomas .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tiomáin ‘descendant of Tiomán’, a personal name from a diminutive of tiom ‘pliant, soft’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tiománaigh (see Timoney ).

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

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