Erma Ruth Williams

6 July 1928–3 March 1994 (Age 65)
Menifee, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Erma Ruth

When Erma Ruth Williams was born on 6 July 1928, in Menifee, Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel Eliuxie Williams, was 27 and her mother, Golden M. Trimble, was 20. She died on 3 March 1994, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Eliuxie Williams
1901–1969
Golden M. Trimble
1907–1998
LaGretta Dean Williams
1925–2003
Oilenna Fern Williams
–2003
Erma Ruth Williams
1928–1994
Daniel C. Williams
1931–2007
Darrel K. Williams
1938–2001

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Eliuxie Williams

    Male1901–1969Male

    Female1907–1998Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 8

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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