John Wesley Williams Jr

13 June 1848–26 February 1920 (Age 71)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Williams Jr was born on 13 June 1848, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John Wesley Williams Sr, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Holloway, was 21. He had at least 10 sons and 4 daughters with Elizabeth Jane Howard. He lived in Beat 3, Jones, Mississippi, United States in 1910 and Beat 5 Ocoha, Covington, Mississippi, United States in 1920. He died on 26 February 1920, in Wayne, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Wesley Williams Jr
Elizabeth Jane Howard
John Wesley Williams III
Allen Edgar Williams Sr.
Allen Edgar Williams
George B Williams
John Willis Williams
Lewis Pickney Williams
George P Williams
Joseph Solomon Williams
Alma M Williams
Homer Alexander Williams
William Percy Williams
Mary Lena Williams
Candace Pearl Williams
Susan Leona Williams

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World Events (8)


Age 13

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (3)

  • J W Williams in household of A M Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John W Williams, "United States Census, 1910"

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