Ferdinand Williams

20 November 1906–22 October 1996 (Age 89)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ferdinand

When Ferdinand Williams was born on 20 November 1906, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Ferdinand Williams, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Rutledge Prioleau, was 24. She had at least 2 sons with Marion Bishop Alexander. She died on 22 October 1996, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 89.

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Marion Bishop Alexander
Ferdinand Williams
James Bishop Alexander
Thomas Williams Alexander

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Parents and Siblings

    Ferdinand Williams


    Sarah Rutledge Prioleau




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 10

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Ferdinand Alexander in household of Marion B Alexander, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ferdinand W Alexander in household of Marion B Alexander, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ferdinand Williams in household of Edward H Prioleau, "United States Census, 1920"

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