Lettie Lena Williams

7 April 1893–29 April 1954 (Age 61)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lettie Lena

When Lettie Lena Williams was born on 7 April 1893, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Turner Williams, was 36 and her mother, Mary Jane Williams, was 35. She married William Harrison Brown on 6 May 1917, in Township 2 Bensalem, Moore, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Township 2 Bensalem, Moore, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 29 April 1954, in Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Eagle Springs, Moore, North Carolina, United States.

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William Harrison Brown
Lettie Lena Williams
Marriage: 6 May 1917
Clyde Rufus Brown
Roy Brown
Vester Brown
Esterleen Brown
Iveta Brown
Russell Brown
Wilbert Roger Brown
Robert Lowell Brown

Spouse and Children

6 May 1917
Township 2 Bensalem, Moore, North Carolina, United States



    Roy Brown


    Vester Brown


    Esterleen Brown


    Iveta Brown


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Turner Williams


    Mary Jane Williams




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Lettie Brown in household of William H Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Litta Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lettie R Williams in household of John T Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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