When Betty Emma Williams was born on 6 August 1925, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Cary Thomas Williams, was 35 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Allred, was 24. She married Clifton Ellis Norman on 13 December 1947, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 9 December 1999, in Cone Memorial Hospital, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.
English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.
History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.