Stella Victoria Sievers

12 November 1893–2 November 1971 (Age 78)
Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Stella Victoria

When Stella Victoria Sievers was born on 12 November 1893, in Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, Frank Garret Sievers, was 26 and her mother, Henrietta Brocksmith, was 24. She married John Walter Williams on 7 November 1916. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Johnson Township, Knox, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 November 1971, in Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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John Walter Williams
Stella Victoria Sievers
Marriage: 7 November 1916
Francis Melvin Williams
Lawrence Everett Williams
Helen Virginia Williams
Lester Joseph Williams
Donald Maurice Williams
Maurice Anthony Williams

Spouse and Children

7 November 1916


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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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Siever .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stella Williams in household of Walter Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stella Williams in household of Walter Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stella Williams in household of J Walter Williams, "United States Census, 1940"

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