Daniel Evan Williams Jr

28 February 1925–21 January 2011 (Age 85)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Daniel Evan

When Daniel Evan Williams Jr was born on 28 February 1925, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Daniel Evan Williams, was 40 and his mother, Henrietta Louise Richards, was 35. He married Ilah Jane Fisher on 20 December 1948, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 21 January 2011, in Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Clarkston, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Evan Williams Jr
Ilah Jane Fisher
Marriage: 20 December 1948
Daniel Evan Williams
Linda Susan Williams
William Paul Williams

Spouse and Children

20 December 1948
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Evan Williams


    Henrietta Louise Richards




World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 3

"The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, """"He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them."
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Damiel E Williams Jr. in household of Daniel E Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel Williams in household of Paul W Wright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Daniel Evan Williams - Published information: birth-name: Daniel Evan Williams

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