Emery David Williams

5 November 1880–2 November 1948 (Age 68)
New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Emery David

When Emery David Williams was born on 5 November 1880, in New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, William Williams, was 46 and his mother, Mary Ann Williams, was 47. He married Bessie Kepner on 30 December 1899, in New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Fulton Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 2 November 1948, in New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in New Haven Center, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emery David Williams
Bessie Kepner
Marriage: 30 December 1899
Preston Ronald Williams

Spouse and Children

30 December 1899
New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Williams


    Mary Ann Williams




    Mary Ann Williams


    Erving D. Williams


    Ida Elizabeth Williams


    Sidney John Williams



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 1

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Emery D Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emory Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emory Williams, "United States Census, 1900"

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