Leonard Williams

9 October 1922–15 December 1979 (Age 57)
Stecoah, Graham, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Leonard

When Leonard Williams was born on 9 October 1922, in Stecoah, Graham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Goldman B Williams, was 28 and his mother, Miranda L Cable, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Zora Beasley. He lived in Forneys Creek Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Robbinsville, Graham, North Carolina, United States in 1979. He died on 15 December 1979, in Bryson City, Swain, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Graham, North Carolina, United States.

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Leonard Williams
Zora Beasley
Larry Pat Williams
Nita Williams

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 1
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 1
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
Age 19
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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Sources (14)

  • Leonard Williams in household of Goldman Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leonard Williams in entry for Janet Williams, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Leonard Williams, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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