Willie Abram Sr.

1923–1971 (Age 47)
DeSoto, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Willie

When Willie Abram Sr. was born on 10 July 1923, in DeSoto, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Abram, was 24 and his mother, Daisy Brooks, was 21. He married Earline Joyner on 8 February 1947, in Hernando, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Beat 2, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1971, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 47.

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Willie Abram Sr.
Earline Joyner
Marriage: 8 February 1947

Spouse & Children

8 February 1947
Hernando, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1898–1965Male

  • Daisy Brooks




World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 2

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 14

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, Polish, Slovenian, and Jewish; Hungarian (Ábrám): from a reduced form of Abraham .2 English: habitational name from a place near Manchester, formerly Adburgham, named in Old English as ‘the homestead (Old English hām) of a woman called Ēadburg’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Willie H Abram in household of James Abram, "United States Census, 1940"

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