Benjamin Ralph Williams

5 March 1920–17 September 1999 (Age 79)
Halleck, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Benjamin Ralph

When Benjamin Ralph Williams was born on 5 March 1920, in Halleck, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Harrison Williams, was 30 and his mother, Ruth Opal Shroyer, was 23. He married Dorothy Eileen "Dottie" Dalton in 1943, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Clinton District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 September 1999, in Halleck, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Ralph Williams
1920–1999
Dorothy Eileen "Dottie" Dalton
1923–2017
Marriage: 1943
William Joseph Dalton
1938–2007
Kathleen Jane Williams
1945–1982
Benjamin Russell Williams
1950–2021
Robert Lynn Williams
1951–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1943
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

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.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Benjamin R Williams in household of Benjamin H Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph Williams in household of Benjamin Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin Ralph Williams, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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