When Marion Eldo Williams was born on 21 October 1913, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Henry Williams, was 30 and his mother, Cecelia May Brewer, was 28. He lived in Alliance Election Precinct, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 10 October 1999, in Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 85.
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.