Sarah Alice Williams

Brief Life History of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Williams was born on 4 November 1867, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Williams, was 31 and her mother, Martha L. "Patsy" Arnold, was 32. She married Samuel “Sam” Wisdom Lloyd on 10 January 1887, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Idlewild, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 17, Gibson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 October 1952, in Bradford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bradford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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Samuel “Sam” Wisdom Lloyd
Sarah Alice Williams
Marriage: 10 January 1887
Ollie Winslow Lloyd
Gaither Brown Lloyd
Roy Wayne Lloyd
Zora Mae Lloyd
Nomer Tull Lloyd
Zetta Corean Lloyd

Sources (19)

  • S Alice Lloyd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • D A Williams, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Sarah Alice Lloyd, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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