Ruth Williamson

3 August 1908–2 December 1989 (Age 81)
Chisholm, Rockwall, Texas, United States

The Life of Ruth

When Ruth Williamson was born on 3 August 1908, in Chisholm, Rockwall, Texas, United States, her father, James Monroe Williamson Jr., was 27 and her mother, Grace Lilly Burch, was 21. She had at least 1 son with Willis Augustus Adams Jr.. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Rockwall, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 2 December 1989, in Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Willis Augustus Adams Jr.
Ruth Williamson
Willis A Adams III

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    Willis A Adams III


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Irish: Mac Uilleam, from mac, son, and Uilleam, genitive of Uilliam, William, meaning son of William. Fitzwilliam, Williams and Mac William are forms of the name, the last being the Irish name assumed by the Bourkes of Connaught on the death of their chief William De Bourg, third earl of Ulster.Anglo-Saxon: William, William, and sun, son, meaning son of William

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Adams in household of J M Williamson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Williamson in household of James M Williamson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Williamson in household of Jas M Williamson, "United States Census, 1920"

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