Thomas Sanders Williams

14 June 1898–30 July 1963 (Age 65)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Sanders

When Thomas Sanders Williams was born on 14 June 1898, in Georgia, United States, his father, Wyley Woodville Williams, was 44 and his mother, Mollie Mildred Wills, was 37. He had at least 2 daughters with Bessie Faye Forbus. He lived in O'Neals Mills, Troup, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 30 July 1963, at the age of 65, and was buried in Franklin, Heard, Georgia, United States.

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Thomas Sanders Williams
Bessie Faye Forbus
Evelyn Williams
Frances Irene Williams

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot
Age 8
The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 18
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

(1997: 452360;2007: 1093522; 2010: 1625252)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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Sources (5)

  • Thomas Williams in household of Woodie Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Sanders Williams, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Thomas Williams, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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