Joyce may Williams

Female30 January 1928–27 June 1988

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Joyce may Williams was born on 30 January 1928, in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Williams. She died on 27 June 1988, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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William Hubert john Williams
1925–1973
Joyce may Williams
1928–1988

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    World Events (8)

    1939 · Britain Enters World War II

    Age 11

    Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

    1940

    Age 12

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

    1945

    Age 17

    The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

    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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