Lucretia Katherine Williams

24 November 1894–4 April 1964 (Age 69)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucretia Katherine

When Lucretia Katherine Williams was born on 24 November 1894, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew Johnson Williams, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Caylor, was 35. She had at least 1 son with William Alex Herrell. She lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 4 April 1964, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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William Alex Herrell
Lucretia Katherine Williams
Paul Wallace Herrell

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    James Joseph Williams


    John Thomas Williams


    Marshall Hubert Williams




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Williams in household of Elizabeth Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucretia C Williams in household of Sarah Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Katherine Herrell in household of William A Herrell, "United States Census, 1940"

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