Winifred Maud Williams

4 March 1877–1 January 1955 (Age 77)
Northwood, Worth, Iowa, United States

The Life of Winifred Maud

When Winifred Maud Williams was born on 4 March 1877, in Northwood, Worth, Iowa, United States, her father, James C. Williams, was 31 and her mother, Ellen Lucina Drury Dixon, was 31. She died on 1 January 1955, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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James C. Williams
Ellen Lucina Drury Dixon
Winifred Maud Williams

Parents and Siblings

    James C. Williams


    Ellen Lucina Drury Dixon




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 5

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • Winifred M Williams, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Winifred M Williams, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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