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Carrie J WilliamsAge: 76 years18681945

Carrie J Williams
Given names
Carrie J
Also known as
Cassie Williams
Married name
Carrie J Smith
Birth September 1868 48 41
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 months)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a fatherMoses C Williams
January 19, 1870 (Age 16 months)
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 21 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 11 years)
MarriageJames Leonard SmithView this family
January 20, 1887 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Aramantha E Smith
April 12, 1889 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2Robert James Smith
February 2, 1894 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Carrie Cecil Jeselink
June 23, 1914 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lois L Smith
June 26, 1915 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Death of a daughterAramantha E Smith
March 3, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandJames Leonard Smith
July 28, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death 1945 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Lone Cherry Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change February 26, 201710:25:57

by: Barry Shemwell
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Family with James Leonard Smith - View this family
James Leonard Smith
Birth: August 26, 1860Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Death: July 28, 1923Mangham, Richland, Louisiana, United States
Marriage: January 20, 1887Richland, Louisiana, United States
2 years
Aramantha E Smith
Birth: April 12, 1889 28 20Richland, Louisiana, United States
Death: March 3, 1923Louisiana, United States
5 years
Robert James Smith
Birth: February 2, 1894 33 25Mangham, Richland, Louisiana, United States
Death: October 11, 1960Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - L J Williams - Household

Panola, Mississippi

L J Williamshead43MWFarmerMS
R B Williamsson24MWKeeping HouseMS
J H Williamsson21MWMS
W H Williamsson19MWMS
M C Williamsson17MWMS
F M Williamsson15MWMS
J C Williamsson12MWMS
C M Williamsson4MWMS
C J Williamsdaughter2FWMS
Hanks WFarmer39MWFarmerAL

The census has LJ as Male - ages match

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Marcellus Clay Williams - Household

Richland, LA

M C WilliamsWM27headMFarmerMSMSMS
Mary E WilliamsWF25wifeMKeeping HouseLAMSMS
Carrie J WilliamsWF8younger sisterSAt SchoolMSMSMS
Francis M WilliamsWM25younger brotherSGin WrightMSMSMS

Mary & Carrie's ages & F & M BP wrong but names & place right -b