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Marcellus C Williams

Marcellus Clay WilliamsAge: 77 years18531931

Name
Marcellus Clay Williams
Given names
Marcellus Clay
Surname
Williams
Birth April 24, 1853 33 26
Birth of a brotherFrancis M Williams
calculated 1855 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn C Williams
calculated 1857 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 19, 1860 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 7 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherC M Williams
calculated 1866 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterCarrie J Williams
September 1868 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a fatherMoses C Williams
January 19, 1870 (Age 16 years)
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 17 years)
MarriageMary Evelyn “Eva” HammondView this family
January 17, 1878 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Edward Williams
August 23, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ada Almelia Williams
September 1882 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Bertha “Bertie” Williams
July 1885 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#4Eugene Commodore Williams
November 1, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Annie Laurie “Louise” Williams
June 15, 1889 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Evelena “Lena” Williams
December 28, 1895 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#7Ernest Williams
November 6, 1896 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 44 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#8Zephyr Danella Lillie “Zeff” Williams
March 3, 1899 (Age 45 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 47 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam Edward WilliamsMary LeeView this family
July 24, 1901 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lois Bernice Williams
June 30, 1903 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a son
#9Robert Emmett Williams
calculated 1904 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Edward WilliamsCecil Dora WrayView this family
November 19, 1904 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Wirta J Williams
December 13, 1905 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Earnest T Hodges
January 2, 1906 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childEugene Commodore WilliamsMary Elizabeth “Lizzie” StuartView this family
January 12, 1906 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Aubrey Runells
calculated 1908 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Etta M Hodges
January 18, 1908 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Clarence Edward Williams
October 27, 1908 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Salita Wray Williams
October 7, 1909 (Age 56 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Bruce AcuffEvelena “Lena” WilliamsView this family
December 27, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Gladys Mary Williams
May 4, 1911 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9William Edward “W E” Williams Jr.
December 17, 1911 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Otis Lee Hodges
calculated 1911 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Richard Eugene Williams
August 11, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sonEugene Commodore Williams
September 25, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Truman Floyd Williams
February 6, 1914 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Herman Wiley Hodges
May 1, 1915 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Evelyn Louise Acuff
October 22, 1915 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 62 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a grandsonEarnest T Hodges
February 27, 1917 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
February 19, 1918 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 63 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 64 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census February 11, 1920 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Arthur Clay Rowe
September 23, 1920 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Ernest “Bill” StackhouseEvelena “Lena” WilliamsView this family
October 5, 1920 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#17Doyle Preston Hodges
April 16, 1925 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18William E “Billy” Stackhouse
May 22, 1926 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 76 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 29, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam A “Bill” SherwoodZephyr Danella Lillie “Zeff” WilliamsView this family
between 1931 and 1938 (Age 77 years)

Death January 24, 1931 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park
Marcellus Clay Williams Marker
Marcellus Clay Williams Marker

Note: Rose Hill Cemetery

Last change June 19, 202216:15:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: calculated 1842
2 years
elder brother
William C Williams
Birth: calculated 1843 22 16Mississippi, United States
Death:
5 years
elder brother
Richard H Williams
Birth: calculated 1847 26 20Mississippi, United States
Death:
2 years
elder brother
James H Williams
Birth: calculated 1848 27 21Mississippi, United States
Death:
3 years
elder brother
West H Williams
Birth: calculated 1850 29 23Mississippi, United States
Death:
3 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Francis M Williams
Birth: calculated 1855 34 28Mississippi, United States
Death:
3 years
younger brother
John C Williams
Birth: calculated 1857 36 30Mississippi, United States
Death:
10 years
younger brother
C M Williams
Birth: calculated 1866 45 39Mississippi, United States
Death:
3 years
younger sister
Carrie J Williams
Birth: September 1868 48 41Mississippi, United States
Death: 1945Mangham, Richland, Louisiana, United States
Family with Mary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 17, 1878Rayville, Richland, Louisiana, United States
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
Ada Almelia Williams
Birth: September 1882 29 19Louisiana, United States
Death: February 2, 1966North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
3 years
daughter
16 months
son
3 years
daughter
Zeff and Sister LouiseAnnie Laurie “Louise” Williams
Birth: June 15, 1889 36 25Louisiana, United States
Death: March 17, 1977Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States
7 years
daughter
10 months
son
2 years
daughter
6 years
son
Robert Emmett Williams
Birth: calculated 1904 50 40Arkansas, United States
Death: May 28, 1977North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

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