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James Charles Williams

Male 1917 - 1957


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  • Born  17 Feb 1917  Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Oct 1957  Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Age: 40 
    Cause: Gunshot Wounds 
    Address:
    512 S. Garvin St.
    Evansville, IN 
    Buried  26 Oct 1957  Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I557  Main
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2012 

    Father  Nathan J. Williams, Sr.,   b. approx. 1862, Hebbardsville, Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth "Betty" Sanders,   b. 16 Jul 1901, Hebbardsville, Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1982, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1451  Group Sheet

    Family  Vergil Lois Wisdom,   b. 19 Sept 1925, Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1988, Detroit ,Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. E. Williams
     2. R. Williams
    >3. T. Williams
    Last Modified  28 May 2007 
    Family ID  F201  Group Sheet

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    1930 KY Census - Bettie Sanders (Head)
    1930 KY Census - Bettie Sanders (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 3 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 51
    Sheet: 3B
    Location: Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky

    1) Bettie Saunders - Head - age 28 - widowed - can not read or write - house rented - housekeeper with private family.
    2) James Williams - son - age 13
    3) Harriett Powell - daughter - age 10

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    Headstones
    James Charles Williams is buried in Locust Hill Cemetery
    James Charles Williams is buried in Locust Hill Cemetery

    Histories
    Birth Certificate: James Williams
    Birth Certificate: James Williams
    Delayed Birth Certificate dated Oct 29, 1943

    Abstract of Evidence:
    Affidavit of Aunt
    Affidatvit of D.M. Smith - age 45
    Newspaper article about James' death
    Newspaper article about James' death
    October 22, 1952 of the Evansville Courier. Describes the circumstances around James' death and how he was shot by Miss Jeaneva McGuire.
    Newspaper Obituary: James C. Williams
    Newspaper Obituary: James C. Williams
    Published in the Evansville Courier Thursday, October 24, 1957

  • Notes 
    • According to cemetery records, was a veteran.
    • Enlisted in the Army 1 Mar 1945. [4]

    Buried:
    • Internment: Locust Hill Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Kentucky Birth Collection, 1852-1999, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S43] KY Birth Certificate.

    3. [S2] SSDI, 17 Oct 2006.

    4. [S97] US Army WWII Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S297] 1940 Census. Ancestry.com. .
      Vanderburgh County, Indiana - Evansville, Sheet 9A, 671 Browers St. http://goo.gl/vyDOw. Age 21.

    6. [S46] Browning Genealogy Database. Evansville Public Library. Web. , 19 Sep 2006.

    7. [S78] Locust HIll Cemetery , (http://www.evansvillecitycemeteries.com/), 19 Sep 2006.
      Buried in Section R.H.M., Row 1, Lot 38, grave #3