GreenerPasture.com
FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
Get Started   Sign In
SearchSearch Family Tree Cemeteries Daily News Bookmarks
Create a Page for YOUR Ancestor Grave? Research

flag  James Frank  WILLIAMS

  (b. 8 May 1873Westport Island, Maine, USA   d. )  

James Frank WILLIAMS was born 8 May 1873 in Westport Island, Maine, USA . James Frank WILLIAMS was the child of Alvin John WILLIAMS and Willietta "Etta" FOWLES

He married  Mae (Mary) Lizzie BUZZELL 21 January 1909 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mae (Mary) Lizzie BUZZELL  was born 8 March 1882 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA .  She died aft. 1956 . 
Occupation: blacksmith
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Presidential Turkey Pardons: Thanksgiving in general seems to mystify those not steeped in American traditions, but perhaps no part of that quirky turkey fest seems more bizarre than the annual ceremony during which modern presidents grant an official pardon to a live turkey presented to them by the National Turkey Federation (NTF).

Source: people.howstuffworks.com
NOTE: Jessie Cobb's ex-lover, in state prison in Thomaston, Maine at the time of the murder

Pictures, Postcards and Records related to James Frank WILLIAMS (if available)





Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam) - The Rock Hill Inn and Residence of J. S. Knight, Westport, Me.
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)
The Rock Hill Inn and Residence of J. S. Knight,... Read MORE...
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam) - Roadway to S. F. Higgins, The Highland House, at Westport, Me.
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)
Roadway to S. F. Higgins, The Highland House, at... Read MORE...
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam) - Steamer Nahanada at Hell Gate
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)
Steamer Nahanada at Hell Gate
Androscoggin's Secret Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine. ¡spɹɐʍʞɔɐq puɐ uʍop ǝpısdn ǝuıɐW 'uoʇsıʍǝ˥ pǝuɹnʇ ʎɹoʇs sıɥʇ '006Ɩ uI ISBN-10: 1469932067 ISBN-13: 978-1469932064

or visit here to learn more




Are you related to James Frank WILLIAMS? If so, you will probably find this book VERY interesting!
Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
¡spɹɐʍʞɔɐq puɐ uʍop ǝpısdn ǝuıɐW 'uoʇsıʍǝ˥ pǝuɹnʇ ʎɹoʇs sıɥʇ '006Ɩ uI
Androscoggin's Secret

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

Add Marriage / Partner
James Frank WILLIAMS married flag Mae (Mary) Lizzie BUZZELL-- Date: 21 January 1909 Place: Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915

name: James Frank Williams
titles & terms:
event: Marriage
event date: 21 Jan 1909
event place: Gloucester, , Massachusetts
gender: Male
age: 36
marital status:
race:
birth date: 1873
birthplace: Westport, , Maine
marriage registration year:
marriage registration place: Newburyport, , Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1873
father: Alvin J Williams
father's titles & terms:
mother: Etta Fowler
mother's titles & terms:
spouse: Mae Lizzie Buzzell
spouse's titles & terms:
spouse's race:
spouse's marital status:
spouse's father: John M Buzzell
spouse's father's titles & terms:
spouse's mother: Hannah Proctor
spouse's mother's titles & terms:
record number: 18427
film number: 2315509
digital folder number: 4329361
image number: 01012
number of images: 1


Marriage record corrected 12/ 18/ 1953 - is that the date of one of their deaths? Correction indicates that bride's mother was Hannah Howard, not Hannah Proctor.

January 21, 1909, Gloucester, Massachusetts
James Frank Williams, 36, first marriage, resides in Gloucester, blacksmith, born Westport, Me., son of Alvin J. and Etta Fowler

Mae Lizzie Buzzell, 26, first marriage, resides in Newburyport, at home, born Newburyport, daughter of John M. and Hannah Proctor

Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910, Volume 586, Page 617
www.americanancestors.org

Children:
flag John Howard WILLIAMS (b.5 November 1909, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA  d. 30 August 1987, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )



Events During the Lifetime of James Frank WILLIAMS

Add Events / Information
1873 Birth
Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

name: James F....Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


Invention 1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he ...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1877 - March 4 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
On the night of the 1876 presidential election, Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes went to...Read MORE...


Invention 1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it...Read MORE...


1880 Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine
name: James F. Williams
residence: Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine
birthdate: 1873
birthplace: Maine,...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1881 - March 4 - James A. Garfield (1831–1881) becomes President of the United States
In 1880, Garfield was elected to the Senate, but instead became the presidential candidate on the...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1881 - September 19 - Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886) becomes President of the United States
In 1880 Arthur was nominated for vice president in the hope of conciliating the followers of Grant...Read MORE...


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


USA 1883 - May 30 - Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
AGONIZING !!!!!
Details of the Disaster on the Bridge.
Men and Women Crushed and Trampled to...Read MORE...


Invention 1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)
Photographic.

A certificate was filed yesterday in the county clerk's office showing that the...Read MORE...


Invention 1884 - The first gravity roller coaster amusement ride (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)
"1884: The first gravity roller coaster designed and built specifically as an amusement ride opens...Read MORE...


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.

www.wikipedia.org - August 10, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

U.S. Presidents 1885 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States
In 1884 Grover Cleveland won the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign contrasted...Read MORE...


USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1886 - May 8 - Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)

historyorb.com - May 8, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News 1889 - William McKinney became the postmaster of Westport. His store also served as the post office.

www.mainememory.net/ artifact/ 99475 -

Invention 1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)
THE NEW MOVING POWER
DAIMLER'S WONDERFUL MOTOR AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS.
The Various...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States
In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot....Read MORE...


USA 1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
South Fork Dam burst, town of Johnstown destroyed, over 2000 deaths
www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ ...Read MORE...


USA 1890 - Yosemite National Park created


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

Invention 1891 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)
"...the inventor of the first zipper, Whitcomb L. Judson, did his experimentation right here in the ...Read MORE...


Invention 1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
LIGHT AND SOUND UNITED
EDISON OUTDOES HIMSELF IN THE KINETOGRAPH.
It is to Reproduce a Picture of ...Read MORE...


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


Invention 1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)
Crompton and Co. invented the first electric toaster 1893 in Leeds England. This was the forerunner ...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1893 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837–1908) becomes President of the United States

March 4, 1893

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

Curious City
WBEZ - Chicago Public Media: www.wbez.org


World's...Read MORE...


USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


Invention 1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and ...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1897 - March 4 - William McKinley (1843-1901) becomes 25th President of the United States
With the support of Mark Hanna, a shrewd Cleveland businessman interested in safeguarding tariff...Read MORE...


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


1900 Maine State Prison, Knox, Maine
name: Frank Williams
titles & terms:
residence: Maine State Prison, Knox, Maine
birth date: Jun ...Read MORE...


1900
Statement of James F. Williams:

“I was born in the town of Westport in 1870. When I was...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


News 1900 - Statement of James F. Williams in regard to Jessie Cobb murder
“I was born in the town of Westport in 1870. When I was two years old my folks removed to Boothbay...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1901 - September 14 - Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) becomes 26th President of the United States
Assuming the presidency of the assassinated McKinley in 1901, Roosevelt embarked on a wide-ranging...Read MORE...


World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

News A reporter visits Westport in 1900 investigating the Jessie Cobb murder
Westport lies between Bath and Boothbay Harbor, and is the
first stopping place out of the former...Read MORE...


World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan


USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...


Invention 1903 - The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)
LIKE A BIRD AEROPLANE FLIES.
Two Americans Solve Great Problem of Aerial Navigation With a Flying...Read MORE...


USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...Read MORE...


World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

Invention 1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited...Read MORE...


Invention 1908 - The electric washing machine is invented (Alva J. Fisher, United States)
"The first washing machine powered by electricity was invented by Alva J. Fisher in 1908. Fisher...Read MORE...


Invention 1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
FORD FACTORY CLEVERNESS
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities...Read MORE...


USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1909 Marriage / Partner
James Frank WILLIAMS and Mae (Mary) Lizzie BUZZELL 21 January 1909, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)
U.S. Presidents 1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States
When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician...Read MORE...


1909 Birth of Child
John Howard WILLIAMS was born 5 November 1909, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
1910 Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
name: James F Williams
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of...Read MORE...


Is there a WWI Draft Registration Card for him?
????


Added: 1/12/2012 6:24:58 PM

Is James Frank WILLIAMS YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more.

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to James Frank WILLIAMS, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.