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

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WILLIAMS Genealogy

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

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

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

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of James Frank WILLIAMS

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James Frank WILLIAMS married flag female ancestor 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:
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


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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of James Frank WILLIAMS

8 May 1873
Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)

1873 Birth

Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

name: James F. Williams
gender: Male
baptism/ christening date:
baptism/ christening place:
birth date: 08 May 1873
death date:
name note:
father's name: Alvin J. Williams
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Willietta
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C50638-1
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1880 Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine

name: James F. Williams
residence: Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine
birthdate: 1873
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Son
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: Albion Williams
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Willietta Williams
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Single
age...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

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.

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

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

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

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

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

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

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

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

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

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1900 Maine State Prison, Knox, Maine

name: Frank Williams
titles & terms:
residence: Maine State Prison, Knox, Maine
birth date: Jun 1870
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household:
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spouse's birthplace:
father's titles & terms:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (expanded): White
head-of-household name:
gender: Male
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Statement of James F. Williams:

“I was born in the town of Westport in 1870. When I was two
years old my folks removed to Boothbay where my father was
interested in the livery business. Here I grew up, and of
course became acquainted with every one in that vicinity.
“It was only eight miles from Boothbay back to my old home in
Westport, and I used to go over there frequently to dances
and other amusements.

“My first acquaintance with ...

1909 Marriage / Partner
James Frank WILLIAMS and Mae (Mary) Lizzie BUZZELL 21 January 1909, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)
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 household: Self
residence: Newburyport Ward 6, Essex, Massachusetts
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
occupation: shoe worker in shoe factory
family number: 72
page number: 4
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self James F Williams M 37y Maine
wife Mae Williams F 28y...

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Added: 1/12/2012 6:24:58 PM - Updated: 12/15/2013 6:51:27 PM

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