Vitals for William P. WILLIAMS

Birth: 1 JUL 1897 – Cremlyn Farm Yard, Llansadwrn, Anglesey, Wales, UK
Baptism: 15 AUG 1897 – Parish Church, Llansadwrn, Anglesey, Wales, UK
Marriage 1: 12 AUG 1925 – Plymouth*, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA (Death of spouse: 22 JAN 1931)
Marriage 2: 24 SEP 1932 – Muncy, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 3 MAY 1970 – Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, Broome, New York, USA
Burial: 6 MAY 1970* – Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, Broome, New York, USA

*Denotes a fact needing verification.

Name Variations for William P. WILLIAMS

• William Williams
• Will
• Willie
• Bill

Parents of William P. WILLIAMS

Father: William WILLIAMS
Mother: Margaret JONES

Siblings of William P. WILLIAMS

Katherine “Kate”
Elizabeth “Lizzie”
Martha Ellen “Matt”
John Henry “Jack”

First Marriage of William P. WILLIAMS

Spouse: Mary Ellen ROBERTS
• Billy Williams
• Stillborn Boy
• Stillborn Girl

Second Marriage of William P. WILLIAMS

Spouse: Mildred Mae BELKNAP
• William Belknap WILLIAMS

Emigration & Immigration of William P. WILLIAMS

Emigration to Canada: 20 MAY 1921 – Port of Liverpool
Arrival in Canada: 29 MAY 1921 – Port of Québec
Arrival in United States: Research in progress
Declaration of Naturalization: Research in progress
Naturalization Petition: Research in progress
Naturalization: Research in progress

Military Service of William P. WILLIAMS

1914-1918 – British Army: Labour Corp #619085 || Middlesex Regiment #41753
Medals: Victory || British

Census Appearances of William P. WILLIAMS

1901 UK Census
1911 UK Census
1930 US Census
1940 US Census

Notes of Interest for William P. WILLIAMS

• Spoke both Welsh and English
• Compulsory education in Wales finished with year six
• Lied about his age to register to fight in World War I
• Wanted to become a train engineer upon completion of war service, but was informed he was too old to learn a trade
• Was granted 10 acres of land in Canada by the Government of Ontario for his service in the war
• Lived with his Aunt and Uncle in Missouri for a time before moving to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to work in the coal mines
• Legend has it that whilst driving his 1921 Harley Davidson through Chicago, Illinois he learned what traffic lights were when a cop stopped him for running a red light
• First wife, Mary Ellen ROBERTS died in childbirth
• Met his second wife, Mildred Mae BELKNAP through mutual friends
• Worked for Endicott-Johnson Shoe Manufacturing before purchasing his own farm in Coventry, New York
• Was an avid gardner
• Died of prostate cancer

Topics of Research for William P. WILLIAMS

• United States Citizenship
• 1930 US Census

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Relationship to Matthew

Paternal Grandfather