|Name} Williams, Lillian Ellen (Lily)||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Female|
|Birth: Date} Fam 8 Apr 1893||Place} Richmond Twp., St. Croix, Wisconsin|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 23 Jun 1979||Place} Richmond, St. Croix, Wisconsin (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 30 Jun 1979||Place} Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Burial: Date} Cal 3 Jul 1979||Place} Saint George Cemetery, Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } William and Mary K. Williams|
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} 403 = Richmond Twp., St. Croix, Wisconsin|
| Occupation 1} School teacher|
Occupation 2} Housewife
|Religion/Church} Roman Catholic|
Detwiller, Harry Russell|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Lillian Ellen Williams was born 8 Apr 1893 in the Richmond Twp., St. Croix County,
Wisconsin. She was the fifth of 12 children born to William and Mary K.
Williams. Her father william, born in Wisconsin, was a farmer.
Her mother had been born in Ireland.
The family is found in the Richmond Twp. in 1900. The 1905, 1910, and 1920
Census records record their residence as the Town of Richmond. The 1940 USA
census reports that she had four years of high school. In 1920,
Lillian was listed as being a school teacher. Her parents were still living
here in 1930.|
As a young woman, Lillian went to teach school in Griggs County, North Dakota. Here she met Harry R. Detwiller. She married Harry on 23 Jun 1920 in her home town of Richmond. The couple then returned to Tyrol Twp., Griggs County, to farm.
The couple had four children, namely Mary, William, Catherine, and Patrick. In 1941, they went to Wisconsin, where Harry worked in a defense plant. They returned to the farm in 1943, and moved into Cooperstown in 1946. Harry died 13 Jul 1967.
Lillian died 30 June 1979 in a nursing home in Cooperstown, North Dakota. Following funeral services in St. George's Catholic Church, she was buried alongside her husband in the Saint George Cemetery, Cooperstown, North Dakota.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} High school or Top 2 Degrees} Teaching credential|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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