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Frances (Mulder) Williams

b. June 09, 1914 South Holland, Illinois U.S.A.
m. April 02, 1930 Waukegan, Illinois U.S.A.
d. August 08, 2004 Sharon, Wisconsin U.S.A.


Zealy Williams


1. Living
2. Carolyn Mae Williams (b. May 11, 1931 Hebron, Illinois (twin); m. Robert Howard Dodge; d. February 14, 2006)
3. Barbara Fay Williams (b. August 01, 1934 Hebron, Illinois; m. Norman Meithke)
4. Vernon Ralph Williams (b. May 26, 1939 Woodstock, Illinois; m. Marchia Elaine Baier)
5. Living


Frances grew up speaking Dutch with her parents and brother. She moved around a bit as a child, for a brief moment living in Minnesota with her family and grandfather, but her greatest memories were of her time in South Holland, Illinois. Her father was very religious and believed no work could be done on Sundays.

In 1930, at the age of 15, Frances eloped and moved to Woodstock, Illinois. Her husband later bought a hardware store in Sharon, Wisconsin, causing the family to move there. He later became the long-standing mayor of the town and Frances served as the secretary at the Sharon Elementary School for years.

Later in life Frances's mother, Gertrude, moved in with her and her husband; at another time her husband's uncle Dan moved in with them as well.






-1920 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1930 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-Carolyn Mae (Williams) Dodge's Birth Certificate
-Frances (Mulder) Williams's Birth Certificate
-Social Security Death Index Record
-Obituary (view document)
-DeYoung family records (view document)