Winnifred Williams
(1880-1949)

Winnifred Williams is the grandfather of Mary Lou Clark.

Parents

Samuel Williams
Sarah Stanton

Spouse

Burtle Martin

Children

Vera Williams
Myrtie Williams
Gertrude Williams
Francis Williams
Jean Williams


Winnifred Williams was born in Sigel Township in Huron County Michigan on 11 February 1880. He would live in Sigel during his entire life. During his life he was known as Win.

Win completed the seventh grade.

According to the 1900 census, Win was working as a farm laborer. About 1901, Win married Burtle Marin. In 1910, Win and his family were living in his parent's home. By 1920, he owned his own farm. In 1940, his farm was was worth $3,000.

Win died on 5 May 1949.

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The year that Win was born, rival circus owners P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey joined forces to form the Barnum and Bailey Circus.