Marie South Williams

BioID: 
58
Last Name: 
Williams
First Name: 
Marie
Experience: 
Recalls family and farm life in southern Illinois, early 1900s
  • Age: 91
  • Interview Date: 11/5/1984
  • Interviewer: Elizabeth K. Dixon, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Interview Length: 509 minutes Sit Down Interview
  • County: Jackson
  • Marie South Williams was born in De Soto, Illinois in 1893. Marie was raised by her grandmother, attended college, started teaching and married Frank Williams, a coal miner who lost his job during the Great Depression.

Marie South Williams and her Brother Ben, circa 1915Marie South Williams and her Brother Ben, circa 1915

County: 
Sangamon
Gender: 
Female
Interview Decade: 
1980s
Age at Interview: 
90s