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David Smith WILLIAMS
 1884 - 1960

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  • Birth  26 Apr 1884  Chicago, Cook, Il Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8 Dec 1960  Arlington, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID  I8386  Brainard (Brainerd) / Foster / Fish
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2005 00:00:00 
    Father  Joseph Warren WILLIAMS, b. 27 Aug 1837, Ledyard, Connecticut  
    Mother  Emma M. PINE, b. Abt 1847, Salem, New Jersey  
    Family ID  F3504  Group Sheet
    Family  Anna Frederica HUNNINGHAUS, b. 16 Oct 1886, Brooklyn, Ny  
    Married  29 Jun 1909  Brooklyn, Ny Find all individuals with events at this location 
    >1. David Smith WILLIAMS, Jr., b. 11 May 1910, Brooklyn, Ny
    >2. Paula Virginia WILLIAMS
    >3. Joseph Warren WILLIAMS, b. 1 Jun 1914, Richmond, Va
    >4. Kenneth WILLIAMS
     5. WILLIAMS
     6. WILLIAMS
    Family ID  F3249  Group Sheet
  • Notes 
    • A review of the Social Security Death Index shows his date of birth as 16 Apr 1885, SSN 358-28-2418, issued in Illinois.

      The 1920 Federal Census, state of Pennsylvania, County of Allegheny, Supervisor's Dist. #24, Enumeration Dist. #4, 1st Ward, enumerated on January 14, 1920, Avalon Borough, " Florence Avenue, house number 704, shows David S. Williams, Head of House, rental home, male, white, age 35, married, born in Illinois. His father's place of birth is shown as Connecticut and his mother's place of birth is shown as Colorado. His wife is shown as Anna F., age 30, born in New York. Her father's place of birth is shown as Germany and her mother's place of birth as New York. Children are: David S., born in New York, age 9; Paula V.born in Virginia, age 7; and Joseph W., age 5, born in Virginia. A copy of the census page in in the Williams family file.

      David ("Papa") was retired from Remington Rand Corporation as a Vice President. After his retirement, he went to work for the Federal Government, Administrative Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, from which he also retired. In his younger years, he was a salesman for a food distributor. He spent much of his early career in Florida. He was issued SSN 090-07-9176 under the name of David Smith Williams on December 11, 1936 when we worked for Remington Rand. He lived at 324 Eastchester Road, New Rochelle, NY. He was later issued SSN 063-12-8576. His address was 28 Caryl Av., Yonkers, NY. It shows WPA #555184. His Registration Certificate (Selective Service) has his addvess as Netherland Ave., Bronx, NY, and that he "duly registered on April 25, 1942". His physical description is shown as White, Brown Eyes, Gray Hair, and light complexion.

      His obituary (copy in the Williams file) reads: David S. Williams Sr., 77 of 1305 South Thomas St., Arlington, Va., formerly of West Hartford, died Thursday at his home. He was born in Chicago, Ill., and had lived in Arlington for 21 years. He retired 12 years ago from the U.S. Government. He was a census coordinator. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Anna Hunninghouse Williams; three sons, David S. Williams Jr., of Wethersfield, Warren Williams of Danville, Ill., and Kenneth Williams of Annandale, Va; a daguther Mrs. Frank Cordes of White Plains, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Rose Hill Funeral Home, Elm Street, Rocky Hill. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. There will be no calling hours."

      His death certificate shows that he died on December 8, 1960, from suffocation due to Carcinoma of the lung. He also had carcinoma of parotid gland.
  • Sources 
    1. [S147] Saint Mark's Church Parrish Register, Page 321.
      An entry of confirmation by Bp Anderson on April 1, 1900, presented by Dr. Wuilson, age given as 15 years, and baptism as Church. Copy in Williams file.

    2. [S147] Saint Mark's Church Parrish Register, Page 321.

    3. [S145] Death Certificate.
      See notes. A certified certificate is in the Williams Family file.

    4. [S146] Death Certificate.


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