Minnie Elizabeth Williams

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Minnie Elizabeth Williams
b: 17 NOV 1879
d: 16 DEC 1966
Biography
TEXARKANA GAZETTE - DEC 17, 1966
DEATH TAKES FORMER LOCAL CIVIC LEADER
Mrs. Minnie Elizabeth Hooks, 87, who made a major contribution to the civic, social and cultural life of Texarkana during her long residence here, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday at her home in Galveston, Texas. She was born in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, but spent a major part of her life in Texarkana, leaving here 25 years ago to join her son, Dr.Charles Hooks of Galveston. During her residence here she served as secretary of the Young Women's Christian Association and organized the Business and Professional Women's Club. She was also a member of the Lone Star Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. An active member of the First Baptist Church, she taught a Sunday School Class for many years. In addition to her son, she is survived by a nephew, R.E. Higginbotham of Texarkana, and a grandson, Charles Hooks, Jr. of Houston. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday at the East Memorial Chapel with Dr. Tom J. Wilbanks, officiating, assisted by Dr. Lory Hildreth, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will be at the home of Mrs. J. J. Creekmore at No. 10, Oak Hill Place.
Facts
  • 17 NOV 1879 - Birth - ; Caddo, Louisiana
  • 17 Dec 1966 - Burial - Hillcrest Cemetery ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 16 DEC 1966 - Death - ; Galveston, Texas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: Francis H Williams (37,Head,School Teacher), Sarah M (Wife,24,Home), Min ; Caddo Parish, Louisiana
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: F H Williams (Head,57,Preacher), Sarah (Wife,44), Minnie ( Dau,20). ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1920 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1910 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: Francis H Williams (37,Head,School Teacher), Sarah M (Wife,24,Home), Min ; Caddo Parish, Louisiana
  • 1900 - Residence - Living together: F H Williams (Head,57,Preacher), Sarah (Wife,44), Minnie ( Dau,20). ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Ancestors
   
Thomas Watkins
abt 1795 - 1 Nov 1864
 
 
Francis Hereford Williams
04 Mar 1843 - 16 Dec 1917
  
  
  
?
 
Minnie Elizabeth Williams
17 NOV 1879 - 16 DEC 1966
  
 
  
Henry Washington Martin
13 Oct 1819 - 1865
 
 
Sarah Mildred Martin
13 Mar 1856 -
  
  
  
Sarah "Sallie" Ann Courtney
25 Feb 1835 - Dec 1912
 
Descendancy Chart
Minnie Elizabeth Williams b: 17 NOV 1879 d: 16 DEC 1966
Charles Augustus Hooks Jr. b: 11 OCT 1878 d: 28 JAN 1940
Charles Augustus Hooks III b: 23 Oct 1909 d: 3 Sep 1993
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Francis Hereford Williams
Birth04 Mar 1843St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
Death16 Dec 1917 Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriage19 May 1878to Sarah Mildred Martin at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherThomas Watkins
Mother?
PARENT (F) Sarah Mildred Martin
Birth13 Mar 1856Butler, Alabama
Death
Marriage19 May 1878to Francis Hereford Williams at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
FatherHenry Washington Martin
MotherSarah "Sallie" Ann Courtney
CHILDREN
FEudonia A "Dona" Williams
Birth20 Jan 1881Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Death28 Sep 1927Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
Marriage7 Feb 1900to Rufus Francis Higginbotham Jr. at Bowie Co., Texas
FMinnie Elizabeth Williams
Birth17 NOV 1879Caddo, Louisiana
Death16 DEC 1966Galveston, Texas
Marriage17 Oct 1903to Charles Augustus Hooks Jr. at New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Charles Augustus Hooks Jr.
Birth11 OCT 1878Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA
Death28 JAN 1940 Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA
Marriage17 Oct 1903to Minnie Elizabeth Williams at New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States
FatherCharles Augustus Hooks Sr.
MotherFrancis Fannie Harrison Moore
PARENT (F) Minnie Elizabeth Williams
Birth17 NOV 1879Caddo, Louisiana
Death16 DEC 1966 Galveston, Texas
Marriage17 Oct 1903to Charles Augustus Hooks Jr. at New Boston, Bowie, Texas, United States
FatherFrancis Hereford Williams
MotherSarah Mildred Martin
CHILDREN
MCharles Augustus Hooks III
Birth23 Oct 1909Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Death3 Sep 1993Galveston, Galveston, Texas
Marriage11 Aug 1962to Olwen Howell at Greenwich, Fairfield, CT
Marriageto Private
Evidence
[S-2122891854] 1900 United States Federal Census
[S-2122910945] 1880 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-2123735284] 1930 United States Federal Census
[S-2122911199] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000

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