Hank Williams

by madman on April 4, 2016

Birth Name: Hiram King Williams

Date of Birth: September 17, 1923

Place of Birth: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States

Date of Death: January 1, 1953

Place of Death: Oak Hill, West Virginia, United States

Ethnicity: English, some German and Swiss-German, more distant Irish and Scottish

Hank Williams was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the son of Jessie Lillybelle (Skipper) and Elonzo Huble Williams.

Hank’s paternal grandparents were Irvin Polk Williams (the son of Elijah H. Williams and Rachel Spinks) and Martha Ann Autry (the daughter of Robert A. Autry and Elizabeth Till).

Hank’s maternal grandparents were John B. Skipper (the son of Nathaniel George Skipper and Rebecca Louise Morgan) and Susan Abigail Dean (the daughter of John Ransom Dean/Deen and Martha C. Sims).

Sources: Genealogies of Hank Williams – http://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Hank’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Till – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Hank’s maternal grandfather, John B. Skipper – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Hank’s maternal great-grandfather, John Ransom Dean/Deen – https://familysearch.org

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fuzzybear44 April 6, 2016 at 12:31 am

I wonder what he would have done, if someone had stepped on his blue suede shoes. His dancing skills sucked

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