Genevieve Williams

Genevieve Ward Williams  was born November 8th 1890 on Ridge Road in Superior Township. She was the fourth child of Archibald and Rebecca Luvenia Ward, tenant farmers on the McDougal farm off Ford Road. Her father came to Washtenaw County from Indiana and her mother from Canada. Genevieve was a long-time member of Brown Chapel AME in Ypsilanti and edited a local newsletter, the “Ypsi-Ann,” in the 1940s and 50s. Genevieve passed away on November 20, 1989. This interview was conducted by the wife and co-worker of A.P. Marshall, Ruth Marshall.