Recording Pioneers


[Jay] Mayo WILLIAMS  ("Ink")1894 - 1980 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

[Jay] Mayo WILLIAMS  ("Ink")1894 - 1980

aka Jay Mayo Williams, Jay Williams, J. Williams, Mayo Williams, M. Williams, Ink Williams
nationality
occupation
birth 25 Sep 1894, Pine Bluff, Arakansas
baptism
death 2 Jan 1980, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
burial
remark Afro-american
marriage married in 1923/1924 to:
Aleta STOKES

b. <1899><1901>, Illinois
d. 24 March 1968, Robbins Convalescent Home, Robbins, Chicago


(Aletta/Aletha/Aleeta/Alethea?)

PARENTS

father Daniel WILLIAMS

b. ....., Tennessee
d. ..........

mother Millie McGRUDER

b. <1862>, ......, Tennessee
d. ..........

children
  • Luther
  • Mayo b. 25 Sep 1894, Pine Bluff, Arkansas - d. 2 Jan 1980, Chicago, Cook, Illinois)
  • Sam (or Dean?)

LIFE



In 1921 moved to Chicago
In Dec 1921 played in NFL (pro football)
In 1927 resigned from Paramount
Chicago-based Black Patti Records
1930 CENSUS: Soliciting Talent: Music Publishing House
Paramount


NOTES

  • Blues in Wisconsin: The Paramount Records Story by Peggy Hoehne (internet)


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