April 4, 1848, Cambridge, Indiana.

February 9, 1930, Mt. Auburn (near Cincinnati), Ohio.

Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Alice was the daughter of Alfred B. and Ruth Hoge Johnson Williams, and wife of William Ernest Brotherton. Though born in Indiana, she spent most of her life in Ohio. She attended the St. Louis Eliot Grammar School, and Woodward High School in Cincinnati. She was mother to two boys and a girl, but the older son died in 1900.

Williams contributed prose and verse to periodicals such as The Century, The Atlantic and The Independent. She belonged to the Unitarian denomination. Her works include:

  1. Bless, Lord, This Household and Its Head
  2. Christ the Lord Comes Down Tonight
  3. Consider the Lilies
  4. Faithful in Little Things