Idyl Mae Mills

3 April 1893–27 September 1958 (Age 65)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Idyl Mae

When Idyl Mae Mills was born on 3 April 1893, in Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, Elijah Pope Mills, was 43 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bartholomew, was 39. She married Roscoe Holley on 10 January 1910, in Hopkins, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Sombrio, Guadalupe, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 25 Sombrio, Guadalupe, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1958, in New Mexico, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States.

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Roscoe Holley
Idyl Mae Mills
Marriage: 10 January 1910
Elvin Leon Holley
Douglas Elijah Holley
William Irvin HOLLEY

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 1
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
Age 19
New Mexico is the 47th state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (13)

  • Idyl Holly in household of Roscow Hally, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Idyl Holly in household of Mary C Holly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Odle Holley in household of Robert H Holley, "United States Census, 1910"

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