Lydia Alce McMillion

Female20 August 1890–11 March 1967

Brief Life History of Lydia Alce

When Lydia Alce McMillion was born on 20 August 1890, in Calvert, Robertson, Texas, United States, her father, Dr William Adair McMillion MD, was 33 and her mother, Mary Matilda Shook, was 23. She married Robert Benjamin "Ben" Parnell on 25 October 1906, in Falls, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Falls, Texas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 11 March 1967, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Benjamin "Ben" Parnell
1889–1970
Lydia Alce McMillion
1890–1967
Marriage: 25 October 1906
Bennie Lee "Buster" Parnell
1907–1992
Robert William Parnell
1909–1999
Ruby Parnell
1911–1989
Margie Ell Parnell
1913–2011
Mattie Alice "Jackie" Parnell
1916–2008
Barbra Naomi Parnell
1926–2012
Catherine Louise Parnell
1932–2014

Sources (16)

  • Lydia A Pannell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lydie Or Lyda Mcmillan, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Lydia Alice Parnell, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1906Falls, Texas, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 4

    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 6

    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.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 22

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of McMillan .

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

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