When Ransom Dillard was born on 3 March 1881, in Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, his father, George D Dillard, was 24 and his mother, Melinda Ann Clayton, was 32. He married Maude L Conlee on 4 February 1907, in Lee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1958, in Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mesquite Cemetery, Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States.
English (Worcestershire and Staffordshire): possibly a variant of Dollard , either by euphemism or by the fronting of a back vowel between two alveolar consonants, for which there are many parallels. Compare Dilliard and Dilyard .
History: This surname was in VA by 1698.
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