Lillian May Margetts

Brief Life History of Lillian May

When Lillian May Margetts was born on 24 February 1881, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, George Margetts, was 53 and her mother, Jane Hall, was 35. She married Bertrond George Skidmore in September 1904. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Deerfield, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1910 and West Caldwell Election Precinct, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 23 July 1957, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Bertrond George Skidmore
Lillian May Margetts
Marriage: September 1904
Raymond Hall Skidmore
Earl Oliver Skidmore
Marvin Harold Skidmore
Wayne Ellis Skidmore
Dorothy Mae Skidmore

Sources (21)

  • Lillian M Skidmore, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lillian May Margetts, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Lillian M Skidmore, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


Historical Boundaries 1883: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire):

variant of Margot , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

variant of Margrett, from the Middle English female personal name Margaret, itself, via French, from Greek margaritēs ‘pearl’, with post-medieval excrescent -s and dissimilatory loss of -r-.

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

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