Ila Luverne Lincoln

22 July 1918–15 January 2013 (Age 94)
Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ila Luverne

When Ila Luverne Lincoln was born on 22 July 1918, in Filer, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, her father, Richard Delvin Lincoln, was 30 and her mother, Rose Augusta Cliver, was 28. She married Russel George Wilson on 25 February 1938, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. She lived in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Twin Falls Election Precinct 6, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 2013, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Russel George Wilson
Ila Luverne Lincoln
Marriage: 25 February 1938

Spouse and Children

25 February 1938
Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement’, ‘colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ila Wilson in household of G Russell Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ila Lincoln in household of Richard D Lincoln, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ila L Lincoln in household of Richard D Lincoln, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.