When Michael Lilly was born on 17 January 1768, in Albany Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes George Lilly, was 51 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Wenner, was 39. He married Anna Maria Laubach in 1790. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 April 1853, in Moore Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem Union Church Cemetery, Moorestown, Moore Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.
English: from the Middle English female personal name Lylie, probably from the name of the flower, Middle English lilie, lelie ‘lily’.
English: habitational name from Lelley in East Yorkshire or Lilley in Hertfordshire. The Yorkshire placename probably derives from Old English lǣl ‘twig, brushwood’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English līn ‘flax’ + lēah.
Irish: Anglicized shortened form of Allely .