Lena Elmine Pilkington

20 April 1896–20 January 1946 (Age 49)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Lena Elmine

When Lena Elmine Pilkington was born on 20 April 1896, in Alabama, United States, her father, Franklin P. Pilkington, was 43 and her mother, Nancy Eugenia Palmer, was 37. She married Robert Franklin Tommie on 9 June 1917, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hollingsworth, Calhoun, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 7 Hollingsworth, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 20 January 1946, in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Franklin Tommie
Lena Elmine Pilkington
Marriage: 9 June 1917
Edith Tommie
Curtis Dois Tommie
Dalton Franklin Tommie
Archie Ray Tommie

Spouse and Children

9 June 1917
Calhoun, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in the parish of Prestwich, Lancashire, so named from Old English Pīlecingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Pīleca’. The surname is established in Ireland, where its presence was first recorded in the early 15th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Tommie in household of Frank Tommie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lena E Tommie in household of Robert F Tommie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena E Tommie in household of Frank R Tommie, "United States Census, 1930"

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