Lillie Ethel Lassetter

11 January 1890–27 December 1977 (Age 88)
Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Lillie Ethel

When Lillie Ethel Lassetter was born on 11 January 1890, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, William Benjamin Lassetter, was 29 and her mother, Wealtha Victoria Lecroy, was 30. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Robert Ridelty Davis. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 4, Shackelford, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 December 1977, in McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Haskell, Texas, United States.

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Robert Ridelty Davis
Lillie Ethel Lassetter
Robert Lee Davis
Zora May Davis
William Lester Davis
Henry Jefferson Davis

Spouse and Children



    Robert Lee Davis


    Zora May Davis



    Henry Jefferson Davis


Parents and Siblings

    William Benjamin Lassetter


    Wealtha Victoria Lecroy




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lassiter ( see Lester ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie E Lassetter in household of William B Lassetter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ether Davis in household of Bob Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Davis in household of R R Davis, "United States Census, 1940"

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