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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Family Time Line

Robert Ridelty Davis
1890–1943
Lillie Ethel Lassetter
1890–1977
Robert Lee Davis
1912–1970
Zora May Davis
1914–
William Lester Davis
1921–1987
Henry Jefferson Davis
1923–1993

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Robert Lee Davis

    Male1912–1970Male

    Zora May Davis

    Female1914–Female

    Male1921–1987Male

    Henry Jefferson Davis

    Male1923–1993Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Benjamin Lassetter

    Male1860–1919Male

    Wealtha Victoria Lecroy

    Female1859–1937Female

siblings

(7)

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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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