Lillie Johnson

13 February 1855–19 May 1903 (Age 48)
Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lillie

When Lillie Johnson was born on 13 February 1855, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, her father, Young Haywood Johnson, was 22 and her mother, Mary Easter Whited, was 20. She married Rufus Constantine Mc Alister on 14 September 1872, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 19 May 1903, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Constantine Mc Alister
Lillie Johnson
Marriage: 14 September 1872
Ruth May Mcallister
Mary Paralee Mc Alister
Martha Ann Mc Alister
William Haywood McAlister

Spouse and Children

    Rufus Constantine Mc Alister



14 September 1872
Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States


    Ruth May Mcallister


    Mary Paralee Mc Alister


    Martha Ann Mc Alister


    William Haywood McAlister


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 7

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 13

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lilly Mc Callester in household of Rufus C Mc Callester, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lillie Mc Alister in household of Rufis C Mc Alister, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie Johnson in entry for Mary P. Gaunley, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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