Josephine Ann Lassetter

23 October 1842–28 May 1905 (Age 62)
Carroll, Georgia, United States

The Life of Josephine Ann

When Josephine Ann Lassetter was born on 23 October 1842, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, her father, James Hill Lassetter, was 25 and her mother, Amanda A. Lassetter, was 24. She married John Marion Gilley on 23 December 1858, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cleburne, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 3 Rockdale, Randolph, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 28 May 1905, in Randolph, Alabama, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

John Marion Gilley
Josephine Ann Lassetter
Marriage: 23 December 1858
Amanda T. Mandy Gilley
Joseph Gilley
John Gilley
James Gilley
William B Gilley
Mary Melba Gilley
Thomas Lafette Gilley
Georgiann Lula Veniard Izora Victoria Gilley
Cheed Oscar Gilley
Charles A. Gilley
Leonides Quillon Gilley
Willie L Gilley

Spouse and Children

23 December 1858
Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 7

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 19

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lassiter ( see Lester ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Gilly in household of John Gilly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann J Gilly in household of James M Gilly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine Gilley in household of John M Gilley, "United States Census, 1860"

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