Lola May Gollehon

25 March 1891–26 April 1985 (Age 94)
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lola May

When Lola May Gollehon was born on 25 March 1891, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Gollehon, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Wolfe, was 35. She married Charles Woodville Williamson Sr. on 24 November 1915, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Vinton, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Big Lick Magisterial District, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 26 April 1985, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Woodville Williamson Sr.
Lola May Gollehon
Marriage: 24 November 1915
Hannah Elizabeth Williamson
Charles Woodville Williamson Jr.
Frank E Williamson
Robert Lynn “Bobbie” Williamson
Barbara J Williamson

Spouse and Children

24 November 1915
Roanoke, Virginia, United States


    Hannah Elizabeth Williamson


    Charles Woodville Williamson Jr.


    Frank E Williamson


    Robert Lynn “Bobbie” Williamson


    Barbara J Williamson


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Gollehon


    Sarah Elizabeth Wolfe




    Robert Milton Gollehon


    Willie Ann Gollehon




    Odie Gollehon


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Irish Callaghan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lola Williamson in household of C W Williamson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lola M Williamson in household of Charles W Williamson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lola M Williamson in household of Charles W Williamson, "United States Census, 1930"

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