Nora Lee Presley

14 January 1901–18 June 1988 (Age 87)
Cullowhee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nora Lee

When Nora Lee Presley was born on 14 January 1901, in Cullowhee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Daniel Pressley, was 21 and her mother, Iva Lee Ashe, was 16. She married Benjamin Franklin Dillard on 13 April 1919, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sylva Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1988. She died on 18 June 1988, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Dillard
1893–1953
Nora Lee Presley
1901–1988
Marriage: 13 April 1919
Dillard
1920–1920
William Else Dillard
1921–2002
Ella Maye Dillard
1922–1923
Emma Lou Dillard
1925–1997
Harry Lee Dillard
1928–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1919
Jackson, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Dillard

    Male1920–1920Male

    William Else Dillard

    Male1921–2002Male

    Ella Maye Dillard

    Female1922–1923Female

    Emma Lou Dillard

    Female1925–1997Female

    Harry Lee Dillard

    Male1928–2008Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Female1901–1988Female

    Robert Daniel Presley

    Male1903–1904Male

    Hicks L Pressley

    Female1905–Female

    Lula Mae Pressley

    Female1906–1986Female

    Sallie Ann Presley

    Female1907–1931Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Priestley .2 Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora L Dillard in household of Bengiman F Dillard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora Dillard in household of Frank Dillard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora L Dillard in household of Benjamin F Dillard, "United States Census, 1930"

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