Mary Lynn Tiller

21 May 1920–6 April 2002 (Age 81)
Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Lynn

When Mary Lynn Tiller was born on 21 May 1920, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States, her father, Ray Dewitt Tiller, was 29 and her mother, Mary Viva Phillips, was 26. She died on 6 April 2002, at the age of 81.

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Ray Dewitt Tiller
Mary Viva Phillips
Raymond Decaitt Tiller
Mary Lynn Tiller
Billie June Tiller
Harold Tiller
Phillip Tiller
Jack Carter Tiller

Parents and Siblings

    Ray Dewitt Tiller





    Raymond Decaitt Tiller



    Billie June Tiller


    Harold Tiller


    Phillip Tiller


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: occupational name for a husbandman, from Middle English til(l)er, a secondary derivative of Old English tilian ‘to till or cultivate’. There has been some confusion with Tiler ( see Tyler ).2 South German: topographic name of unknown origin.3 North German: from a variant of Thiel .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Marilyn Tiller in household of Ray D Tiller, "United States Census, 1930"

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