Charles W Lillie

22 July 1865–1 April 1947 (Age 81)
Willowby, Ohio

The Life of Charles W

When Charles W Lillie was born on 22 July 1865, his father, George K Lillie, was 23 and his mother, Alice E. Bennett, was 21. He married Bertha F Slater on 29 April 1889, in Holton, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greenwood Township, Oceana, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 April 1947, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Charles W Lillie
Bertha F Slater
Marriage: 29 April 1889
Guy Lilly
No Name Lillie
Nina Lois Lillie
Ralph Herman Lillie
Edith B Lillie

Spouse and Children

29 April 1889
Holton, Muskegon, Michigan, United States





    No Name Lillie


    Nina Lois Lillie


    Ralph Herman Lillie


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 14

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 22

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lilly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Lillie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Lillie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Lillie, "United States Census, 1910"

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