Beatrice Ellen Lilly

29 February 1908–12 May 2003 (Age 95)
Camp Creek, Mercer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Beatrice Ellen

When Beatrice Ellen Lilly was born on 29 February 1908, in Camp Creek, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, her father, Granville Lewis Lilly, was 27 and her mother, Zora Jane Epling, was 22. She lived in Jumping Branch Twp, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Town Magisterial District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 12 May 2003, in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 95.

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James Lewis Brown
Beatrice Ellen Lilly

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English:1. from a pet form of the female personal name Elizabeth. Compare Hibbs 2. 2. nickname for someone with very fair hair or skin, from Middle English, Old English lilie ‘lily’ (Latin lilium).The Italian equivalent Giglio was used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. In English and other languages there has also been some confusion with forms of Giles . 3. habitational name from places called Lilley, in Hertfordshire and Berkshire. The Hertfordshire place was named in Old English as ‘flax-glade’, from līn ‘flax’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Berkshire name is from Old English Lillinglēah ‘wood associated with Lilla’, an Old English personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beatrice Lilly in household of Granville Lilly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice Lilly in household of Gronville L Lilly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beatrice Lilly in household of Grandville Lilly, "United States Census, 1910"

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