Lillian Mae Harman

9 October 1892–17 July 1945 (Age 52)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lillian Mae

When Lillian Mae Harman was born on 9 October 1892, in West Virginia, United States, her father, William L Harman, was 42 and her mother, Rosamond Elizabeth Johnson, was 34. She married Wyatte Lafayette Sumner on 3 February 1915, in McDowell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 17 July 1945, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 52.

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Wyatte Lafayette Sumner
Lillian Mae Harman
Marriage: 3 February 1915
Gerald Denzel Sumner

Spouse and Children

    Wyatte Lafayette Sumner



3 February 1915
McDowell, West Virginia, United States


    Gerald Denzel Sumner


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

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 4

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 15

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southeast), French, German (Harmann) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ ( see Hermann ). In England this name was introduced by the Normans.2 Irish: generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Hardiman , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin ( see Hargadon ).3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for someone with a copious or noticeable head of hair ( see Haar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie Harman in household of Rosa Harman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillie Harman in household of William Harman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie Mae Harmon in entry for Gerald D Sumner and Londie K Jester, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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