Lillian I. Vassaw

6 May 1894–14 June 1994 (Age 100)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lillian I.

When Lillian I. Vassaw was born on 6 May 1894, in Illinois, United States, her father, Leon Gideon Vassaw, was 62 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Ann Rousseau, was 51. She married Alfred William Fellows on 19 June 1920, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 14 June 1994, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Alfred William Fellows
Lillian I. Vassaw
Marriage: 19 June 1920
Margaret E Fellows
Mary I Fellows
Helen C Fellows

Spouse and Children

19 June 1920
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States



    Mary I Fellows


    Helen C Fellows


Parents and Siblings

    Leon Gideon Vassaw


    Mary Elizabeth Ann Rousseau




    John James Vassaw



    Clara Vassaw


    Thomas Gideon Vassaw


    Maude Berg


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 3

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Age 26

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Vasseur, a status name for a vassal in feudal society, from Old French vasseor, vasseur ‘vassal’. Compare French Levasseur .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian V Fellows in household of Alfred W Fellows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Fellows, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian I Fellows, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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