Lily Viola "Ola" McDonald

4 April 1895–13 May 1964 (Age 69)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Lily Viola "Ola"

When Lily Viola "Ola" McDonald was born on 4 April 1895, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Alexander McDonald, was 46 and her mother, Mary Ellen King, was 45. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Doc Hunter. She lived in Buffalo Township, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 May 1964, in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Doc Hunter
Lily Viola "Ola" McDonald
John Taylor
James Leroy "Jim" Hunter
Etta Mae Hunter
Colie Hunter
Alvin W. Hunter
Clarice Hunter
Dorothy Hunter

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+2 More Children

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+17 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 3
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 21
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Ola Hunter in household of Doc Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ola L Mcdonald in household of John Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lily V Hunter in household of Dock Hunter, "United States Census, 1930"

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