Lillie Belle Beshires

1893–1953 (Age 59)
Hardeman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lillie Belle

Lillie Belle Beshires was born on 4 November 1893, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States. She married George Haskins on 24 September 1916, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States. She died on 8 March 1953, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59.

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George Haskins
Lillie Belle Beshires
Marriage: 24 September 1916

Spouse and Children

24 September 1916
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 5

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Miss Lillie Beshiser in entry for George Haskins, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • Lillie Beshires, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Lillie Belle Beshires Kingsley, "Find A Grave Index"

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