Lassie Gay Kilgore

19 April 1919–26 February 2013 (Age 93)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lassie Gay

When Lassie Gay Kilgore was born on 19 April 1919, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Tate Kilgore, was 26 and her mother, Cordelia Morrison, was 22. She lived in Marion, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 2, Marion, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 2013, at the age of 93.

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Shirley Barnes
1910–1990
Lassie Gay Kilgore
1919–2013

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kilgour in Fife, named in Gaelic as ‘goat wood’, from coille ‘wood’ + gobhar, gabhar ‘goat’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lassie Killgore in household of Deelie Killgore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lassie Barnes in household of Shirley Barnes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lassie Barnes in entry for Hubert Lee Kilgore, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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