Lillian Middleton

9 August 1882–18 November 1931 (Age 49)
Belmont, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Middleton was born on 9 August 1882, in Belmont, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Larner Charles Middleton, was 37 and her mother, Mary A. Holman, was 23. She married Maurice K. Smith on 20 January 1907. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1930. She died on 18 November 1931, at the age of 49.

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Maurice K. Smith
Lillian Middleton
Marriage: 20 January 1907

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    Maurice K. Smith



20 January 1907
Reno, NV

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the places so called. In over thirty instances from many different areas, the name is from Old English midel ‘middle’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. However, Middleton on the Hill near Leominster in Herefordshire appears in Domesday Book as Miceltune, the first element clearly being Old English micel ‘large’, ‘great’. Middleton Baggot and Middleton Priors in Shropshire have early spellings that suggest gemȳðhyll (from gemȳð ‘confluence’ + hyll ‘hill’) + tūn as the origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian N Smith in household of Maurice Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Smith in household of Maurice K Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian P Middleton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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