Lillie Katherine Tillman

1895–1968 (Age 72)
Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lillie Katherine

When Lillie Katherine Tillman was born on 12 December 1895, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Francis Haden Tillman, was 46 and her mother, Mary Isabella Price, was 33. She lived in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1968, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest, Scott, Mississippi, United States.

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Francis Haden Tillman
Mary Isabella Price
Mary Belle Tillman
Francis Raymond Tillman
Charner Price Tillman
Lillie Katherine Tillman
Mack Willie Tillman
Herman Preston Tillman

Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Haden Tillman


  • Female1862–1944Female



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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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 12

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
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

1 English: variant of Tilman .2 Americanized spelling of German Tillmann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillie Kate Tillman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie K Fillman in household of Francis H Fillman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kate Tillman in household of Mary I Tillman, "United States Census, 1930"

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