Sallie May Lilly

15 October 1901–1 January 1954 (Age 52)
Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Sallie May

When Sallie May Lilly was born on 15 October 1901, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, her father, Guy Erastus Lilly, was 26 and her mother, Clara Susan Neely, was 22. She married Laurence Garland Mansfield on 15 September 1925. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Richmond District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Jumping Branch District, Summers, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 1954, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 52.

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Laurence Garland Mansfield
Sallie May Lilly
Marriage: 15 September 1925
Lloyd Garland Mansfield
James Lindsay Mansfield
Lester David Mansfield

Spouse and Children

15 September 1925
Summers, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

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

English:1. from a pet form of the female personal name Elizabeth. Compare Hibbs 2. 2. nickname for someone with very fair hair or skin, from Middle English, Old English lilie ‘lily’ (Latin lilium).The Italian equivalent Giglio was used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. In English and other languages there has also been some confusion with forms of Giles . 3. habitational name from places called Lilley, in Hertfordshire and Berkshire. The Hertfordshire place was named in Old English as ‘flax-glade’, from līn ‘flax’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Berkshire name is from Old English Lillinglēah ‘wood associated with Lilla’, an Old English personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sallie M Mansfield in household of Lawrence Mansfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sallie Mansfield in household of Lawrence Mansfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah M Lilly in household of Guy E Lilly, "United States Census, 1910"

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