Lillian Frances Gillespie

1 December 1897–16 January 1989 (Age 91)
Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Lillian Frances

When Lillian Frances Gillespie was born on 1 December 1897, in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Edward Gillespie, was 43 and her mother, Susan Frances Ernst, was 30. She had at least 1 son with Roy Anthony Wayne. She died on 16 January 1989, in Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Roy Anthony Wayne
Lillian Frances Gillespie
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian F Gillespie in household of Edward Gillespie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian Gillespie in household of Ed Gillespie, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian F Gillispie in household of Edward Gillispie, "United States Census, 1900"

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