Mollie Anne Dillon

Female21 November 1879–4 May 1930

Brief Life History of Mollie Anne

When Mollie Anne Dillon was born on 21 November 1879, in Redwood, Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas H Dillion, was 21 and her mother, Lucy Mary Powell, was 23. She married Oswald Perdue about 1897, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 4 May 1930, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Old Liberty Cemetery, Burnt Chimney, Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oswald Perdue
Mollie Anne Dillon
Marriage: about 1897
Elsie Mary E Perdue
Beverly Dewey Perdue
Eudora Perdue
Minnie Zula Perdue
Nettie Roosevelt Perdue
Roy Thomas Perdue
Josephine Perdue

Sources (19)

  • Annie Dillon in entry for Jas. Robt. Dudley, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Annie Perdue in household of Ozzie Perdue, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Dillon in entry for Roy Thomas Perdue and Lessie Florence Pagans, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1897Franklin, Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 3

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 15

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    Name Meaning

    English, Irish, and French: from the Norman French personal name Dillon, arising from the ancient Germanic Dillo (of uncertain origin, perhaps a byname from the root dil- ‘destroy’).

    English: habitational name from Dilwyn in Herefordshire, recorded in 1138 as Dilun, probably from Old English dīglum, dative plural of dīgle ‘settlement at the shady or secret places’.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duilleáin ‘descendant of Duilleán’, a personal name, a variant of Dallán meaning ‘little blind one’.

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

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