Lilly Belle King

16 May 1916–7 July 1960 (Age 44)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Lilly Belle

When Lilly Belle King was born on 16 May 1916, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, her father, Olen Crown King, was 28 and her mother, Martha Ann Lake, was 34. She married John Jacob Astor Spaur on 21 May 1936, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Holly, Braxton, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 July 1960, at the age of 44, and was buried in Ireland, Lewis, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jacob Astor Spaur
Lilly Belle King
Marriage: 21 May 1936
Clarence Spaur

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1936Lewis, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 1
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    Age 13
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

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

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    Sources (10)

    • B Lillie Spaur in household of M John McCutchan, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Lily Belle Spaur in entry for John Jacob Astor Spaur, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • Lily B King in household of Olen C King, "United States Census, 1930"

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