Mary Belle Tillman

1889–1975 (Age 85)
Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Belle

When Mary Belle Tillman was born on 19 December 1889, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Francis Haden Tillman, was 40 and her mother, Mary Isabella Price, was 27. She married Reuben Julis Knoblock on 23 June 1909. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in August 1975, in Forest, Scott, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Mary Belle Tillman
Reuben Julis Knoblock
Marriage: 23 June 1909
Mary Katharine Knoblock
Doris Virginia Knoblock

Spouse & Children

23 June 1909


  • Mary Katharine Knoblock


  • Doris Virginia Knoblock


Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Haden Tillman


  • Female1862–1944Female



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 18

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Mary B Tillman in household of Tillman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Belle Tillman Knoblock in entry for Mrs Mary Katharine Knoblock Loyacono Mccravey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mary Knoblock, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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