Lillie Belle Hughes

21 August 1890–22 November 1974 (Age 84)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of Lillie Belle

When Lillie Belle Hughes was born on 21 August 1890, in Coryell, Texas, United States, her father, David Henry Hughes, was 57 and her mother, Margaret Elvira Clopp, was 37. She married William Joseph Ellington on 20 March 1907, in Greer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1900 and Greer, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 22 November 1974, in Snyder, Scurry, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Snyder, Scurry, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Ellington
1885–1949
Lillie Belle Hughes
1890–1974
Marriage: 20 March 1907
Lexton Ellington
1907–1907
Henry Moreland Ellington
1909–1975
Sallie Jane Ellington
1911–2002
Rextal Conway Ellington
1914–2003
Bennie Crawford Ellington
1918–2005
Media Estelle Ellington
1922–1993
Welcome Joe Ellington
1924–2003
Joseph Ellington
1925–
William D Ellington
1930–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1907
Greer, Oklahoma, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

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 (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillie Belle Hughes Ellington, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lillie Bell Hughes Ellington in household of William Joseph Ellington, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lillie Bell Hughes Ellington in household of Wm Joseph Ellington, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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