Lula Mae Campbell

23 November 1920–23 February 2006 (Age 85)
Township 5 East Sanford, Lee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lula Mae

When Lula Mae Campbell was born on 23 November 1920, in Township 5 East Sanford, Lee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Shelby Leonidas Campbell, was 22 and her mother, Lola Mae Matthews Campbell, was 18. She married Elbert Lee Byrd Sr on 25 December 1944, in Dillon, Dillon, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 23 February 2006, in Harnett, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mamers, Harnett, North Carolina, United States.

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Elbert Lee Byrd Sr
Lula Mae Campbell
Marriage: 25 December 1944
Sandra Mae Byrd

Spouse and Children

25 December 1944
Dillon, Dillon, South Carolina, United States


    Sandra Mae Byrd


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lula M Campbell in household of Shelby L Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lulu M Campbell in household of Shelby L Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Lula Mae Byrd in entry for Elbert Lee Byrd, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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