Lillious Wright

25 December 1892–9 August 1953 (Age 60)
Crawford, Georgia, United States

The Life of Lillious

When Lillious Wright was born on 25 December 1892, in Crawford, Georgia, United States, her father, Reuben E. Wright, was 21 and her mother, Carrie Olene Hancock, was 21. She married John C. Thomason on 26 December 1909, in Crawford, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Twiggs, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 577, Crawford, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 August 1953, at the age of 60, and was buried in Crawford, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John C. Thomason
Lillious Wright
Marriage: 26 December 1909
Edith Thomason

Spouse and Children

26 December 1909
Crawford, Georgia, United States


    Edith Thomason


Parents and Siblings

    Reuben E. Wright


    Carrie Olene Hancock





    Oly Mae Wright


World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilious Thomason in household of John Thomason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lilions Thomason in household of John Thomason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lilius Wright in household of Reuben Wright, "United States Census, 1900"

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