Lillie Shirley

18 January 1901–23 April 1985 (Age 84)
Great Swamp Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillie

When Lillie Shirley was born on 18 January 1901, in Great Swamp Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Shirley, was 41 and her mother, Drucilla Waddell, was 28. She married Fred Elias Burnham on 22 August 1920, in Great Swamp Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Black Creek, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1935. She died on 23 April 1985, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fremont, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Elias Burnham
1900–1970
Lillie Shirley
1901–1985
Marriage: 22 August 1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 August 1920
Great Swamp Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Shirley

    Male1859–1919Male

    Drucilla Waddell

    Female1872–1934Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Hampshire, Surrey, and the West Midlands, all so called from Old English scīr ‘bright’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lillie Burham in household of Fred Burham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie Shirley in household of Drucilla Shirley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillie Shearly in household of William Shearly, "United States Census, 1910"

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