Lelia Puyear

24 September 1902–20 February 1971 (Age 68)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lelia

When Lelia Puyear was born on 24 September 1902, in Texas, United States, her father, Luther Puyear, was 43 and her mother, Annie E Williams, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Houston Brookshire. She lived in Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Angelina, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 February 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Houston Brookshire
Lelia Puyear
Allan Houston Brookshire
Mary Ann Brookshire

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Luther Puyear





    Erwin Payear




    Mary Payear


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: much altered variant of Perrier . Compare Puryear .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lelia Puyear in household of Luther Puyear, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leila Payear in household of Luther Payear, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lelia Brookshire in household of Houston Brookshire, "United States Census, 1940"

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