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
1889–1962
Lelia Puyear
1902–1971
Allan Houston Brookshire
1931–2000
Mary Ann Brookshire
1933–1997

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Luther Puyear

    Male1859–1928Male

    Female1878–1968Female

siblings

(4)

    Erwin Payear

    Female1901–Female

    Female1902–1971Female

    Female1904–1993Female

    Mary Payear

    Female1912–Female

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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