Kate Lee Tolley

2 February 1875–6 April 1954 (Age 79)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Kate Lee

When Kate Lee Tolley was born on 2 February 1875, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, her father, Hezakiah Tolley, was 29 and her mother, America Jane Agner, was 30. She married Henry Wilson Mays about 1894, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Brookville Magisterial District, Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1954, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wilson Mays
1870–1945
Kate Lee Tolley
1875–1954
Marriage: 1894
Ollie Wayland Mays
1891–1950
Percy Wilson Mays
1895–1949
Frances Ruby "Fannie" Mays
1903–1960
Margaret Louise Mays
1907–1984
Bessie Ellen Mays
1910–

Spouse and Children

    Henry Wilson Mays

    Male1870–1945Male

    Female1875–1954Female

MARRIAGE
1894
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    Ollie Wayland Mays

    Male1891–1950Male

    Percy Wilson Mays

    Male1895–1949Male

    Frances Ruby "Fannie" Mays

    Female1903–1960Female

    Margaret Louise Mays

    Female1907–1984Female

    Bessie Ellen Mays

    Female1910–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Hezakiah Tolley

    Male1845–1914Male

    America Jane Agner

    Female1844–1932Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 19

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll ( see Towle ).2 Probably an altered spelling of German Tolle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Mays in household of Charles Coleman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kate Mays in household of Henry Mays, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catherine Mays in household of Henry Mays, "United States Census, 1910"

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