Julia Lillian Wyche

Female4 April 1877–29 October 1966

Brief Life History of Julia Lillian

When Julia Lillian Wyche was born on 4 April 1877, her father, Robert Henry Wyche, was 53 and her mother, Julia Louisa Turner, was 38. She married Samuel Hoyle Howell on 17 December 1907, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1920 and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 October 1966, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hoyle Howell
1873–1961
Julia Lillian Wyche
1877–1966
Marriage: 17 December 1907
Samuel Hoyle Howell Jr
1904–
Lillian Wyche Howell
1908–1978
Robert Wyche Howell
1912–1975
Eli Hoyle Howell
1915–1982
Pamela Alvarene Howell
1918–2004

Sources (19)

  • Lillian Wyck Hawell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Julia Lilian Wyche, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Lillian Wyche, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1907Guilford, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 4

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 24

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire):

    from Middle English wich, a variant of wik, the commonest sense of which was ‘dairy farm’, probably an occupational name for someone who worked at a wich, or a habitational name from any of the places so called. See Wick .

    topographic name from Middle English wiche ‘wych elm’, for someone who lived by an elm tree.

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

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