William Monroe Lillard

30 November 1879–13 October 1955 (Age 75)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Monroe

When William Monroe Lillard was born on 30 November 1879, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Monroe Lillard, was 25 and his mother, Cynthia Matilda Allen, was 25. He married Maude Kyker about 1902, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 6, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 13 October 1955, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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William Monroe Lillard
Maude Kyker
Marriage: about 1902
William Ed Lillard

Spouse and Children

about 1902
Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Belgian: habitational name from either of two places called Li(e)laar, in Gavere and Sint-Maria-Oudenhove, East Flanders.2 English: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willie Lillord in household of James Lillord, "United States Census, 1900"
  • W Monroe Lillard in household of James Lillard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William M. Lillard, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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