Ophelia Leila Lunceford

7 April 1905–4 August 1964 (Age 59)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ophelia Leila

When Ophelia Leila Lunceford was born on 7 April 1905, in Georgia, United States, her father, Charles T. "Charlie" Lunceford, was 49 and her mother, Leila Pope Hubbard, was 38. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with James Webster Fanning. She lived in Wilkes, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 171, Wilkes, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1964, in Baldwin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Webster Fanning
Ophelia Leila Lunceford
Jennett Pope Fanning
James R Fanning
Mildred Fanning
Mary Frances Fanning
Evelyn Rosie Fanning

Spouse and Children



    Jennett Pope Fanning


    James R Fanning


    Mildred Fanning


    Mary Frances Fanning


    Evelyn Rosie Fanning


Parents and Siblings

    Charles T. "Charlie" Lunceford


    Leila Pope Hubbard




    Charles Felton Lunceford


    Cornelia Lucille Lunceford


    Luther Sanders Lunceford



    Gid Lunceford


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 1

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 17

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Variant of the English surname Lunsford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lelia Aphelia Fanning in household of Jim Webb Fanning, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ophelia Lunceford in household of C T Lunceford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ophelia Fanning in household of Jim W Fanning, "United States Census, 1930"

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