Lilian Shannon

7 April 1877–25 May 1949 (Age 72)
Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lilian

When Lilian Shannon was born on 7 April 1877, in Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, her father, Andrew S. Shannon, was 27 and her mother, Christina E Spencer, was 24. She married Albert Alonzo Newman on 28 April 1897, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States for about 20 years and School District 2 Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1949, in Montana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mountview Cemetery, Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Alonzo Newman
1869–1916
Lilian Shannon
1877–1949
Marriage: 28 April 1897
Dorothy Newman
1908–
Marjorie Newman
1911–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 April 1897
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
children

(2)

    Dorothy Newman

    Female1908–Female

    Marjorie Newman

    Female1911–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

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.
1882

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Custer, Montana Territory, United States; 1883: Yellowstone, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Yellowstone, Montana, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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

Irish: Sean, old, and aman, pronounced "awan," river, meaning an ancient river

Sources (3)

  • Lillian Newman in household of Albert A Newman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian Wilson in household of William E Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lilian Wilson in household of William E Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"

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