Lillie Ola Gibby

FemaleMay 1892–17 February 1985

Brief Life History of Lillie Ola

When Lillie Ola Gibby was born in May 1892, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Riley Gibby, was 29 and her mother, Susan Buris, was 35. She married George Bascombe Lee about 1911, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Valley Town Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 17 February 1985, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

George Bascombe Lee
Lillie Ola Gibby
Marriage: about 1911
Vincent Marion Lee

Sources (5)

  • Lillie O Gibby in household of John R Gibby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ola Gibby, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Ola Gibby in entry for Garfield Lee, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1911Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 5

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.


    Age 25

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English (Pembrokeshire): from a Middle English pet form of the personal name Gilbert .

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

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