Lillie Mae Walker

21 May 1897–5 March 1980 (Age 82)
Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillie Mae

When Lillie Mae Walker was born on 21 May 1897, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Clifford W Walker, was 22 and her mother, Ella Babb, was 21. She married Claude Harrison Campbell in 1916, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Dials Township, Laurens, South Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 March 1980, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dials Cemetery, Gray Court, Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Harrison Campbell
Lillie Mae Walker
Marriage: 1916
Clifford William Campbell
Lottie C. Campbell
Helen Louise Campbell
Grace Eugenia Campbell
Claude Junior Campbell
Vera Mae Campbell
James or Jimmy Watts Campbell
JoAnn Campbell
Smokie Campbell

Spouse and Children

Laurens, South Carolina, United States


    Clifford William Campbell


    Lottie C. Campbell


    Helen Louise Campbell


    Grace Eugenia Campbell


    Claude Junior Campbell


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Clifford W Walker


    Ella Babb




    Cora Lee Walker



    Ollie Broadus Walker


    Talmadge Clifford Walker


    May Dell Walker


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 19

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lily Walker in household of Ellar Walker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lilly May Walker in household of Clifford Walker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie Cambelle in household of Claud N Cambelle, "United States Census, 1920"

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