Leila Delores Pomeroy

Brief Life History of Leila Delores

When Leila Delores Pomeroy was born on 14 June 1891, in Woodcliff, Screven, Georgia, United States, her father, Julius Elsworth Pomeroy, was 26 and her mother, Anna Rebecca Rhodes, was 29. She married Lloyd Harvey Niver on 28 November 1912, in Orange, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in District 80, Screven, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Longwood, Orange, Florida, United States in 1910. She died on 1 December 1966, in Bartow, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Lloyd Harvey Niver
1883–1961
Leila Delores Pomeroy
1891–1966
Marriage: 28 November 1912
Avis Louise Niver
1914–2000

Sources (9)

  • Leila D Niver, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Leila Delores Pomeroy - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Leila Delores Pomeroy
  • Ledla Dolores Pomeroy, "Florida Marriages, 1837-1974"

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1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin; mainly Devon and Dorset): habitational name from any of various places in northeastern France named with Old French pommeroie, pommeraie ‘apple orchard’ (collective of pomme ‘apple’). The name was established in Ireland in 1573.

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

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