Lloyd Knowles

24 December 1927–6 March 1971 (Age 43)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lloyd

When Lloyd Knowles was born on 24 December 1927, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred Frank Knowles, was 30 and his mother, Nannie Catherine Ball, was 35. He married Dorothy Jean Copeland on 3 December 1951, in Obion, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Richlands, Onslow, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Albertson Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 6 March 1971, in Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Lloyd Knowles
Dorothy Jean Copeland
Marriage: 3 December 1951

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    Dorothy Jean Copeland


3 December 1951
Obion, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 14

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill or by a hillock, from a genitive or plural form of Middle English knoll ‘hilltop’, ‘hillock’ (Old English cnoll; see Knoll ), or habitational name from any of the many places named with this word.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ( see Newell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lloyd Knowls in household of Frank Knowls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Loyd Knowles in household of Frank Knowles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lloyd Knowles, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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