Lillie Mae Dennis

11 December 1917–December 1986 (Age 69)
Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillie Mae

When Lillie Mae Dennis was born on 11 December 1917, in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States, her father, Julius William Dennis, was 38 and her mother, Maie Louise Kellum, was 30. She lived in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Norfolk City Voting Precinct 28, Norfolk, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in December 1986, in Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Starr, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Julius William Dennis
Maie Louise Kellum
Georgia Elizabeth Cruse
Julius William Dennis Jr
Victor Anson Dennis
Kenneth Eugene Dennis
Lillie Mae Dennis
Irma Dennis
Franklin Dennis

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the medieval personal name Den(n)is (Latin Dionysius, Greek Dionysios ‘(follower) of Dionysos’, an eastern god introduced to the classical pantheon at a relatively late date and bearing a name of probably Semitic origin). The name was borne by various early saints, including St Denis, the martyred 3rd-century bishop of Paris who became the patron of France; the popularity of the name in England from the 12th century onwards seems to have been largely due to French influence. The feminine form Dionysia (in the vernacular likewise Den(n)is) is also found, and some examples of the surname may represent a metronymic form.2 English: variant of Dench.3 Irish (mainly Dublin and Cork): of the same origin as 1 and 2, sometimes an alternative form to Donohue but more often to MacDonough , since the personal name Donnchadh was Anglicized as Donough or Denis.

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

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  • Lillie Dennis in household of Julius Dennis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie M Dennis in household of Julius W Dennis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lily Mae Dennis in household of Julian Dennis, "United States Census, 1940"

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