Lillie Mary Rockwood

9 February 1885–1963 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Lillie Mary

When Lillie Mary Rockwood was born on 9 February 1885, in Missouri, United States, her father, Philo Wilton Rockwood, was 32 and her mother, Marybelle Alexander, was 23. She married Marion Wallace Chidester on 20 August 1899. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Neosho Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died in 1963, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Marion Wallace Chidester
1879–1961
Lillie Mary Rockwood
1885–1963
Marriage: 20 August 1899
Thomas Wilton Chidester
1902–1962
Grace Evelyn Chidester
1904–1904
Leona May Chidester
1906–1932
William Marion Chidester
1908–1994
Mary Belle Chidester
1911–1932
Earnest Clayton Chidester
1914–1997
Ada Marie Chidester
1917–2001
Gladys Jane Chidester
1920–2003
Vernon Floyd Chidester
1922–1993
Lily Ellen Chidester
1926–1951

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1886
Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 19
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 21
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Rockwood Park in West Sussex.

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

Sources (11)

  • Lillie Rockwood in household of Philo ? Rockwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie M Chidester in household of Marion W Chidester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lily Chidester in household of M W Chidester, "United States Census, 1930"

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