Lelia Virginia Lewellen

28 April 1920–23 October 1992 (Age 72)
Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lelia Virginia

When Lelia Virginia Lewellen was born on 28 April 1920, in Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States, her father, Newton Oliver Lewellen, was 40 and her mother, Annie Myrtle Harris, was 33. She had at least 2 sons with Dixie Patrick Carr. She lived in Union, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Union, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1992, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States.

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Dixie Patrick Carr
Lelia Virginia Lewellen
Raymond Hollis Carr
Travis Eugene Carr

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    Raymond Hollis Carr


    Travis Eugene Carr


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 5

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 19

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Carr in household of Dixie Carr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Lewellen in household of Newton Lewellen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia L Freeman, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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