Lillian Mabel Herrley

7 February 1899–11 May 1977 (Age 78)
Wilton, Waseca, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Lillian Mabel

When Lillian Mabel Herrley was born on 7 February 1899, in Wilton, Waseca, Minnesota, United States, her father, John Herrley, was 27 and her mother, Rosa Herschleb, was 20. She married George William Brooks on 14 February 1917, in Rice, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years and Blooming Grove Township, Waseca, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 1977, in Le Center, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Brooks
Lillian Mabel Herrley
Marriage: 14 February 1917
Walter William Brooks
Molly Mae Brooks
Mildred Pearl Brooks
Laura June Brooks
Mary Montgomery Brooks
Bonnie Lou Brooks
James Allen Brooks
Roy Louis Brooks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1917Rice, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1906 · The End of Capital Punishment
    Age 7
    Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
    Age 21
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Art, Cormac.Irish: variant of Hurley , probably via Herlihy .English: variant of Harley or Hurley .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (20)

    • Lillie Hurrli in household of John Hurrli, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lillian Hurley in entry for Mollie Klampe, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
    • Lillian M Herrle, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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