Mollie Ruby Tiller

November 1887–1985 (Age 97)
Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mollie Ruby

When Mollie Ruby Tiller was born in November 1887, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Tiller, was 26 and her mother, Emma Caroline Etter, was 18. She married SR Lawrence on 7 July 1904, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States. She lived in Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died in 1985, in United States, at the age of 98.

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SR Lawrence
Mollie Ruby Tiller
Marriage: 7 July 1904

Spouse and Children

7 July 1904
Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Tiller





    Billie Tiller



    Estella Tiller


    William Thomas Tiller




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: occupational name for a husbandman, from Middle English til(l)er, a secondary derivative of Old English tilian ‘to till or cultivate’. There has been some confusion with Tiler ( see Tyler ).2 South German: topographic name of unknown origin.3 North German: from a variant of Thiel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mollie B Tiller in household of Albert B Roach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mollie Tiller, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mollie RubyTiller - Government record: Census record: birth: November 1887; Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

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