Elizabeth Dill

15 February 1896–7 October 1953 (Age 57)
Cleburne, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Dill was born on 15 February 1896, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Levi Dill, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Jane Davis, was 21. She married Lincoln Lynn Towell on 4 March 1913, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 7 October 1953, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Lincoln Lynn Towell
1893–1960
Elizabeth Dill
1896–1953
Marriage: 4 March 1913
Leona Florence Towell
1914–1992
Leonard Lynn Towell
1917–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1913
Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
children

(2)

    Leona Florence Towell

    Female1914–1992Female

    Male1917–1987Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 8

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: metonymic occupational name for a sawyer, from Middle High German dill(e) ‘(floor)board’.2 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of dill, an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb, Old English dile, dyle.3 English: nickname from Middle English dell, dill, dull ‘dull’, ‘foolish’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Towill in household of L L Towill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Dill in household of William L Dill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Dill in household of William L Dill, "United States Census, 1910"

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