Lillie Green

1 May 1901–16 September 1969 (Age 68)
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillie

When Lillie Green was born on 1 May 1901, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Thomas Locklear, was 38 and her mother, Martha Guinn, was 33. She married Love Knight on 3 July 1914, in Marks Creek Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Scotland, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Williamsons Township, Scotland, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 16 September 1969, in Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hamlet, Richmond, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Love Knight
Lillie Green
Marriage: 3 July 1914
Gilbert Knight
Joseph Knight
James Wesley Knight
Hazel B. Knight
Ralph Knight

Spouse and Children

    Love Knight



3 July 1914
Marks Creek Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States


    Gilbert Knight


    Joseph Knight




    Ralph Knight


Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Locklear


    Martha Guinn




    Ida Locklear



    Ervin Locklear


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilly Locklar in household of James T Locklar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillie Knight in household of Love Knight, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie Knight in household of Love Knight, "United States Census, 1920"

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