Leila Mae Dicken

10 October 1890–15 March 1964 (Age 73)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Leila Mae

When Leila Mae Dicken was born on 10 October 1890, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Franklin Dickens, was 32 and her mother, Mary Adeline Doss, was 33. She married Henry Clayton Lowe on 27 January 1914, in Attala, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Beat 5, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 March 1964, in Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Drumright, Creek, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clayton Lowe
Leila Mae Dicken
Marriage: 27 January 1914
Annie Faustine Lowe
Mary Emma Lowe
Bettye Lowe

Spouse and Children

27 January 1914
Attala, Mississippi, United States


    Annie Faustine Lowe



    Bettye Lowe


Parents and Siblings

    William Franklin Dickens


    Mary Adeline Doss




    Sarah S Dicken


    Lindsey Franklin Dickens



    Elmer B Dicken


World Events (8)


Age 17

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 17

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 20

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the personal name Dick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lela Lowe in household of Henry Clay Lowe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leila M Dicken in household of William F Dicken, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lela Lowe in household of Henry Lowe, "United States Census, 1940"

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