Avery Elihue Lyall

1886–1974 (Age 87)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Avery Elihue

When Avery Elihue Lyall was born on 2 September 1886, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Ambrose Lyall, was 43 and his mother, Susanne Susan Ann Parsons, was 37. He married Ada Effie Mash on 21 April 1912, in Obids, Ashe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 22 February 1974, in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Avery Elihue Lyall
Ada Effie Mash
Marriage: 21 April 1912
Everette Herman Lyall
Chessie J Lyall
Noah Edgar Lyall
Ambrose Herbert Lyall
Ersie Faye Lyall
Ralph Carson Lyall

Spouse & Children

21 April 1912
Obids, Ashe, North Carolina, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Ambrose Lyall


  • Susanne Susan Ann Parsons




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 11

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Avery Liles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Avery L Layall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Avery Lyall, "United States Census, 1940"

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