Otillie "Tillie" Gertrude Becker

5 March 1912–1995 (Age 82)
Yarrelton, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Otillie "Tillie" Gertrude

When Otillie "Tillie" Gertrude Becker was born on 5 March 1912, in Yarrelton, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, August Charles Becker, was 30 and her mother, Anna Therese Handrik, was 26. She married Andrew Weldon Lawson on 30 May 1936, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Milam, Texas, United States in 1935 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1940. She died in 1995, at the age of 83, and was buried in Seguin, Guadalupe, Texas, United States.

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Andrew Weldon Lawson
Otillie "Tillie" Gertrude Becker
Marriage: 30 May 1936
Joyce Marie Lawson
George Nathan Lawson

Spouse and Children

30 May 1936
Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States



    George Nathan Lawson


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, from backen ‘to bake’.2 English: occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca ‘mattock’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tillie Becker in household of August C Becker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tillie Becker in household of August Becker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tillie Lawson in household of A Weldon Lawson, "United States Census, 1940"

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