Lillian Telford

1899–1987 (Age 88)
Delaware, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Telford was born on 19 March 1899, in Delaware, United States, her father, Foster Telford, was 37 and her mother, Ella Frisbee, was 30. She married Raymond Curtis Utter on 20 October 1920, in Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Walton, Walton, Delaware, New York, United States in 1900 and Hamden, Delaware, New York, United States for about 35 years. She died on 31 August 1987, in Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Lillian Telford
Raymond Curtis Utter
Marriage: 20 October 1920
Francis Glenn Utter
Harold Leroy Utter

Spouse & Children

  • Female1899–1987Female

  • Raymond Curtis Utter


20 October 1920
Delaware, New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Foster Telford


  • Female1868–1946Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 11

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillie Telford in household of Foster Telford, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Lily Utter in household of Raymond Utter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian Utter in household of Raymond C Utter, "United States Census, 1930"

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