Lassie B Wiley

4 September 1911–23 January 1975 (Age 63)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Lassie B

When Lassie B Wiley was born on 4 September 1911, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Wiley, was 34 and her mother, Lousetta Avo Hawkins, was 27. She lived in Jackson, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 9, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 23 January 1975, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 1
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 2
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
Age 18
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: from various places called with Old English wīg, wēoh ‘idol’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Whyly in East Hoathly (Sussex), Whiligh in Ticehurst (Sussex), Weeley (Essex), Weoley (Worcestershire), and Willey (Surrey), or from any of the other places called Willey, such as those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire, named with Old English wilig ‘willow’ + lēah, or from Wylye (Wiltshire), which takes its name from the river Wylye (of uncertain etymology).

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

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Sources (6)

  • Lassie Wiley in household of Wayman J Wiley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lassie Wiley in household of Frank Wiley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lassie Brewington in entry for Mr Waymon J Wiley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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