Lilly Mae Wigal

Brief Life History of Lilly Mae

When Lilly Mae Wigal was born on 12 November 1873, in West Virginia, United States, her father, William W Wigal, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Frances C Guinn, was 28. She married Charles Monroe Grogan on 22 September 1892, in Wood, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Harris District, Wood, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 February 1963, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lubeck Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Monroe Grogan
1869–1938
Lilly Mae Wigal
1873–1963
Marriage: 22 September 1892
Isa Lee Grogan
1894–1974
Kelsey Monroe Grogan
1898–
Howard Woodrow Grogan
1909–1969

Sources (10)

  • Lillie M Grogan in household of Chas M Grogan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lilly Wigal, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Lillie Mae Grogan, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weigel or Wiegel .

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

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