Lois Mae Lilliston

24 December 1912–19 September 2009 (Age 96)
Portersville, Worcester, Maryland, United States

The Life of Lois Mae

When Lois Mae Lilliston was born on 24 December 1912, her father, Edward Francis Lilliston, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Tarr, was 26. She lived in Stockton, Worcester, Maryland, United States for about 5 years and Representative District 7, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 2009, at the age of 96, and was buried in Selbyville, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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William Harry Stephens
Lois Mae Lilliston

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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.
1917 · WWI and Delaware

Age 5

During 1917 and 1918, Delaware sent around ten thousand soldiers to fight in WWI. The mortality rate of those ten thousand was minimal, with only forty-seven deaths.
1939 · Nylon Plant in Seaford

Age 27

In 1939, DuPont opened a nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware. The idea came when in 1935, Dr. Wallace discovered a synthetic fiber.

Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained. This has the form of a habitational name, but no such place has been identified. It may be an altered form of Willison , or possibly a habitational name from Willesden, now part of North London.

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

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  • Lois M Lilliston in household of Edward F Lilliston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lois M Lilliston in household of Edward F Lilliston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois N Stevens in household of William H Stevens, "United States Census, 1940"

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