Lillian Lavern Gregory

1 June 1927–August 1985 (Age 58)
Lockhart, Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lillian Lavern

When Lillian Lavern Gregory was born on 1 June 1927, in Lockhart, Union, South Carolina, United States, her father, Edgar C Gregory, was 24 and her mother, Willard C Gibson, was 21. She lived in Chester Township, Chester, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died in August 1985, in Bay Saint Louis, Hancock, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Bay Saint Louis, Hancock, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifton G Roberts
Lillian Lavern Gregory

Spouse and Children

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    Katherine Gregory



    Carl Andrew Gregory


    Mary R Gregory


World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 12

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Gregorius, from a Greek word meaning "to watch." The name means "watchful," similar to the name Ira. Griogair is the Gaelic form.

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian Gregory in household of Edgar C Gregory, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian L. Roberts, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lillian Roberts, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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