Lydia Lillion Chatham

Female8 July 1904–30 August 1986

Brief Life History of Lydia Lillion

When Lydia Lillion Chatham was born on 8 July 1904, in Elkin, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Arthur Chatham, was 24 and her mother, Jennie Laffoon, was 28. She married Aaron Ernest Calloway on 20 April 1930, in Greenville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Winston Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1986. She died on 30 August 1986, at the age of 82, and was buried in Elkin, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Aaron Ernest Calloway
Lydia Lillion Chatham
Marriage: 20 April 1930

Sources (18)

  • Lillian Chatham in household of Jennie Chatham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Lillian Chatham, "North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964"
  • Lillian Cheatham, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1930Greenville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 14

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


    Age 23

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands and Lancashire): variant of Cheetham .

    English: habitational name from Chatham in Kent or possibly from Chatham Green in Essex, both named from Celtic cēd ‘wood’ (modern Welsh coed) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

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