Lila Elsie Augustine Breshears

3 May 1878–16 April 1953 (Age 75)
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lila Elsie Augustine

When Lila Elsie Augustine Breshears was born on 3 May 1878, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, her father, Harden L Brashears, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Hodges, was 39. She lived in Mount Pleasant Township, Searcy, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 16 April 1953, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Harden L Brashears
1830–1886
Sarah Hodges
1839–1921
Henry Breshears
1858–
Elizabeth Breshears
1863–
Mary S Catherine Breshears
1865–1886
Tabitha Melvina Breshears
1867–
Zetty Orlenia Breshears
1871–
Ella Lelia Breshears
1873–
Granville Kelly Breshears
1861–
Mettie Marcelline Breshears
1874–1954
Pauzety Orleane Brashears
1876–1941
Lila Elsie Augustine Breshears
1878–1953
Beadie W Breshears
1881–1960

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Henry Breshears

    Male1858–Male

    Male1861–Male

    Elizabeth Breshears

    Female1863–Female

    Mary S Catherine Breshears

    Female1865–1886Female

    Tabitha Melvina Breshears

    Female1867–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 5

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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 French (Huguenot) Brasseur . Compare Brashears .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Lyley L Z O Barsher in household of Hardy J Barsher, "United States Census, 1880"

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