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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Harden L Brashears
Sarah Hodges
Henry Breshears
Elizabeth Breshears
Mary S Catherine Breshears
Tabitha Melvina Breshears
Zetty Orlenia Breshears
Ella Lelia Breshears
Granville Kelly Breshears
Mettie Marcelline Breshears
Pauzety Orleane Brashears
Lila Elsie Augustine Breshears
Beadie W Breshears

Parents and Siblings



    Henry Breshears



    Elizabeth Breshears


    Mary S Catherine Breshears


    Tabitha Melvina Breshears


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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.

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Sources (1)

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

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