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Help, just starting and easily confused

Help, just starting and easily confused

Posted: 1304573125000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lilly
Just started with family tree,
Father Dewey Lilly,
Grandfather William C Lilly,
Greatgrandfather Hiram R. Lilly,
GGGfather William H (Groundhog Bill)Lilly,
GGGGfather Pleasant Lilly,
GGGGGfather Thomas Edmond Lilly,
Then it seems to go to Robert Lilly-but I'm confused to date of birth. 1696, 1720, or 1742. Since Thomas Edmond Lilly was born 1775 in VA either of the last 2 MAY be more likely, but 1st Robert lived 114 years-maybe just great gene pool? Any help would be appreciated.

Re: Help, just starting and easily confused

Posted: 1313347556000
Classification: Query
Surnames: LILLY
Welcome to the great legend. From Dewey (pg 218) back to Thomas Edmond (pg188) in Jack Lilly's book LILLY FAMILY HISTORY 1566-1997 your line is there with dates, details, etc.

The great LILLY REUNION each year celebrates near the Robert & Fannie Lilly Monument where their original markers are at the base. Yes, they give Robert & Fannie 114 & 111 year life spans. 1696-1810 and 1696-1807. Which makes the children listed born when she was in her later years 70+. Is there a missing generation? -somethink so
but this is the way it has been handed down. Good luck. Vernon

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