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Lillian Melessia "Lillie" Stansell Carmichael
Birth: Feb. 26, 1880
Acworth
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1962
Lubbock
Lubbock County
Texas, USA

My paternal grandmother.

Ninth of 11 children born to Baron DeKalb Stansell b. November 25, 1833 and Caroline "Carrie" Jane Prichard b. March 18, 1837.

Paternal grandparents: David Stansell b. abt. 1796 and Priscilla Chastain b. abt. 1797.

Maternal grandparents: Joshua Prichard Jr. b. November 24, 1807 and Sarah "Sallie" Echols (Eccles) b. September 28, 1803.

Moved with her parents and siblings to Cisco, Eastland County, Texas from Cobb County, Georgia in 1885.

Married Luther McLane Carmichael on January 26, 1904 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas. The couple had four children: Bernis Wilson b. July 17, 1906; Carlton James b. April 8, 1908; Loveta Mae b. May 24, 1912; Ruth Aileen b. December 31, 1914.

Moved with her husband and first child from Cisco, Texas to Kenna, Roosevelt County, New Mexico in about 1907. L. M. was a retail merchant in Kenna for several years along with his brothers, Thomas and Charles. In 1911 the family moved to a homestead three miles southeast of Kenna.

When the children began entering college in 1925 Lillie managed a second home in Lubbock, Texas to be near Texas Technological College. She managed the ranch at Kenna after L.M. died in 1930. In the 1950s she retired from the ranch and lived near her daughter Loveta in Lubbock. 
 
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 Parents:
  Baron DeKalb Stansell (1833 - 1911)
  Caroline Jane Prichard Stansell (1837 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Luther McLane Carmichael (1875 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  Bernis Wilson Carmichael (1906 - 1956)*
  Carlton James Carmichael (1908 - 1984)*
  Loveta Mae Carmichael White (1912 - 1975)*
  Ruth Aileen Carmichael Mitchell (1914 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joshua Calvin Stansell (1862 - 1928)*
  Sarah Ann Priscilla Stansell Shields (1866 - 1925)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Stansell Fenley (1867 - 1938)*
  Mary Lomonia Stansell Robnett (1872 - 1934)*
  Hattie Delonia Stansell Thurman (1874 - 1957)*
  Colquitt Stansell (1876 - 1876)*
  Ida Corrine Stansell Bacon (1878 - 1953)*
  Lillian Melessia Stansell Carmichael (1880 - 1962)
  James Elkin Stansell (1882 - 1966)*
  William Arthur Stansell (1884 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City of Lubbock Cemetery
Lubbock
Lubbock County
Texas, USA
Plot: Lot 7, Block 18, Space 2
 
Created by: Diane Carmichael Blank
Record added: Apr 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8653149
Lillian Melessia Lillie <i>Stansell</i> Carmichael
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Lillian Melessia Lillie <i>Stansell</i> Carmichael
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Lillian Melessia Lillie <i>Stansell</i> Carmichael
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- Steve
 Added: Sep. 7, 2014
Granddaughter of David Stansell & Priscilla Chastain...Great Granddaughter of Elijah Chastain & Hannah Adams...Great Great Granddaughter of John Chastain & Mary O'Bryan..3X Great Granddaughter of Peter(Pierre)Chastain & Mildred or Middy Archer...4X Great...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014

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 Added: May. 31, 2014
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