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Nora Ann Gilliam Cully
Birth: Dec. 28, 1871
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1911
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Nora A Gilliam Cully was married to Ambrose E Cully. Nora gave birth to ten to twenty children but many did not survive childhood. Nora spent most of her adult life pregnant and giving birth and did not have time to recuperate.

All of her children played instruments and/or sang. Her husband Ambrose Cully was the music director at the church they attended, Zion AME Church.


Her famous children were Zara Cully Brown of the "Jeffersons" and Wendell Phillip Cully who played the horn in Count Basie's band and others.

Nora passed away with complications of giving birth to Nora J. Cully and died five days later. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hannah D Nelson Singleton Gilliam (1842 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Ambrose E Cully (1863 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Sidney Cully Brown (1891 - 1932)*
  Zara Cully (1892 - 1978)*
  William E Cully (1893 - 1912)*
  Agnes M. Peters Cully Berry (1900 - 1965)*
  Male Cully (1902 - 1902)*
  Wendell Phillip (Cully) Culley (1906 - 1983)*
  Raymond Mansfield Cully (1907 - 1977)*
  Male Cully (1910 - 1910)*
  Nora J Cully (1911 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leander Singleton Gilliam (1860 - 1943)*
  Nora Ann Gilliam Cully (1871 - 1911)
  Jane Gilliam Foreman (1877 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Worcester
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 6767, Sec. 76
 
Created by: The Root Digger: Yvette ...
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60279352
Nora Ann <i>Gilliam</i> Cully
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Nora Ann <i>Gilliam</i> Cully
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Nora Ann <i>Gilliam</i> Cully
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May you always be remembered
- The Root Digger: Yvette Porter Moore
 Added: Jan. 16, 2012
May you always be remebered
- The Root Digger: Yvette Porter Moore
 Added: Jan. 16, 2012
Each day I discover more, and thank you for your ancestral presence.
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