The Shemwell Family

George Dewey BillingsleyAge: 67 years19001968

Name
George Dewey Billingsley
Given names
George Dewey
Surname
Billingsley
Birth April 18, 1900 28 24
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 44 days)
Birth of a brotherMiles Dave Billingsley
September 22, 1903 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
October 24, 1906 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Lee Billingsley
March 15, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherDoc Edward Billingsley
March 10, 1913 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Martis Billingsley
February 5, 1916 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a brotherSam Nealy Billingsley
March 11, 1918 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 16 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 17 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherAlvin Owie Billingsley
May 28, 1921 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Calvin Billingsley
September 16, 1923 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 12, 1940 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 41 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a fatherGeorge Franklin Billingsley
March 27, 1950 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterElizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
June 7, 1955 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherMajor Earl Billingsley
June 1, 1961 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 45 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death February 1968 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Kennesaw Memorial Park
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about August 1890
9 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Major Earl Billingsley
Birth: October 14, 1893 21 18Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: June 1, 1961Los Angeles, California, United States
4 years
elder brother
Mearl F Billingsley
Birth: June 1897 25 21Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: November 1, 1989Floyd, Georgia, United States
3 years
himself
George Dewey Billingsley
Birth: April 18, 1900 28 24Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: February 1968Cobb, Georgia, United States
3 years
younger brother
Miles Dave Billingsley
Birth: September 22, 1903 31 27Georgia, United States
Death: May 3, 1982Troup, Georgia, United States
3 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
Birth: October 24, 1906 34 31Alabama, United States
Death: June 7, 1955Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger sister
Bonnie Lee Billingsley
Birth: March 15, 1910 38 34Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: July 19, 1991Inyo, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
Doc Edward Billingsley
Birth: March 10, 1913 41 37Cedar Town, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: February 9, 1972Chambers, Alabama, United States
3 years
younger brother
John Martis Billingsley
Birth: February 5, 1916 44 40Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: April 29, 1998Riverside, California, United States
2 years
younger brother
Sam Nealy Billingsley
Birth: March 11, 1918 46 42Bauxite, Saline, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 30, 1998Troup, Georgia, United States
3 years
younger brother
Alvin Owie Billingsley
Birth: May 28, 1921 49 45Bauxite, Saline, Arkansas, United States
Death: May 28, 1997Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States
Family with Rosella Minter - View this family
himself
George Dewey Billingsley
Birth: April 18, 1900 28 24Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: February 1968Cobb, Georgia, United States
wife
Rosella Minter
Birth: May 25, 1906 28 20Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: May 26, 1998LaGrange, Troup, Georgia, United States
son
William Calvin Billingsley
Birth: September 16, 1923 23 17Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: July 26, 1979Cobb, Georgia, United States
daughter
Private

George Dewey Billingsley has 4 first cousins recorded