The Shemwell Family

William Calvin BillingsleyAge: 55 years19231979

Name
William Calvin Billingsley
Given names
William Calvin
Surname
Billingsley
Birth September 16, 1923 23 17
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 6 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 16 years)
Military
WW2 Draft
June 30, 1942 (Age 18 years)
Note: Name: William Calvin Billingsley
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 maternal grandfatherWilliam C Minter
November 11, 1948 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Franklin Billingsley
March 27, 1950 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 26 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 maternal grandmotherRosa Ella McDowell
June 8, 1958 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Dewey Billingsley
February 1968 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 22 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 July 26, 1979 (Age 55 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Kennesaw Memorial Park
Last change July 29, 201915:36:35

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
George Dewey Billingsley
Birth: April 18, 1900 28 24Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: February 1968Cobb, Georgia, United States
mother
Rosella Minter
Birth: May 25, 1906 28 20Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: May 26, 1998LaGrange, Troup, Georgia, United States
himself
William Calvin Billingsley
Birth: September 16, 1923 23 17Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States
Death: July 26, 1979Cobb, Georgia, United States
sister
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Mother's family (9)

Parents Sam Nealy Billingsley + Wilma Elizabeth Minter
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Name: William Calvin Billingsley Race: White Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head) Birth Place: Anniston, Alabama, USA Birth Date: 16 Sep 1923 Residence: Oxford, Calhoun, Alabama, USA Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942 Occupation: None Weight: 140 Complexion: Ruddy Eye Color: Blue Hair Color: Brown Height: 5 11 Next of Kin: Rose Ella Billingsley