The Shemwell Family

Miles Dave BillingsleyAge: 78 years19031982

Miles Dave Billingsley
Given names
Miles Dave
Birth September 22, 1903 31 27
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
October 24, 1906 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterBonnie Lee Billingsley
March 15, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherDoc Edward Billingsley
March 10, 1913 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Martis Billingsley
February 5, 1916 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a brotherSam Nealy Billingsley
March 11, 1918 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 13 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 14 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 -
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherAlvin Owie Billingsley
May 28, 1921 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 -
Death of a fatherGeorge Franklin Billingsley
March 27, 1950 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 -
Death of a sisterElizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
June 7, 1955 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherMajor Earl Billingsley
June 1, 1961 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Dewey Billingsley
February 1968 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherColonel Henry Billingsley
July 11, 1970 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherDoc Edward Billingsley
February 9, 1972 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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. -
Death May 3, 1982 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Myrtle Hill Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:36:35

by: Barry Shemwell
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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
elder brother
George Dewey Billingsley
Birth: April 18, 1900 28 24Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: February 1968Cobb, Georgia, United States
3 years
Miles Dave Billingsley
Birth: September 22, 1903 31 27Georgia, United States
Death: May 3, 1982Troup, Georgia, United States
3 years
younger sister
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
3 years
younger brother

Miles Dave Billingsley has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - George Franklin Billingsley - Household

Dist. 1079 Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, USA

George Franklin BillingsleyheadMW38M20--ALSCSCFarmerGeneral Farm
Tempie Ann wifeFW34M2087ALALAL
Earl BillingsleysonMW16S---ALALALLaborerHome farm
Mearl F. BillingsleysonMW12S---ALALAL
George L. BillingsleysonMW9S---ALALAL
Miles Dave BillingsleysonMW6S---GAALAL
Bessie Pearl BillingsleydaughterFW3S---ALALAL
Bonnie Lee BillingsleydaughterFW1moS---GAALAL

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - George Franklin Billingsley - Household

Bryant Street Bauxite, Saline, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Billingsley, GeorgeheadMW49MALSCSCMill handBauxite Mill
Billingsley, AnniewifeFW44MALALAL
Billingsley, EarlsonMW25SALALALMachinistPipe Shop
Billingsley, Mearl sonMW22SALALALMill handBauxite Mill
Billingsley, George DsonMW19SALALALMill handBauxite Mines
Billingsley, DavesonMW16SGAALAL
Billingsley, Bessie PdaughterFW13SALALAL
Billingsley, BonniedaughterFW9SGAALAL
Billingsley, DocksonMW6SALALAL
Billingsley, MardissonMW3-10mSGAALAL
Billingsley, NealiesonMW1-9mSARALAL