The Shemwell Family

Doc Edward BillingsleyAge: 58 years19131972

Doc Edward Billingsley
Given names
Doc Edward
Birth March 10, 1913 41 37
Birth of a brotherJohn Martis Billingsley
February 5, 1916 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 2 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 5 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 3 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 4 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 6 years)
Birth of a brotherAlvin Owie Billingsley
May 28, 1921 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 16 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 9, 1940 (Age 27 years)
WW2 Draft
1942 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 28 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 37 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 36 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 42 years)
Death of a brotherMajor Earl Billingsley
June 1, 1961 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Dewey Billingsley
February 1968 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherColonel Henry Billingsley
July 11, 1970 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 32 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 February 9, 1972 (Age 58 years)
Cemetery: Oakwood 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
elder brother
Miles Dave Billingsley
Birth: September 22, 1903 31 27Georgia, United States
Death: May 3, 1982Troup, Georgia, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Bonnie Lee Billingsley
Birth: March 15, 1910 38 34Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: July 19, 1991Inyo, California, United States
3 years
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
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Doc Edward Billingsley
Birth: March 10, 1913 41 37Cedar Town, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: February 9, 1972Chambers, Alabama, United States
Merle Hepinstall
Birth: January 19, 1919Alabama, United States
Death: September 23, 1977Chambers, Alabama, United States

Doc Edward Billingsley has 4 first cousins recorded

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

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Doc Edward Billingsley - Household

Hays Ave Chambers, Alabama

Billingsley, DocheadMW27MGASame PlaceDye ?Dye plant
Billingsley, MearlwifeFW20MALSame Place??