The Shemwell Family

George Franklin BillingsleyAge: 78 years18721950

George Franklin Billingsley
Given names
George Franklin
Birth January 1872 52 40
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 8 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Hugh Billingsley
about 1882 (Age 10 years)
MarriageTempie Ann “Annie” O'NealView this family
about August 1890 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a son
#1Colonel Henry Billingsley
April 22, 1891 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2Major Earl Billingsley
October 14, 1893 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3Mearl F Billingsley
June 1897 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 26 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#4George Dewey Billingsley
April 18, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#5Miles Dave Billingsley
September 22, 1903 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Elizabeth Pearl “Bessie” Billingsley
October 24, 1906 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Bonnie Lee Billingsley
March 15, 1910 (Age 38 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#8Doc Edward Billingsley
March 10, 1913 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#9John Martis Billingsley
February 5, 1916 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 44 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a son
#10Sam Nealy Billingsley
March 11, 1918 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1June Ruby Billingsley
October 6, 1918 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 46 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 48 years)
Birth of a son
#11Alvin Owie Billingsley
May 28, 1921 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Earl Billingsley Jr.
November 30, 1922 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Calvin Billingsley
September 16, 1923 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a half-brotherJohn R Billingsley
1941 (Age 69 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4John Martis Billingsley Jr.
1942 (Age 70 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5Alvin Richard Billingsley
October 4, 1942 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Donald Wayne Billingsley
February 4, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterBarbara Billingsley
March 16, 1944 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 69 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#7Randall Steve “Duck” Billingsley
March 19, 1946 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Martha Brenda Billingsley
March 10, 1947 (Age 75 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Virginia Anne Billingsley
June 23, 1947 (Age 75 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 78 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 74 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 March 27, 1950 (Age 78 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:37:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 8, 1844South Carolina, United States
14 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Barbara Billingsley
Birth: March 16, 1861 41 29South Carolina, United States
Death: March 16, 1944Polk, Georgia, United States
5 years
elder sister
6 years
Father’s family with Ann Collins - View this family
2 years
5 years
4 years
3 years
Family with Tempie Ann “Annie” O'Neal - View this family
Marriage: about August 1890
9 months
3 years
Major Earl Billingsley
Birth: October 14, 1893 21 18Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: June 1, 1961Los Angeles, California, United States
4 years
Mearl F Billingsley
Birth: June 1897 25 21Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, United States
Death: November 1, 1989Floyd, Georgia, United States
3 years
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
3 years
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
John Martis Billingsley
Birth: February 5, 1916 44 40Esom Hill, Polk, Georgia, United States
Death: April 29, 1998Riverside, California, United States
2 years
3 years

George Franklin Billingsley has 1 first cousin recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Henry Hugh Billingsley - Household

Township 12 Range 11 Cherokee, Alabama, USA

Henry BillingsleyWM54headS-FarmerSCSCSC
Minerva BillingsleyWF50wifeS-Keeping HouseSCNCSC
Laura BillingsleyWF14daughterS-ALALAL
Franklin BillingsleyWM9sonS-ALALAL

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - George Franklin Billingsley - Household

3rd Precinct Tecumseh, Cherokee, Alabama, USA

George Franklin BillingsleyheadWMJan 187228M11--ALSCSCFarmer
Ann wifeWFOct 187524M1154ALALAL
Henry C. BillingsleysonWMApr 18919S---ALALAL
Earl BillingsleysonWMOct 18936S---ALALAL
Meral F. BillingsleysonWMJun 18972S---ALALAL
George L. BillingsleysonWMApr 19001mS---ALALAL
Mary Minerva BradfordmotherWFApr 185149W---SCNCSC

Notes: Mother Mary is Widowed

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