Carl Edward (Cotton) Billingsly

Carl Edward (Cotton) Billingsly

Male 1913 - 1974  (61 years)
Road Construction Laborer

   Has 110 ancestors and 7 descendants in this family tree.



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  • Name Carl Edward (Cotton) Billingsly 
    Gender Male 
    Born 25 Apr 1913  Spokane, Christian Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 4 May 1974  Steelton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Baldwin Cemetery - Steelton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military World War II 
    Occupation Road Construction Laborer  [4
    Residence
    • MO>PA>TX>PA
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I538  All Data
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Robert Waldo Billingsly,   b. 14 Nov 1887, Spokane, Christian Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1962, Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Letha Mae Pryer,   b. 5 Nov 1883, Wakarusa Twp., Douglas Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1946, Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1909  Spokane, Christian Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Yonka Petroff,   b. 14 Jan 1910, Belgrade, Macedonia, Yugoslavia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 2007, Camp Hill, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1943  Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Robert Michael (Bobby) Billingsly,   b. 29 Feb 1952, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 2018, Dillsburg, York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1913 - Spokane, Christian Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1943 - Springfield, Greene Co., Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1974 - Steelton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Baldwin Cemetery - Steelton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Billingsly, Carl E (1)
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    Letha (Pryer) Billingsly Family & Robinson cousins
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    Billingsly, Carl E & Yonka Petroff
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    1931 Spokane Seniors
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    Billingsly, Carl & Yonka Petroff Family
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    1930 Spokane Student Body
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    1931 Spokane Basketball Team
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • Info provided by Hazel (Billingsly) Magers of Harrisburg, PA - Marriage Notice in "Springfield Newspaper" 8 July 1943 -- Carl was stationed in NY during WWII but became ill; he was given an honorable discharge -- Hazel gave his middle name as Edwin; Army discharge papers gave name as Edward -- Carl lived at Harrisburg, PA in 1945, 1946, 1962; lived in TX in 1944 -- Cotton lived at Steelton, PA in 1965 -- Carl unmarried and living with parents in 1940

  • Sources 
    1. [S49091] 1920, 1930 Christian Co., MO Census.

    2. [S807] Info provided by Hazel Magers, New Cumberland, PA --.

    3. [S808] Info provided by Hazel Magers, New Cumberland, PA.

    4. [S49092] 1940 Christian Co., MO Census.

    5. [S21751] Family Bible of John F. Pryer -- 1930 Christian Co., MO Census --.

    6. [S21752] Notice of application for license in a Springfield, MO Newspaper, 8 July 1943.