George Burton. ( Bert) Childress

20 February 1887–3 March 1947 (Age 60)
Fisk, Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life of George Burton. ( Bert)

When George Burton. ( Bert) Childress was born on 20 February 1887, in Fisk, Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, Hugh Martin Childress, was 26 and his mother, Dana Mason, was 25. He married Lula M.. Medley on 18 February 1906, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 3 March 1947, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Maple Hill, Madison, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Burton. ( Bert) Childress
Lula M.. Medley
Marriage: 18 February 1906
Claude Cleveland Childress

Spouse and Children

18 February 1906
Madison, Alabama, United States


    Claude Cleveland Childress


Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Martin Childress


    Dana Mason




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 8

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

George Bert

!BIRTH:Death Cert;Bureau of Vital Stats.;State Dept.of Public Health; Montgomery,AL WW1 registration !MARRIAGE:Marriage Records;Madison Co.AL he was 19 she 15 !DEATH:Death Cert;Bureau …

Sources (3)

  • Bert Childress, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bert G Childress, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George B Childress in household of Hugh M Childress, "United States Census, 1910"

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