John Earl Stillings

9 September 1914–8 April 1945 (Age 30)
Wilcox, Conecuh, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of John Earl

When John Earl Stillings was born on 9 September 1914, in Wilcox, Conecuh, Alabama, United States, his father, William Thomas Stillings, was 34 and his mother, Laura Ellen Ghent, was 32. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 8 April 1945, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Stillings
1880–1937
Laura Ellen Ghent
1882–1920
William Roland Stillings
1903–1982
Clifford Ghent Stillings
1908–1958
Robert Blake Stillings
1912–1991
John Earl Stillings
1914–1945

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 2
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment
Age 3
The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 9
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German (Westphalia): patronymic from a short form of Stillo, from a Germanic personal name formed with stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, ‘mute’ as the first element.2 Possibly English, an altered form of Stilling, a Cumbrian surname of unexplained etymology.

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

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