Russell C Bickley

Brief Life History of Russell C

When Russell C Bickley was born on 17 September 1897, in Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Elias Bickley, was 37 and his mother, Clemmie Orah Shivers, was 25. He married Mavor Elver Baton on 23 October 1926, in Gregg, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pirtle, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 8, Rusk, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 October 1994, in Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Pirtle Baptist Cemetery, Rusk, Texas, United States.

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Russell C Bickley
1897–1994
Mavor Elver Baton
1907–2008
Marriage: 23 October 1926
Clemmie Belle Bickley
1928–2022

Sources (20)

  • Russell Bickley in household of Joseph Bickley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell C Bickley, "Texas, Gregg County, Marriage Records, 1873-2017"
  • Russell Bickley, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Bickley, in Worcestershire, Cheshire, North Yorkshire, and Kent, or Bickleigh in Devon, all of which are possibly named with an Old English personal name Bicca + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The first element could alternatively be an Old English word, bic ‘pointed ridge’.

Americanized form of German Bickler or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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