Bonnie Lou Shillings

16 April 1911–16 October 1979 (Age 68)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bonnie Lou

When Bonnie Lou Shillings was born on 16 April 1911, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, Roscoe Elmer Shillings, was 28 and her mother, Mary Edna McAnally, was 23. She married Charles Thomas Hawn on 14 March 1926, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 1, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 16 October 1979, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Roane, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant John Breazeale
1913–1976
Bonnie Lou Shillings
1911–1979
Marriage: 10 April 1931
Ples John Breazeale II
1932–1991
Carl Wilford Breazeale
1934–1951
Mary Ellen Breazeale
1938–2000
Donald Lee Breazeale
1941–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1931
Roane, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Ples John Breazeale II

    Male1932–1991Male

    Carl Wilford Breazeale

    Male1934–1951Male

    Mary Ellen Breazeale

    Female1938–2000Female

    Donald Lee Breazeale

    Male1941–1941Male

Parents and Siblings

    Roscoe Elmer Shillings

    Male1883–1929Male

    Female1887–1966Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1929

Age 18

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the German surname Schillings, a Rhineland variant of Schilling .

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

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Story Highlight

Word of mouth

Once sewed her husband Pleasant into a quilt & beat him with a cast iron skillet because he was a mean drunk & she had enough.

Sources (3)

  • Bonnie Shillings in household of Ries Shillings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lena Haun in household of Charles Haun, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonnie Breazeale in entry for Mary Ellen Breazeale Trentham, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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