Herbert Blake Killion

7 June 1895–21 January 1954 (Age 58)
Table Grove, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Herbert Blake

When Herbert Blake Killion was born on 7 June 1895, in Table Grove, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert William Killion, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Uriah Hood, was 29. He married Harriet Gosick in 1915, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Farmers Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Vermont, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 21 January 1954, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Herbert Blake Killion
Harriet Gosick
Marriage: 1915
Robert Killion
Frances Carol Killion

Spouse and Children

Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings







    Arthur Cullen Killion




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Killeen , found chiefly in Westmeath and Roscommon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Killion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert B Killion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Killion in household of Robert Killion, "United States Census, 1900"

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