Joe Willie Fillip

1885–1971 (Age 85)
Moravia, Czechoslovakia

The Life of Joe Willie

Joe Willie Fillip was born on 15 September 1885, in Moravia, Czechoslovakia as the son of Joseph Fillip. He married Angelina Janie Bordovsky on 13 October 1914, in Falls, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Falls, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 7 May 1971, in Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joe Willie Fillip
Angelina Janie Bordovsky
Marriage: 13 October 1914
Velesta May Fillip
George Fillip
Woodrow Wilson Fillip
Eugene Fillips

Spouse & Children

13 October 1914
Falls, Texas, United States


  • Velesta May Fillip


  • George Fillip


  • Male1919–2010Male

  • Eugene Fillips


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Fillip




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McKillip .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe W Fillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph W Phillip, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J W Fillip, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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