Claude Duval Billings

Male25 February 1893–25 May 1979

Brief Life History of Claude Duval

When Claude Duval Billings was born on 25 February 1893, in Fremont, Piute, Utah, United States, his father, Alonzo Billings, was 31 and his mother, Parna Ann Keele, was 31. He married Lydia Workman on 7 June 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1895 and lived in Wayne, Utah, United States in 1900 and Delta, Millard, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 May 1979, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Duval Billings
Lydia Workman
Marriage: 7 June 1917
Claudia Billings
Mary Billings
Alonzo Claude Billings
Lenora Billings
Evan Abram Billings
Lydia Ava Billings

Sources (44)

  • Claude D Billings, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Claud D Billings in entry for Frank J Sutherland and Claudia Billings, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Claude D Billings in entry for Evan A Billings, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1917Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1905: Millard, Utah, United States

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): variant of Billing , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elder "Biligi" in Tonga

    Elder Claude D. Billings, lovingly referred to by Tongans as "Elder Biligi" (center) is pictured here with two other missionaries. Many Tongan members resided in the Independence Missouri Ward when …

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