George Cecil Billings

Brief Life History of George Cecil

When George Cecil Billings was born on 29 March 1900, in Jensen, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Nelson Billings, was 47 and his mother, Alice Elvira Orser, was 34. He married Zella May Perry on 16 August 1938, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Uintah, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 4 March 1991, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Cecil Billings
1900–1991
Zella May Perry
1904–1989
Marriage: 16 August 1938
Alfred Billings
1939–1939
Billings
1941–1941
Blenda Billings
1942–1995

Sources (53)

  • Cecil Billings, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • George Cecil Billings, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

1924 · World War I Monument dedicated

The WWI monument is dedicated to the fallen soldiers who participated in the confrontation, in 1924.

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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Mission to the Tahitian Mission

George Cecil Billings served his mission in the Tahitian Mission from 1920-1923. He was called from Vernal, Uintah, Utah at the age of 20.

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