Bill McGough

20 December 1926–29 August 2014 (Age 87)
Carbon Hill, Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Bill

When Bill McGough was born on 20 December 1926, in Carbon Hill, Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, John William McGough, was 36 and his mother, Fannie Emeline Turbyfill, was 37. He married Frances Magdeline Boteler in June 1944. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 5 Carbon Hill, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 29 August 2014, in Jenks, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Bill McGough
Frances Magdeline Boteler
Marriage: June 1944
Frances Elizabeth McGough

Spouse and Children

June 1944


    Frances Elizabeth McGough


Parents and Siblings



    Sally McGough


    Mary Helen McGough



World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 15

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 23

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eochadha, a patronymic from the personal name Eochaidh, variant Eachaidh, ‘horseman’, a derivative of each ‘horse’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bill Mc Gough Jr. in household of W M Mc Gough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Billy Mcgaugh in household of W M Mcgaugh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bill NULL NULL McGough, "Find A Grave Index"

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