Arthur Tillman Demoss

1896–1955 (Age 58)
Plain Dealing, Bossier, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Arthur Tillman

When Arthur Tillman Demoss was born on 31 October 1896, in Plain Dealing, Bossier, Louisiana, United States, his father, George Washington Demoss, was 42 and his mother, Carrie Lenora Allen, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Tally Beatrice Chanler. He lived in Ward Three, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 5 September 1955, in Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 58.

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Arthur Tillman Demoss
Tally Beatrice Chanler
Jewel Henrietta Demoss

Spouse & Children



  • Jewel Henrietta Demoss


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1888–1959Male

  • Allie B Demoss


  • Eva O Demoss


  • Arrie E. DeMoss


  • Male1896–1955Male

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

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

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur T Demasa in household of Geo W Demasa, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur T Demoss in household of Charles W Batchelder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tillman Demoss in household of George Demoss, "United States Census, 1900"

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