Billy Joe Ables

1934–23 February 2015 (Age 81)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Billy Joe

When Billy Joe Ables was born in 1934, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Amos E Ables, was 36 and his mother, Dessia A Rhodes, was 37. He died on 23 February 2015, in Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Amos E Ables
1898–1982
Dessia A Rhodes
1897–1990
Mary Theresa Ables
1919–2005
Amos Elmer Ables
1927–2005
Eugene Ables
1929–1997
Billy Joe Ables
1934–2015

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 7

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. 
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 22

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: derivative of Abel , meaning ‘son or servant of someone called Abel’.2 Possibly a respelling of German Abels .

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

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