Billy Douglas Spencer

12 February 1929–19 September 2003 (Age 74)
Countyline, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Billy Douglas

When Billy Douglas Spencer was born on 12 February 1929, in Countyline, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Percivil D Spencer, was 21 and his mother, Ione Courington, was 20. He married Virginia Leona Geiken on 15 July 1949, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Graham, Carter, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 19 September 2003, in Truth or Consequences, Sierra, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Truth or Consequences, Sierra, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Billy Douglas Spencer
1929–2003
Virginia Leona Geiken
1930–
Marriage: 15 July 1949
Billy C Spencer
1950–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 July 1949
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
children

(1)

    Billy C Spencer

    Male1950–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Percivil D Spencer

    Male1907–1989Male

    Female1908–1996Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1930 · Carlsbad Caverns Established

Age 1

Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, New Mexico, became a National Park on May 14, 1930. Tourists can explore the caverns through guided and self-guided tours. In the 1960's, an amphitheater opened and started where tourists can sit and watch as the bats exit the cave for the night. The only part of the caverns that is off limits to tourists is where the bats come out.
1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

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

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Billie W Spencer in household of Percy Spencer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Billie D. Spencer, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Bill D Spencer, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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