Billy Alvin Dilling

6 December 1927–22 August 1968 (Age 40)
Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Billy Alvin

When Billy Alvin Dilling was born on 6 December 1927, in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Marvin Henderson Dilling, was 26 and his mother, Edna Mae Gibson, was 23. He died on 22 August 1968, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 40.

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Billy Alvin Dilling
Mary C Ford

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World Events (3)

Age 2
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
Age 4
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens
Age 32
High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain derivation; it may be from Dylling ‘son of Dylla’, or from dylling ‘the dull one’.2 German: metronymic from the female personal name Dilli, in Westphalia a pet form of Ottilie.3 German: variant of Dillinger .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Billy A Dilling in household of Marvin H Dilling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Billy A Dilling in entry for Mary Ellen Dilling, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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