Melvin Virgil Stills

Melvin Virgil Stills (1902 - 1978)

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Melvin Virgil (Virgil) "Budge" Stills
Born in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of , , [private son (1930s - unknown)] and
Died in Crystal Lake, Polk, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2012
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Contents

Biography

Timeline

2 Feb 1902 BIRTH: Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee.[1]

30 Jun 1930 Marriage: Greene County, Tennessee. Melvin Virgil Stills. [citation needed]

1 Apr 1931 Birth: Della Elva Stills. [2]

21 Nov 1932 Birth: Maynard Ivan Stills[3]

24 Nov 1934 Birth: Melvin Ross Stills [citation needed]

9 Sep 1936 Birth: Elizabeth Jewell Stills [citation needed]

16 Aug 1978 DEATH: Crystal Lake, Polk, Florida, Senile Dementia[4][5]

Aug 1978 BURIAL: [6]

Occupation

Sharecropping Farmer, Tobacco


  • Fact: Residence (1910) Civil District 2, Greene, Tennessee
  • Fact: Residence (1920) Civil District 9, Greene, Tennessee
  • Fact: Residence (16 April 1930) District 9, Greene, Tennessee
  • Fact: Residence (1 Apr 1940) Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1945) Polk, Florida
  • Fact: Residence (1947) 214 Carver, Lakeland, Florida, USA
  • Fact: Residence (1947) 214 Carver, Lakeland, Florida, USA
  • Fact: Residence (1956) 1806 Josephine, Lakeland, Florida, USA
  • Fact: Residence (1957 - 1978) 1816 W Hickory St, Lakeland, FL, 33815-4058
  • Fact: Residence (1960) 1816 W Hickory St, Lakeland, FL, 33815-4058
  • Fact: Residence Auburndale, Polk, Florida, USA
  • Fact: Burial (22 August 1978) Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States


Sources

  1. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Tennessee Delayed Birth Records, 1869–1909. Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives.
  2. "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6GW-Z4D : 8 December 2014), Virgil Stills in entry for (Elva) Stills, 01 Apr 1931; citing Greene County, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,407.
  3. "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6GW-ZPY : 8 December 2014), Virgil M. Stills in entry for (Maynard) Stills, 21 Nov 1932; citing Greene County, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 944,407.
  4. Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
  5. Ancestry.com. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
  6. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVKY-HJSS : accessed 26 May 2016), Melvin Virgil Stills, 1978; Burial, Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States of America, Oak Hill Burial Park; citing record ID 55404362, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGF5-K4R : accessed 26 May 2016), Virgil Stills in household of Smith A Stills, Civil District 2, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 68, sheet 7B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,514.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNP5-WL6 : accessed 26 May 2016), Melvin V Stills in household of Smith A Stills, Civil District 9, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 2A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,741.
  • "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP49-7KZ : accessed 26 May 2016), Virgil M Stills in entry for Smith A Stills, 1930.
  • Source: S5 Abbreviation: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Title: Ancestry.com, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data - Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashvill)
  • Source Information, Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
  • "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4HS-PY5 : accessed 06 Sep 2014), Virgil M Stills, Midway, Civil District 19, Greene, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 30-28, sheet 11A, family 192, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3896.
  • "Florida State Census, 1945," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNN2-GNG : accessed 26 May 2016), Virgil Stills, Lakeland, Polk, Florida; citing line 37, State Archives, Tallahassee; FHL microfilm 2,425,207.


DNA Confirmation

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and Amy Frittz bighornsaddle1, first cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 1st - 2nd Cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Maynard Stills and Amy Frittz bighornsaddle1), first cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Possible range: 1st - 2nd Cousins; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Michael Stills and Keni Bounds . Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: Third Cousins; Confidence: Extremely High with 94 centimorgans shared across 3 DNA segments.


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Memories: 1

On 15 Dec 2017 Michael Stills wrote:

Middle name of "Budge": As told to my by Uncle Ross Stills.

"When Virgil's younger sister tried to pronouce his name she pronouced it "Budgel." It was later shortened to Budge and was his nickname ever since."



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Smith Alexander Stills Family

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Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy
Letter to Michael Stills from Grandmother Bertha McCoy

Melvin Virgil Stills and Family
Melvin Virgil Stills and Family

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