Virgil Stills
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Melvin Virgil Stills (1902 - 1978)

Melvin Virgil (Virgil) "Budge" Stills
Born in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Jun 1930 in Greene, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of , , [private son (1930s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1930s - 2010s)]
Died in Crystal Lake, Polk, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2012
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Biography

Melvin Virgil Stills was born at Greeneville, Tennessee, 2 February 1902, son of Smith Alexander Stills and Izar Della Lowery[1] and died at Crystal Lake, Florida, 16 August 1978.[2][3]

Virgil married at Greeneville, Tennessee, 30 June 1930, Bertha Naomi McCoy [citation needed] born at Greeneville, Tennessee, 20 Apr 1909 and died at Valrico, Hillsborough, Florida, 23 May 2003, daughter of Charles McCoy and Julia Bell Davis.

The children of Melvin Virgil Stills and Bertha Naomi McCoy were:

1. Elva Della Stills, born at Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, 1 Apr 1931.[4][5] She married at (Location), (Date), William Bledsoe, born at (Location), (Date), son of (Unknown Father) and (Unknown Mother). [citation needed]

2. Maynard Ivan Stills, born at Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, 21 Nov 1932. [6]He married at Montebello, Los Angeles, California, 27 December 1958, Martha Louise Culp[5] [6], born at Canton, Stark, Ohio, 11 June 1933 and died at Evergreen, Jefferson, Colorado, 3 March 2017, daughter of Blaine Merle and Hazel Evangeline (Nelson) Culp.[citation needed]

3. Melvin Ross Stills, born at Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, 24 Nov 1934. Still living (21 June 2019).[citation needed]

4. Elizabeth Jewell Stills, born at Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, 9 Sep 1936 and died at Florida, 10 February 2012. She married 1st, (Husband still living, 21 June 2019).[citation needed]

Timeline

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BIRTH: 2 Feb 1902, Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee[7]

  • 1910 Residence Civil District 2, Greene, Tennessee. [8]
  • 1920 Residence Civil District 9, Greene, Tennessee. [9]
  • 16 April 1930 Residence District 9, Greene, Tennessee. [10]

MARRIAGE: 30 Jun 1930, Greene County, Tennessee. Bertha Naomi McCoy. [citation needed]

  • 1 Apr 1931 Birth of daughter, Elva Della Stills
  • 21 Nov 1932, Birth of Son, Maynard Ivan Stills
  • 24 Nov 1934, Birth of Son, Melvin Ross Stills
  • 9 Sep 1936 Birth of Daughter, Elizabeth Jewell Stills
  • 1 Apr 1940 Residence Greene, Tennessee, United States. [11]
  • 1945 Residence Polk, Florida. [12]
  • 1947 Residence 214 Carver, Lakeland, Florida, USA
  • 1956 Residence 1806 Josephine, Lakeland, Florida, USA
  • 1957 - 1978 Residence 1816 W Hickory St, Lakeland, FL, 33815-4058
  • 1960 Residence 1816 W Hickory St, Lakeland, FL, 33815-4058
  • Residence Auburndale, Polk, Florida, USA

DEATH: 16 Aug 1978 Crystal Lake, Polk, Florida, Senile Dementia[13][14]

BURIAL: 22 Aug 1978 Lakeland, Polk, Florida [15]

Occupation

Sharecropping Farmer, Tobacco

Research Notes

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  • Obtain Birth Evidence and Record (Perhaps a Church Record)
  • Obtain Marriage Evidence and Record (Civil Record not found, Perhaps a Church Record)
  • Obtain Evidence of Child's/Children's Birth

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. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. "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.
  5. 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.
  6. "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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. "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.
  10. "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.
  11. "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.
  12. "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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. "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.

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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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."

posted 15 Dec 2017 by Michael Stills   [thank Michael]
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