Looking for information on a man named William (Bill) James Greenwell. Married at least 2 times. Had a son, "Billy" with 1st wife. :: FamilyTreeCircles.com Genealogy
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Looking for information on a man named William (Bill) James Greenwell. Married at least 2 times. Had a son, "Billy" with 1st wife.

Query by DebbieKay

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on 2015-08-21 02:12:57

DebbieKay , from Orange County, CA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Aug 2015.

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by tonkin on 2015-08-21 03:25:01

Welcome DebbieKay.

To assist with record searches it would help if you included Billy's year and place of birth, including Billy's correct birth name. Mother's name may also help with record searches depending on country of birth.

The two marriage details for William (Bill) James GREENWELL may also assist with tracking him down. The more details you give will assist other members willing to assist you with research.

by DebbieKay on 2015-08-21 05:53:02

Thank you for your suggestions. It's quite late now. I'll put in any other information I can locate on my next visit.
Again, thank you.

by DebbieKay on 2016-01-31 09:57:23

Yes, William ("Bill) James Greenwell is/was my birth father. He married his second wife, my mother Tena Davis in 1951 or 1952. Their first child was born on 10-17-1952 in Quantico, VA. Their second child (ME / Deborah Kay) was born on 11-17-1953 in Memphis, TN, Shelby, County. My birth certificate says he was 28 years old. It also says his profession was, "Welder." There were 2 more children born. One on 12-27-1956 and the second on 02-26-1958. Both born in Los Angeles, CA. I am sorry to say, I doubt that he is still living, but if so he would be about 90 yrs. of age.

He was a heavy drinker and was arrested more than once in Memphis and Los Angeles.

This is all I know. I have wondered all of my life about "Bill.". My mother has now passed so I feel it's now okay

by DebbieKay on 2016-01-31 10:01:01

to ask some questions without hurting anyone and maybe fill some of the emptiness I've always felt.

by familydetective on 2016-01-31 13:47:09

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

Name: William James Greenwell [states age 25]
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 15 Sep 1951
Marriage Place: Lauderdale, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: Miss Tena Winford Davis [states age 16]

This will give you a start he was born c 1925

by DebbieKay on 2016-01-31 20:32:37

Oh my gosh! Thank you so much!!! Hugs!

by DebbieKay on 2016-01-31 20:40:10

Can anyone else help me? Anything...
What do I do now?
Can anyone check the Los Angeles, CA police records? Possibly from the late 1950,s / early 1960's?
Thank You!!!

by DebbieKay on 2016-02-22 04:02:08

I fear I'm at a dead-end. :-(
I have given all the information I know.

Thank you to everyone that reached out to help me!
My best wishes to all of you!

Again, thank you!

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