CLINE, William Walker "Bill"
- Born: 5 Dec 1896, , , Texas, USA 1
- Marriage (1): GRAHAM, Pearl  about 1920
- Marriage (2): SPANN, Ora Lee  on 18 Aug 1928 in Upshur county, Texas
- Died: 18 Nov 1980, Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA at age 83 2
- Buried: Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA, Lakeview Memorial Gardens
Find a Grave ID: 22244923.
He married Pearl and she died shortly after their first child, Billy was born. Apparently they were living near Mt. Calm, because Pearl is buried there in the Mt. Calm Cemetery.
He then married Ora Spann, sister to Emmett Spann, husband to Blanche, Bill's sister. They lived in the Spring Hill area, Gregg County, Texas.
Noted events in his life were:
- 14 Jun 1900 he appeared as Willie Cline, son, age 3, born Dec 1896 in Texas on the census in Farmersville, Collin County, Texas USA. 3
- 29 Apr 1910 he appeared as Willie Cline, son, age 13, born abt 1897 in Texas on the census in Hopewell, Smith County, Texas, USA. 4
- 5 Jun 1918 WW I Draft Registration: Will Cline, age 21, born Dec 5, 1896 in Texas, white natural born citizen, , Smith County, Texas. 5 Present address: Route 3, Lindale, Texas
Present Occupation: Farmer: Self-employed; Dependent solely on your support: No; Single; Medium height and medium build; Brown eyes and Brown hair; Not bald; No disabilities;
Local Board for Smith County, Texas
- Military: World War I. "Bill" Cline is the one in the middle.
- I've not identified him on the 1920 census yet.
- 8 Apr 1930 he appeared as Bill Clines, age 35 HOH, renting, Farming, born in Texas, age 20 at first marriage, can read, write & speak English, Veteran of WW I on the census in Harrison County, Texas. 6 ED 6, Household #161, 8 Apr 1930, Pct 4
- 9 May 1940 he appeared as Bill Cline, HOH, age 42, born in Texas, renting home at $5 monthly, working as a laborer in Electrical Construction on the census in Gregg County, Texas. 7 Spring Hill Highway Off 80 Family 586 They were living in the Rural area, Harrison county, Texas in 1935. Living with he and his family is Robert L. Cline, his father age 71.
- 18 Nov 1980, Texas Death Index: Will Cline, male, Gregg County, Texas. 8
- 18 Nov 1980, Death Certificate: Will Walker Cline, white married male, age 83 born 5 Dec 1896 in Oklahoma [WWI records and census records show he was born in Texas.], Gregg County, Texas. 9 Residence: Rt. 4, 2 miles N. on Highway 303, Longview, Texas
Occupation: self-employed as a Cement Contractor
Father: Robert E. Lee Cline
Mother: Ida Daniels
Informant: Bobby J. Cline (son)
Cemetery: Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Longview, Texas
- Nov 1980. Social Security Death Index: Will Cline, 10 Last Residence: 71107 Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States of America
Born: 5 Dec 1895 Last Benefit: 71107 Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States of America
Died: Nov 1980
State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951)
- Burial records-findagrave: William Walker "Bill" Cline, Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Longview, Gregg, Texas. 11 Information submitted by Syble Cline Glasscock on Oct 16, 2007, tombstone photo added by Danny Grizzle and with permission I add it here. Memorial# 22244923
Robert E. Lee Cline (1868 - 1958)
Ida F. Daniel Cline (1874 - 1953)
Pearl Graham Cline (1904 - 1923)
Ora Lee Spann Cline (1902 - 1990)*
Willie Royle Cline (1923 - 1973)*
Bobby Joe Cline (1931 - 2004)*
Pearl Cline Harris (1894 - 1969)*
William Walker Cline (1896 - 1980)
Irene Cline Fleming (1901 - 1985)*
Claude Cline (1904 - 1986)*
Blanche Cline Spann (1908 - 1984)*
Helen Louise Cline McDowell (1912 - 2002)*
William married Pearl GRAHAM  about 1920. (Pearl GRAHAM  was born on 7 Feb 1904, died on 10 Nov 1923 in Mount Calm, Hill, Texas, USA and was buried in Mt. Calm Cemetery, Limestone County, Texas, USA.)
3/29/2007 from their grandson, Bobby. "Syble, My Grandmother's maiden name was Graham. She met Grandpa Cline when he was in Mount Calm to pick cotton.
[On the 1930 census, he states he was age 20 at first marriage, which would have been 1916, I've not located a marriage record for him and Pearl.]
William next married Ora Lee SPANN , daughter of James Augustus SPANN and Frances Marilyn WHITE, on 18 Aug 1928 in Upshur county, Texas. (Ora Lee SPANN  was born on 1 Jan 1902 in , Upshur County, Texas, USA, died on 9 Sep 1990 in Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA 2 and was buried in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Longview, Gregg, Texas.)