Eleazer Bill

Male24 February 1758–4 April 1851

Brief Life History of Eleazer

Eleazer Bill was born on 24 February 1758, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States. He married Elizabeth Cole on 27 May 1790. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 4 April 1851, in his hometown, at the age of 93, and was buried in Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Eleazer Bill
Elizabeth Cole
Marriage: 27 May 1790
Chester Bill
Josiah Bissel Bill
David Bill

Sources (3)

  • Eleazer Bill, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Eleazer Bill Family Bible
  • Eleazer Bill, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1790
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 18

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 23

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 25

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Bille or Bile, either a pet form of the female names Amabil and Sybil or a survival of Old English Bil or Old Norse Bildr.

    English: nickname from Middle English (Old English) bile ‘bill, beak (of a bird)’, perhaps used contemptuously of a person's nose or mouth. It may also be an occupational name from Middle English (Old English) bil(l) ‘bill(hook), pruning hook, halberd’, given perhaps to a user or maker of pruning hooks and similar implements. See Biller 5.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a promontory or headland, from Middle English bile, bille ‘beak’ (from Old English bile).

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

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