Amos B Billings

10 January 1811–11 February 1888 (Age 77)
Lewis, New York, United States

The Life of Amos B

When Amos B Billings was born on 10 January 1811, in Lewis, New York, United States, his father, Justus Billings, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Allis, was 39. He married Eleanor Maria Mott about 1840, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tompkins Township, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Kirkwood, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 11 February 1888, in Henderson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kirkwood, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos B Billings
Eleanor Maria Mott
Marriage: about 1840
Amelia Annette Billings
Ellen J Billings
Emmaline L. Billings
Mary L Billings
Theodore Justus Billings
Alfred E. Billings

Spouse and Children


    Eleanor Maria Mott


about 1840
New York, United States


    Amelia Annette Billings



    Emmaline L. Billings


    Mary L Billings


    Theodore Justus Billings


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Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 7

Illinois is the 21st state.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 21

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Billings, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amos Billings, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amos B Billings, "United States Census, 1860"

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