Amos B Billings

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

The Life Summary 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

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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 14
Historical Boundaries: 1825: Warren, Illinois, United States
1832 · The Black Hawk War
Age 21
Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bill .

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

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Sources (11)

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

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