Mary Billings

1 October 1754–11 September 1819 (Age 64)
Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Billings was born on 1 October 1754, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Elisha Billings, was 27 and her mother, Dorothy Belding, was 25. She married Joseph Thomas on 17 March 1774, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 11 September 1819, in Hardwick, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hardwick, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas
1748–1841
Mary Billings
1754–1819
Marriage: 17 March 1774
Isaac Thomas
1775–1778
Joseph Thomas
Polly Thomas
1777–
Isaac Thomas II
1779–
Sabra Thomas
1780–1856
Dolly Thomas
1785–1871
Susan Thomas
1787–1864
Benjamin Franklin Thomas
1791–1858
Elisha Billings Thomas
1792–1874
Diantha Thomas
1797–1838

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1774Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 22
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 22
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1789
    Age 35
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): variant of Billing , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Billing

    Sources (11)

    • Mary Billing, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Mary Billings, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Mary Thomas, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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