Smith Jesse Bills

25 January 1835–16 December 1902 (Age 67)
Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Smith Jesse

When Smith Jesse Bills was born on 25 January 1835, in Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Stephen Bills, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Honeysett Smith, was 25. He married Maria Brydges about 1860, in Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Macedon, Wayne, New York, United States in 1892. He died on 16 December 1902, in Macedon, Macedon, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Macedon, Macedon, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Smith Jesse Bills
Maria Brydges
Marriage: about 1860
Schuyler L. Bills
Charles Henry Bills
Frank J. Bills
Smith W. Bills
George R. Bills
Lida C. Bills

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1860Wayne, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): variant of Bill 1 and 2, with, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Dutch: from bijl ‘axe’, used to denote someone who made or used axes.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Smith Bills in household of Stephen Bills, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Smith J. Bills in entry for Smith W. Bills and Carrie L. Northrop, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Smith J Bills, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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