John Billows Or Bilous

13 February 1892–21 September 1974 (Age 82)
Ternopil, Ukraine, Soviet Union

The Life of John

When John Billows Or Bilous was born on 13 February 1892, in Ternopil, Ukraine, Soviet Union, his father, Basil Bilous, was 42 and his mother, Karolina Pichurska, was 42. He married Maria Chodolak on 24 January 1914, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 21 September 1974, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Billows Or Bilous
Maria Chodolak
Marriage: 24 January 1914
William Michael Billows
John W Billows

Spouse and Children

24 January 1914
Wayne, Michigan, United States


    William Michael Billows



Parents and Siblings

    Basil Bilous


    Karolina Pichurska





    Matthew Bilous


    Maria Bilous




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1911 · The Murray Library

Age 19

The Murray Library was founded on January 6, 1911. The Murray Library was one of twenty-three libraries in Utah built with money donated by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of bellows. See Bellow .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Billows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Bilous, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Billows in entry for William Billows, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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