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
1892–1974
Maria Chodolak
1893–1967
Marriage: 24 January 1914
William Michael Billows
1915–2003
John W Billows
1920–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1914
Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    William Michael Billows

    Male1915–2003Male

    Male1920–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

    Basil Bilous

    Male1850–1918Male

    Karolina Pichurska

    Female1850–1918Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1880–1880Male

    Matthew Bilous

    Male1882–Male

    Maria Bilous

    Female1886–1918Female

    Female1889–1965Female

    Male1892–1974Male

+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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