James A. Billman

Brief Life History of James A.

James A. Billman was born on 10 November 1872, in Summit Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States as the son of John Billman and Hannah J Hamilton. He married Minerva Elizabeth Keyser on 28 February 1900, in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States. He lived in Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Center Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 27 December 1960, in Kelloggsville, Monroe Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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James A. Billman
Hallie Alberta Thornberry
Marriage: 12 November 1947

Sources (16)

  • Jame A Billinan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jas. A. Billman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • James A. Billman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Billmann: variant of Bellmann , or a habitational name denoting a dweller by the Bille river near Hamburg.

Americanized form of Swiss German Bielmann (see Bielman ).

English (East Anglia): possibly an occupational name for someone who made or used billhooks. Compare Biller .

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

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