When Hannah Billing was born on 24 February 1754, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Captain Fellows Billings, was 50 and her mother, Mary Eastman, was 41. She married Elisha Dickinson on 23 December 1781, in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 April 1829, at the age of 75, and was buried in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.
English: either a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Billing, derived from Old English bil ‘sword’, or a habitational name from Great and Little Billing in Northamptonshire, meaning ‘(settlement of) the followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Bill(a) or Bȳdel’.
German: from an ancient Germanic personal name, formed with a cognate of Old Saxon bīl ‘sword’.
Danish and Norwegian: from an Old Danish personal name of uncertain origin.
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