James Isaac Billings

2 February 1857–20 March 1942 (Age 85)
Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of James Isaac

When James Isaac Billings was born on 2 February 1857, in Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Billings, was 38 and his mother, Lucy York, was 35. He married Anna Christensen on 21 September 1887. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 March 1942, at the age of 85, and was buried in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Isaac Billings
Anna Christensen
Marriage: 21 September 1887
Ola Mae Billings
Lucy Anna Billings
Ruth Dorothy Billings
Orlo James Billings
Ella Belle Billings
Roy Omar Billings

Spouse and Children

21 September 1887


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 10

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Billings in household of John Billings, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Bellins in household of John Bellins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James J Billings, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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