William H. Billups

27 September 1888–13 February 1937 (Age 48)
Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Billups was born on 27 September 1888, in Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, his father, Jordan Billups, was 34 and his mother, Sallie Walton Billups, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Callie Jackson. He lived in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1937. His occupation is listed as boiler maker helper railr. in Washington Park, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. He died on 13 February 1937, in Washington Park, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Centreville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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William H. Billups
Callie Jackson
Charles Henri Billups

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 14

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Billups in household of Jordan Billups, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Cosby in entry for Willie Billips Or Billups and Susie Mae Cosby, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William H. Billups, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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