Henry Billam

Male14 September 1799–1876

Brief Life History of Henry

Henry Billam was born on 14 September 1799, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Hanna Sophia Wells. He lived in Southwark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died in 1876, at the age of 77.

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Henry Billam
Hanna Sophia Wells
Thomas Billam
William Billam
Sarah Billam
Caroline Billam
Samuel Wells Billam
James Rogers Billam
Emma Billam

Sources (6)

  • Henry Bellam, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Billam in entry for S. W. Billam, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Henry Bellam, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 2

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 21

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English: see Bilham .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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