William BILLINGS

Male 1629 - 1713  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name William BILLINGS  [1, 2, 3
    • WILLIAM BILLINGS, the progenitor of the Billings family of Stonington, Conn., came from Taunton, England and first appears in this country at Dorchester and Braintree, Mass., as we learn from Mr. Somersby, a distinguished genealogist of Massachusetts. He. m. Mary (family name and birth date not given), at Dorchester, Mass., Feb. 5, 1658. The time of his coming to Stonington is not certainly known, but his name appears here among the planters of Stonington. He built him a dwelling-house on Cosatuc Hill, where the site may still be seen. He became by grants and purchases a large land owner. Our records do not contain a list of his children, with their births., what is known of them is by his will. He d. in 1713. [1]
    Born Between 1628 and 1629  Taunton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1712/3  Cosatuc Hill, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Old Plain Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I06226  Main Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 

    Family Mary ?,   b. Abt 1635,   d. Between 1713 and 1718, Cosatuc Hill, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 05 Feb 1657/8  Dorchester, Boston Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. William BILLINGS,   b. 1660, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jun 1738, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ebenezer BILLINGS,   b. Abt 1662, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1727, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F02714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 Feb 1657/8 - Dorchester, Boston Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1712/3 - Cosatuc Hill, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9214] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connectict, Richard Anson Wheeler.

    2. [S03077] RootsWeb: World Connect - Chesebro' Genealogy @ RootsWeb by Larry Chesebro'.

    3. [S9101] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2017, Vol. 171 Spring.