The Shemwell Family

Henry Hugh BillingsleyAge: 62 years18201882

Name
Henry Hugh Billingsley
Given names
Henry Hugh
Surname
Billingsley
Birth about 1820 27 23
MarriageAnn CollinsView this family
unknown

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Billingsley
about 1820
Birth of a brotherAndrew Billingsley
1821 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterMary A Billingsley
1823 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Bohaney Billingsley Jr.
1824 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Billingsley
1827 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 12 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a sisterMartha Ann Billingsley
estimated 1833 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherMadison Billingsley
1834 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 15 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a brotherWilliam Billingsley
about 1839 (Age 19 years)
MarriageMary Minerva BradfordView this family
February 8, 1844 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1James N Billingsley
estimated 1844 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Andrew Billingsley
estimated 1845 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 26 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#3Sarah J Billingsley
estimated 1849 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ann Billingsley
estimated 1852 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5John R Billingsley
1854 (Age 34 years)
Death of a wifeAnn Collins
1854 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Tennessee Billingsley
1857 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 37 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary L Billingsley
about 1859 (Age 39 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Billingsley
1859 (Age 39 years)
Military
Civil War
between 1861 and 1865 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Barbara Billingsley
March 16, 1861 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 41 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a grandson
#1Edward Alfred
1865 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a daughter
#9Laura A Billingsley
April 7, 1866 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 47 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 47 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 49 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a fatherJames Bohaney Billingsley
before 1870 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childAndrew BillingsleyDorothy View this family
about 1870 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph SparksSarah J BillingsleyView this family
1870 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherElijah Billingsley
1870 (Age 50 years)
Census September 25, 1870 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a son
#10George Franklin Billingsley
January 1872 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Alice W Sparks
1872 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Rosela Billingsley
1874 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4George W Sparks
1875 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Minerva Billingsley
1876 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William R Sparks
1878 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 58 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a grandson
#7Hugh Ginshaw Billingsley
1879 (Age 59 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 60 years)
Death about 1882 (Age 62 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1818
1 year
elder brother
Elijah Billingsley
Birth: 1818 25 21South Carolina, United States
Death: 1870Alabama, United States
3 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
7 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
6 years
younger brother
Family with Ann Collins - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
2 years
son
5 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
Family with Mary Minerva Bradford - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 8, 1844South Carolina, United States
14 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
Barbara Billingsley
Birth: March 16, 1861 41 29South Carolina, United States
Death: March 16, 1944Polk, Georgia, United States
5 years
daughter
6 years
son

Henry Hugh Billingsley has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Henry Hugh Billingsley - Household

Cherokee, Alabama

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Billingsley, Hughhead51MWFarmerSC
Bradford, Manervawife40FWKeeps HouseSC
Billingsley, Annedaughter18FWSC
Billingsley, Johnson16MWWorks on FarmSC
Billingsley, Tennesseeson13MWSC
Billingsley, Marydaughter11FWSC
Billingsley, Barbarydaughter9FWSC
Billingsley, Lauradaughter5FWAL

Barbary is listed as male? -b

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Henry Hugh Billingsley - Household

Township 12 Range 11 Cherokee, Alabama, USA

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Henry BillingsleyWM54headS-FarmerSCSCSC
Minerva BillingsleyWF50wifeS-Keeping HouseSCNCSC
Laura BillingsleyWF14daughterS-ALALAL
Franklin BillingsleyWM9sonS-ALALAL