Descendants of Francis Billingsley

(The names of our ancestors are highlighted in red)

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. Francis1 Billingsley was born 1620 in Shropshire, England, and died 1684 in Calvert Co., Md.. He married Ann Unknown Abt. 1647 in Calvert Co., Md..

  Child of Francis Billingsley and Ann Unknown is:

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John2 Billingsley, born 1647 in Rotterdam, Holland;

  

Generation No. 2

 

2. John2 Billingsley (Francis1) was born 1647 in Rotterdam, Holland, and died Abt. 1690. Tradition has it that he was lost at sea. He married his first cousin, Sarah Ann Billingsley January 1668/69 in Richmond Co., VA, daughter of William Billingsley, brother of Francis, and Sarah Bowman.

  Child of John Billingsley and Sarah Billingsley is:

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William Billingsley Sr.3, born 1670 in Calvert Co., Md.; died 1716 in Calvert Co., Md..

  

Generation No. 3

 

3. William Billingsley Sr.3 (John2, Francis1) was born 1670 in Calvert Co., Md., and died 1716 in Calvert Co., Md.. He married Clearanna Bowles Abt. 1690.

  Children of William Billingsley and Clearanna Bowles are:

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William Billingsley Jr.4, born November 1691 in Calvert Co., Md; died 1745 in St. Mary's Co., Md.

 

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Clearanna Billingsley, born January 1692/93.

 

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Bowles Billingsley, born December 1694.

 

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Samuel Billingsley, born January 1695/96.

 

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Ann Elizabeth Billingsley, born May 1699.

  

Generation No. 4

 

4. William Billingsley Jr.4 (William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born November 1691 in Calvert Co., Md, and died 1745 in St. Mary's Co., Md. He married Mary Sumner 1716.

 

Children of William Billingsley and Mary Sumner are:

 

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Mary Sumner5 Billingsley, born 1718.

 

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William Sumner Billingsley, born 1720.

 

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Ann Billingsley, born Abt. 1723.

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James Billingsley, born 1726 in St. Mary's Co., Md; died 1776 in Randolph Co., NC.

 

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Margaret Billingsley, born Abt. 1728.

 

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Clearanna Billingsley, born 1732.

 

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Francis Billingsley, born Abt. 1734.

 

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Sias Billingsley, born 1737.

 

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Elizabeth Billingsley, born 1740.

 

Generation No. 5

 

12. James5 Billingsley (William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born 1726 in St. Mary's Co., Md, and died 1776 in Randolph Co., NC. He married Elizabeth Crabtree 1747 in Md. James Billingsley was hung by the Tories in April 1776. He was continually harrassed by them until the year 1776 when they invaded his home and asked for money, on being told he had none they took him to a near by tree and hung him. (This statement came from his wife Elizabeth Crabtree who made notes of his death in the family bible. As she lived to know many of her great-grand children, she often spoke and repeated the tragic death of her husband to them.)

  Children of James Billingsley and Elizabeth Crabtree are:

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Samuel Billingsley I6, born 1747 in MD or NC; died 1816 in Bledsoe, TN.

 

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James II Billingsley, born October 1749.

 

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Elizabeth Billingsley, born 1751.

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John J. Billingsley, born August 17, 1754 in St. Mary's Co., Md; died September 19, 1844 in Warren Co., KY.

 

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Clearanna Billingsley, born 1756.

 

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William Billingsley, born October 11, 1758.

 

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Martha Billingsley, born May 03, 1760.

 

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Walter Billingsley, born July 14, 1761.

 

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Basil Billingsley, born June 02, 1764.

  

Generation No. 6

 

18. Samuel I6 Billingsley (James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born 1747 in MD or NC, and died 1816 in Bledsoe, TN. He married Mary Griffith.

  Children of Samuel Billingsley and Mary Griffith are:

 

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James7 Billingsley, born 1772.

 

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Mary Billingsley, born 1773.

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Samuel Billingsley II, born April 09, 1775 in NC; died Abt. 1855 in Bledsoe, TN.

 

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William Billingsley, born January 16, 1779.

 

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Jeptha Billingsley, born 1780 in Onslow Co., NC. He married Miriam Randolph, daughter of Thomas Randolph. See Randolph page.

 

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Sarah Billingsley, born 1780.

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John Billingsley, born September 10, 1781; died May 25, 1856 in Bledsoe Co., TN.

 

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Thomas Billingsley, born December 30, 1782.

 

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Amanda Billingsley, born Abt. 1785.

 

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Elizabeth Billingsley, born 1786.

 

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Nancy Billingsley, born 1790.

 

21. John J.6 Billingsley (James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born August 17, 1754 in St. Mary's Co., Md, and died September 19, 1844 in Warren Co., KY. He married Jean Milsap 1772 in Guilford Co., NC.

  Children of John Billingsley and Jean Milsap are:

 

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Sarah7 Billingsley.

 

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Jesse Billingsley.

 

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James Billingsley.

 

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Thomas Billingsley.

 

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Mary Billingsley.

 

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John Billingsley.

 

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Jane Billingsley.

 

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Jacob Billingsley.

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Samuel Billingsley, born February 11, 1779; died February 24, 1882 in AR.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

29. Samuel Billingsley II7 (Samuel I6, James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born April 09, 1775 in NC, and died Abt. 1855 in Bledsoe, TN. He married Nancy Mulkey 1798 in Buffalo Ridge, Washington Co, Baptist, TN, daughter of Jonathan Mulkey and Nancy Howard. For other ancestors of Nancy Mulkey, switch to the Mulkey line.

  Children of Samuel Billingsley and Nancy Mulkey are:

 

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Mary8 Billingsley, born Abt. 1799 in Sullivan Co. TN; died 1837 in TX.

 

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Rebecca Billingsley, born 1801.

 

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Sarah Billingsley, born 1803.

 

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John Billingsley, born November 19, 1805.

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Elizabeth Amanda Billingsley, born 1806 in Bledsoe, TN; died 1859 in Knoxville, TN.

 

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Jonathan Billingsley, born 1809.

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Matilda Emily Billingsley, born 1812.

 

33. John7 Billingsley (Samuel I6, James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born September 10, 1781, and died May 25, 1856 in Bledsoe Co., TN. He married (1) Martha Blackwood October 10, 1802. He married (2) Jane Hoodenpile September 15, 1831.

  Children of John Billingsley and Martha Blackwood are:

 

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Samuel8 Billingsley, born October 03, 1803.

 

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William Billingsley, born September 20, 1805; died 1811.

 

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Nancy Billingsley, born July 07, 1807 in Bledsoe Co., TN.

 

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Mary Billingsley, born September 07, 1809.

 

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John Calvin Billingsley, born February 12, 1812.

 

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Andrew Blackwood Billingsley, born February 01, 1814.

 

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Mahala Billingsley, born July 06, 1816.

 

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James Davis Billingsley, born October 27, 1819.

 

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Martha Jane Billingsley, born March 15, 1822.

 

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Elizabeth E. Billingsley, born November 04, 1824.

Children of John Billingsley and Jane Hoodenpile are:

 

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Theola Mary8 Billingsley, born October 14, 1832.

 

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Phillip Marshall Billingsley, born September 28, 1834.

 

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Amanda M. Billingsley, born October 29, 1836.

 

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Hixey O. Billingsley, born November 02, 1838.

 

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Vila C. Billingsley, born May 15, 1841.

 

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Leander Travis Billingsley, born October 20, 1843.

 

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Statira A. Billingsley, born December 15, 1845.

 

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Sarah Flora Billingsley, born November 15, 1847.

 

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Evilista J. Billingsley, born April 05, 1853.

 

46. Samuel7 Billingsley (John J.6, James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born February 11, 1779, and died February 24, 1882 in AR. He married (1) Ruth Hale. He married (2) Elizabeth Lewis.

  Children of Samuel Billingsley and Ruth Hale are:

 

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Alfred Carter8 Billingsley, born 1810.

 

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John Billingsley, born 1812.

 

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Jane Billingsley, born 1814.

 

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Reuben Billingsley, born 1816.

 

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Nathan Billingsley, born 1818.

 

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Joshua Billingsley, born 1820.

 

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Mary Billingsley, born 1822.

  

Generation No. 8

 

51. Elizabeth Amanda8 Billingsley (Samuel II7, Samuel I6, James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born 1806 in Bledsoe, TN, and died 1859 in Knoxville, TN. She married William Davis Carnes June 01, 1825 in Pikeville, TN, son of Alexander Carnes and Mary Davis.

  For the children of Elizabeth Billingsley and ancestors of William Carnes, switch to the Carnes line.

 

53. Matilda Emily8 Billingsley (Samuel II7, Samuel I6, James5, William Jr.4, William Sr.3, John2, Francis1) was born December 06, 1812, and died 1847. She married John Hutcheson Acuff May 24, 1835 in Bledsoe Co., TN, son of James Acuff and Nancy Hutcheson. John Hutcheson Acuff married 2) Mary Jane5 Owings, daughter of Samuel Sumpter2 Owings and Sarah Randolph. For the children of John Acuff and Mary Jane Owings, switch to the Owings line.

Children of Matilda Billingsley and John Acuff are:

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Darius Milton9 Acuff. On December 24, 1868 in Roane Co., TN he married Mary Ellen Kendrick, daughter of John3 Kendrick and Martha Susan Owings. For the ancestors of Mary Ellen Kendrick, switch to the Kendrick line.

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Samuel James Acuff, born October 07, 1836 in Bledsoe Co., TN; died September 13, 1908 in Roane Co., TN. He married Letha M. Kendrick August 06, 1859 in Roane Co., TN.

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William L. Acuff, born March 02, 1838 in Bledsoe Co., TN; died December 22, 1839 in Bledsoe Co., TN.

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Robert D. Acuff, born October 31, 1839 in Bledsoe Co., TN; died September 10, 1863 in (Union Army).

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Nancy Ann Matilda Acuff, born March 03, 1847 in Bledsoe Co., TN; died April 30, 1928 in Roane Co., TN. About 1866, she married James Campbell Owings. For the ancestors of James Campbell Owings, switch to the Owings line.

 

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