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Descendants of Gibson (Mr. Gib) Billings

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

      1.  Gibson (Mr. Gib)1 Billings died Bef. 1900.  He married (1) Mary Alcorn 1839 in DeKalb Co., TN, daughter of Richard Alcorn and America VanCleave.  She was born 1823 in TN or NC, and died 1866 in Union (Sample) Cem., Gonzales Co., TX.  He married (2) America (Mary) Van Cleave 1872.  She was born 1843 in IN, and died 1930.

 

More About Gibson (Mr. Gib) Billings:

-- FACT #1 -: Brought his family from Tennessee in 1854; lived in the Sandies Creek area of Gonzales Co., Tx.

     

Children of Gibson Billings and Mary Alcorn are:

+      2            i.   William Carroll2 Billings, born January 15, 1840 in TN; died August 14, 1907 in Fredericksburg, TX.

        3           ii.   Eliza Lucinda Billings, born 1842 in TN; died 1866.  She married John N. Rodgers 1859; born 1827.

        4          iii.   John H. Billings, born 1843 in TN.  He married Eliza A. Evans 1871.

        5          iv.   Elizabeth (Bettie) Billings, born 1846 in TN; died 1866.  She married Isham K. Finch 1862; born 1821.

        6           v.   Algernon Sidney (Sid) Billings, born 1849 in TN; died 1927.  He married (1) Lucinda Meador Wheat; born 1854 in MS.  He married (2) Lucy Carrie Alley 1874 in Gonzales Co., TX.  He married (3) Mary Ella O'Neal 1888; born 1860; died 1939.

        7          vi.   Malinda Billings, born 1851 in TN; died in 1896.  She married G.W. Van Cleave 1877.

        8         vii.   Mary E. Billings, born 1853 in TN; died 1906 in Smiley, TX.  She married W. Scott Real.

        9        viii.   James H. Billings, born 1857 in TX; died 1865.

 

More About James H. Billings:

Burial: Union (Sample) Cem., Gonzales Co., TX

 

+      10        ix.   Bird Billings, born September 1859 in TX.

        11         x.   Martha Billings, born 1861 in TX.  She married Randolph R. Jewell 1878.

        12        xi.   Thomas G. Billings, born 1865; died 1954.  He married Sally Lambert 1886; born 1870; died 1957.

        13       xii.   Nancy Billings, born 1866; died December 12, 1866.

 

     

Children of Gibson Billings and America Van Cleave are:

        14          i.   Jess2 Billings, born 1873; died 1946.  He married (1) Rhoda Maria Jenkins 1897.  He married (2) Luisa Garcia.  He married (3) Dolly Chitwood.

        15         ii.   Asa Billings, born 1875.

        16        iii.   Joseph Billings, born 1876.  He married Tempie Beaty 1896; born 1878 in TX.

        17        iv.   Benjamin Billings, born 1878; died 1950.  He married Ethel E. Adams; born 1888; died 1967.

        18         v.   Gracie Billings, born 1880.  She married J.W. Walton 1901.

        19        vi.   Louisa A. (Loula) Billings, born 1882.  She married George D. Daniels 1904; born 1880; died 1943 in Luling, TX.

 

More About George D. Daniels:

Burial: Luling Cemetery, Luling, TX

 

        20       vii.   Almon Billings, born 1886; died 1961.  He married Lubrada Cruz.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

      2.  William Carroll2 Billings (Gibson (Mr. Gib)1) was born January 15, 1840 in TN, and died August 14, 1907 in Fredericksburg, TX.  He married Mary Jane Heskew 1863, daughter of William Hesskew and Mary Tronson.  She was born November 02, 1845 in TX, and died in Fredericksburg, TX.

 

More About William Carroll Billings:

-- FACT #1 -: William was in the Wilson Rifles, a corporal.

Burial: Harper Cemetery, Gonzales Co., TX

 

More About Mary Jane Heskew:

Burial: Harper Cemetery, Gonzales Co., TX

     

Children of William Billings and Mary Heskew are:

        21          i.   Mary Isabel3 Billings, born January 10, 1867.

        22         ii.   Henry Carol Billings, born October 26, 1868.

        23        iii.   Clay Yancey Billings, born May 14, 1870 in Gonzales Co., TX; died November 02, 1945 in Bandera, Bandera Co., TX.  He married Margaret Nichols July 20, 1890; born January 1870 in TX.

 

More About Clay Yancey Billings:

Date born 2: March 1870, TX

-- FACT #1 -: Clay Billings mother and father were born in Tennessee.

-- FACT #2 -: Clay Billings had a ranch at Harper, sold and moved to Bandera.  He also ran a drug store.  He was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church & member of the Woodmen of the World.

 

More About Margaret Nichols:

-- FACT #1 -: 1900 Gillespie Co., TX census-Pct.#6 - Clay Y. Billings, b. Mar 1870, 30, married 10 yrs, TX TN TN, farmer, r&w, o/f; Margareta, wife, Jan 1870, 3 children born 1 living, TX TX TX; Franklin C., March 1898, 2, TX TX TX.. 

-- FACT #1b -: 1910 Harper, Gillespie Co., TX: BILLINGS, Clay Y., 40, TX TN TX, fmr; Margurite A., wife, 40, TX TX TX; Franklin C., son, 12, TX; Ellen E., dau, 6, TX.

-- FACT #1c -: 1920 Bandera Co., TX:  BILLINGS, Frank C., head, rents, 21, TX TX TX, Druggist; Alice, wife, 23, KS KS IL; Clay, head, owns free, 49, TX TN TX; Margurite, wife, 49, TX TX TX; Ellen E., dau, 16, TX.

-- FACT #1d -: 1930 Bandera, Bandera Co., TX 40-42 Sheet 2A: BILLINGS, Clay Y., o, 3000, 60, m@20, TX TN TX, druggist; Margaret A., wife, 60, m@21, TX TX TX; NICHOLS, Caroline J., m-n-law, 76, Wd, TX TX TX.  Lives 2 door from J. Marvin Hunter.

-- FACT #2 -: In 1932 at the death of her Mother she was living at Bandera, Bandera Co., TX.

 

        24        iv.   Link Hugh Billings, Rev., born January 24, 1872; died 1969.

        25         v.   Elizabeth Ann Billings, born March 25, 1874.

        26        vi.   Texie Elcot Billings, born July 10, 1876; died 1880.

        27       vii.   Lydia Jane (Lidie/Lottie) Billings, born February 27, 1878.

        28      viii.   Sidney Amos Billings, born October 14, 1881 in TX.

        29        ix.   Keffer Edmond Billings, born February 19, 1884 in TX.

        30         x.   William Albert Billings, born March 17, 1887 in TX.

        31        xi.   Robert Lee Billings, born November 15, 1890.

 

 

      10.  Bird2 Billings (Gibson (Mr. Gib)1) was born September 1859 in TX.  He married Fannie Copeland 1883.  She was born August 1861 in TX, and died 1937.

     

Children of Bird Billings and Fannie Copeland are:

        32          i.   Moody3 Billings, born May 1885 in TX.

        33         ii.   Raymond Billings, born January 1887 in TX.

        34        iii.   Minnie Billings, born December 1888 in TX.

        35        iv.   Ama Billings, born February 1890 in TX.

        36         v.   Olen Billings, born December 1892 in TX.

        37        vi.   Ellie Billings, born April 1895 in TX.

        38       vii.   Caerol Billings, born October 1897 in TX.

 

 

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