Rev. Charles Franklin Billings

Rev. Charles Franklin Billings[1]

Male 1870 - 1942  (71 years)

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  • Name Charles Franklin Billings  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Title Rev. 
    Residence 1870  Township 8, Jefferson, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence Post Office: Fayette and Natchez 
    Born 09 Mar 1870  Adams County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Beat 4, Jefferson, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1900  Church Hill, Jefferson, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1910  Beat 5, Lincoln, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 39Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 1920  Jackson Ward 3, Hinds, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1930  Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1941  Jackson; East Jackson; Pearl City, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 03 Mar 1942  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 13
    Buried 09 Mar 1942  Burr Oak Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P162  Our Extended Family and History
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2019 

    Father Hezekiah B. Billings,   b. 18 Feb 1836, Natchez, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1907, Archer Place, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elsie Ann Johnson,   b. 1845, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1896, Jefferson County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Dec 1864  Natchez, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Married 1880  [16
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosena Dorothy Gaylor,   b. 01 Jan 1875, Jefferson, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1953, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1893  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Children 
     1. Bertha C. Billings,   b. Nov 1895, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1943, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)  [natural]
     2. Hezekiah Edward Billings,   b. 29 Nov 1898, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1951, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Elsie Anne Billings,   b. 11 Nov 1901, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1989, Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     4. Vergie Lee Billings,   b. 28 Aug 1909, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1981, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     5. Marie V. Billings,   b. 1910, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     6. Odelia C. Billings,   b. 17 Feb 1912, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 2002, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
    Photos
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    AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND RACE RELATIONSThe image below was cut out from that list. It shows here that the LaSaines benefitted, at least partly, from a grant (probably a Rockafeller Grant) that alloted them opportunities in the medical…
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    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Mar 1870 - Adams County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1893 - Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Mar 1942 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 Mar 1942 - Burr Oak Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Rev. Charles Franklin Billings
    Rev. Charles Franklin Billings
    Elsie Ann Billings
    Elsie Ann Billings
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  • Notes 
    • Last Address of Record for the Charles Billings Family was: 715 Church Street, Clairborne, Port Gibson, Mississippi.

      http://maps.google.com/maps?q=715+Church+St+Port+Gibson+Mississippi
      Title: The Billings Family, abt 1938
      A Billings Family Photo abt 1938. We are currently sending this photo off for digital photo restoration. Please donate from the front page to help offset costs.

      From Left to Right:

      Odelia, Marie, Hezekiah, Virgie Lee, Elsie
      Bertha, Rosena Gaylor, Rev. Charles F. Billings
    • Charles was a farmer up until 1910 where we was listed as clergy for a Methodist Church. Reverend Charles F. Billings was influential in his community, bringing many to Christ.

      Charles was a senior minister at Jefferson Chapel Church off Chapel Hill Road in Natchez, Mississippi.

      Charles is listed in the "Centennial Encyclopedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church", by Richard Wright, b 1848. This volume contained principally, the biographies of the men and women whose labors during a hundred years, helped make the A. M. E. Church what it is.

  • Sources 
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      Birth date: Mar 1870 Birth place: Mississippi Marriage date: 1894 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Church Hill, Jefferson, Mississippi

    3. [S-2137537696] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit), Year: 1910; Census Place: Beat 5, Lincoln, Mississippi; Roll: T624_749; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 1163.
      Birth date: abt 1871 Birth place: Mississippi Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Beat 5, Lincoln, Mississippi

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      Birth date: abt 1873 Birth place: Mississippi Residence date: 1920 Residence place: Jackson Ward 3, Hinds, Mississippi

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      Birth date: abt 1868 Birth place: Mississippi Residence date: 1880 Residence place: Beat 4, Jefferson, Mississippi, United States

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      Birth date: abt 1876 Birth place: Mississippi Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi

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      Death date: 3 Mar 1942 Death place: Cook County, IL

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      Birth date: abt 1881 Birth place: Natchez, Miss Death date: 3 Mar 1942 Death place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois

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      Birth date: abt 1875 Birth place: Mississippi Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

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    13. [S-2134050196] Chicago Cook County Death Records.
      Name: Charles F Billings Death Date: 3 Mar 1942 Death Location: Cook County, IL File Number: 6838 Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths) Archive repository location: Chicago, IL Archive repository name: Cook Co

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      Hezekiah Billings m. Eliza Ann, both of Natchez, Mississippi Date: December 19, 1864 Man's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

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      Birth date: Feb 1840 Birth place: Mississippi Marriage date: 1880 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Church Hill, Jefferson, Mississippi

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      Marriage date: 31 Dec 1893 Marriage place: Jefferson, Mississippi