BILLINGS FAMILY

(Intermarried with Smith Family)

1. Richard Billings of Hartford, CT. in 1640; d. Hatfield. MA, 3 March 1679; mr. Margery _______ who d. 5 Dec 1679.

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**** 2. Samuel Billings mr ca 1661, Sarah Fellows

Richard Billings came from England & moved to Hartford, CT. in 1640 where he received a grant of six acres of land . In 1659, he signed a contract with Governor Webster and others, to remove and settle Hadley, MA, which was done in 1661. He lived in that part of town that became Hatfield.

2. Samuel Billings who d. Hatfield, MA, 1 Feb 1678; mr. ca 1661, Sarah Fellows who d. 5 Feb 1713, dau. Richard Fellows & Ursula ______; she mr. second, 9 Oct 1678, Samuel Belding, Jr.

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**** 3. Samuel Billings, Jr., b. 8 Jan 1665; d. 18 Nov 1687; mr. first, Hannah Wright; mr. second, Widow Rebecca (Leonard) Miller

4. Ebenezer Billings b. 29 Oct 1669; d. 14 Nov 1745; mr. ca 1690, Hannah Church who d. 14 Oct 1756. He was one of the forty persons who first settled in Sunderland, MA. Their children were all born in Hatfield, MA

5. Sarah Billings who d. 15 July 1674

6. Richard Billings b. 7 April 1672; d. ca 1753; mr. first, 18 March 1703, Hannah Marsh b. 18 Sept 1681; dau. Samuel Marsh & Mary Allison; mr. second, Sarah _______

7. John Billings b. 11 Oct 1674; was killed by the Indians 15 July 1698.

8. Sarah Billings b. 18 Oct 1676; mr. Samuel Dickinson of Hatfield, MA

3. Samuel Billings b. Hatfield, MA 8 Jan 1665; mr. first, 18 Nov 1686, Hannah Wright who d. 18 Nov 1687; mr. second, in 1691, Widow Rebecca (Leonard) Miller, b. 1 April 1653; d. 5 March 1690; widow of Thomas Miller, Jr., and dau. John Leonard & Sarah Heald (or Heith)

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**** 9. Sarah Billings b. 15 March 1697; d. 29 Jan 1767; mr. 16 Jan 1724, Deacon Samuel Smith of Sunderland, son Samuel Smith & Sarah Bliss (See Smith and Bliss Family Geneology)

10. Joseph Billings b. Hatfield, MA, 15 Nov 1700; d. there ca 1783; mr. 7 Jan 1726, Elizabeth (Colton) Kellogg, b. 5 April 1686; widow of Joseph Kellogg & dau. Thomas Colton & Sarah______. He was one of a company organized to fight the Indians

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10a. Joseph Billings, JrHe was one of the company of about seventy men who in 1763, petitioned the Governor of New Hampshire for a grant of land. Others among them were his father; hs father's brothers Samuel and Zechariah; and his cousin Benjamin Billings, Jr. A royal charter of King George III was issued through Governor Benning Wentworth on 17 Aug 1763, which gave tham 23,040 acres on the borders of Lake Champlain, to be incorporated into the town of Swanton, yielding amd paying therfor, for the space of ten years, from 25 Dec 1763, annually, if demanded, the rent of ear of Indian corn; also, one shilling, to be paid annually forever by each proprietor for every hundred acres he owns, settles, or possesses. This interesting charter begins: "George the Third-by grace of God, of Great Britian, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, etc", and ends, "By his Excellency's Command, B. Wentworth, Province of New Hampshire, August 17, 1763." The names signed to this charter as grantees include those of four brothers, Joseph, Benjamin, Zechariah, and Samuel Billings; Joseph Billings, Jr., Benjamin Billings, Jr.; also Asa, David, Silas and Samuel Billings. Joseph Billings, Jr., was later possibly of Windsor, VT but no Billings was among the original owners of Windsor

11. Zechariah Billings b. 29 Nov 1702; d. 11 Nov 1772; mr. 1728, Ruth Meekins, b. 6 June 1700; d. 17 Dec 1781; dau. John Meekins & __________.

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11a. Silas Billings b. 13 Nov 1741; d. 6 June 1808; mr. 25 Nov 1773, Miriam Dickinson, b. 1746; d. 11 Feb 1837

12. Benjamin Billings b. 18 Jan 1705; d. 1782; mr. 13 Nov 1729, Mary Hastings, dau. Joshua Hastings & _________of Belchertown, MA

13. Samuel Billings who d. 1778; mr. first Hannah Warner who d. 5 March 1767, dau. Daniel Warner & __________of Hatfield, MA; mr. second, 26 Nov 1767, Sarah Crosley

13. Samuel Billings who d. Hardwick, MA. between Jan & May 1778; mr. first, Hannah Warner who d. 5 March 1767; dau. Daniel Warner & __________of Hatfield, MA; mr. second, 26 Nov 1767, Sarah Crosley. He was one of the forty first settlers and proprietors of Sunderland, MA, and removed to Hardwick, MA ca 1745.

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14. Hannah Billings b. 23 Sept 1724; d. Conway, MA, 25 Feb 1814; mr. first, 2 Jan 1746, Silas Belden; mr. second, Samuel Ware

15. Elisha Billings b. 1 Dec 1726; d. 29 Sept 1803; mr. 1749, Dorothy Belden of Northfield, MA

16. Sarah Billings b. 29 May 1729; mr. 7 Sept 1749, William Merrick

17. Daniel Billings b. 21 Nov 1731; d. 1 Jan 1797; mr. 24 Dec 1758, Mary Ruggles

18. Nathan Billings b. 23 May 1734; mr. first, 24 Feb 1757, Lydia Wells who d. 1 July 1769; mr. second, Reliance _________ and probably removed to Hardwick, MA, soon afterwards

19. Rebecca Billings b. 3 Jan 1737; d. 1765; mr. 31 Aug 1758, Leonard Robinson of Bennington, VT

20. Asahel Billings b. 1738; d. 16 July 1838, lacking a very few days of 100 years of age; mr. 1765, Elizabeth Robinson

21. Samuel Billings b. 19 Aug 1739; mr. 28 June 1764, Beulah Fay and is said to have removed to Bennington, VT. He was a captain in the Revolutionary War





FELLOWS FAMILY

(Intermarried with Billings Family)

1. William Fellows mr. 4 Jan 1604/05, Margaret Lawe

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2. William Fellows b. 1611; d. 1677; mr. ___________

**** 3. Richard Fellows who d. 1663; mr. Ursula________

4. Samuel Fellows b. 1619; d. 6 March 1698; mr. Ann _______who d. 5 Dec 1684

2. William Fellows b. 1611; d. 1677; mr. __________.

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5. Ephraim Fellows

6. Samuel Fellows

7. Joseph Fellows

8. Isaac Fellows

9. Mary Fellows

10. Elizabeth Fellows

11. Abigail Fellows

12. Sarah Fellows b. 26 July 1657

William Fellows of Ipswich, MA, came in the "Planter" from England in 1635, age 24 years. He was a shoemaker by trade. His will was probated 27 March 1677, leaving a widow and children

3. Richard Fellows who d. 1663; mr. Urusla _________.

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13. Richard Fellows, killed by the Indians 25 Aug 1675

14. Samuel Fellows, died unmr.

**** 15. Sarah Fellows who d. 5 Feb 1713; mr. first, ca 1661, Samuel Billings; mr. second, 9 Oct 1678, Samuel Belden, Jr. Both men were from Hatfield, MA. (See Billings Family Genealogy)

16. Mary Fellows, mr. Joseph Leonard of Springfield, MA

Richard Fellows was in Hartford, CT, in 1643; removed to Springfield, MA, in 1659; and soon after to Northampton, MA, where he died 2 years leter.

4. Samuel Fellows b. 1619; d. 1698; mr. Ann_________who d. 5 Dec 1684. Samuel Fellows was a freeman in 1645 and was considered a man of esteem. He was living in Salisbury, MA

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17. Samuel Fellows b. 15 Jan 1646/47; d. 5 Dec 1729; mr. 2 June 1681, Abigail Barnard, perhaps dau. of Thomas Barnard. He was living at Salisbury, MA, and was a freeman in 1690.

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17a. Samuel Fellows b. Aug 1683; d. 12 Oct 1714/15; mr. 14 Nov 1710, Sarah Webster

17b. Thomas Fellows b. 29 Jan 1685/86; mr. 10 Dec 1713, Ellizabeth Eastman

17c. Joseph Fellows b. 23 April 1688

17d. Ann Fellows b. 28 April 1690

17e. Ebenezer Fellows b. 10 Nov 1692

17f. Hannah Fellows b. 30 July 1697

17g. Eleanor Fellows b. Dec 1699

18. Hannah Fellows b. 15 Sept 1648; mr. 16 Nov 1666, Nathaniel Brown