John Henry Billups

Birth Name John Henry Billups
Gender male
Age at Death between 44 years, 11 months, 3 days and 45 years, 2 months, 2 days

Narrative

John and Josephine were not found in the index of Philadelphia marriages, 1885-1951 at familysearch.org, which seem to be completed for the letter B.

In 1920, their son, John T. was living with his grandparents, Thomas and Margaret Windsor in Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. (There was a Windsor family in 1900 with a daughter Josephine whose information matches John H.'s wife.) (Censuses.)

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth between October 1, 1871 and December 31, 1871 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England   1
Immigration (Son) September 1, 1873 New York, New York County, New York, United States    
Event Note

In a letter to William and Emily Hall dated Aug 9, 1873 from Sheffield, England, Agnes says she is scheduled to leave England on the 21st of August. (Letter #4). She and their first child, John, age one, arrived 1 September 1873 onboard the Adriatic, in steerage. The ship had sailed from Liverpool and Queenstown. (N.Y. Passenger Lists, 1851-1891, at ancestry.com:

John Billups, age 1
arrived on Adriatic Sep 1, 1873, line 45, microfilm 381
from Liverpool and Queenstown, IRE, in steerage.
with mother, but found on index by looking for him.
Both are also found in records of arrivals at Castle Garden, online at www .castlegarden.org.)

 

Census (Son) June 25, 1880 Yeagertown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States   2a
Event Note

1880 Census, Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Village of Yeagertown
June 25, 1880

Henry Billups, 35, widowed, axe grinder, born in England, parents also, was out of work 1 month this year
Mary E Meredith, 19, single, domestic, housekeeper, born in Pennsylvania, parents also
John H Billups, 8, son, born in Pennsylvania, parents in England
Jane A Billups 5, daughter, born in Pennsylvania, parents in England
James W Billups, 3, son, born in Pennsylvania, parents in England

Death December 3, 1916 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States   3a
General

Pennsylvania Death Certificate
John Billups
white, male, married
died Dec 3, 1916, at 246 Race St, 6th Ward, Philadelphia
age 41 years
occupation, birth date, birth place, parents' information -- all not known
cause: heart disease
informant: Josephine Billups, 6146 Lansdowne[?] Ave
buried: Mount Moriah, Dec 7, 1916

Residence May 25, 1908 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States 2051 South 56th St, ward 4C 3a
General

living at 2051 South 56th St, ward 4C, Philadelphia, when their son died

Residence May 2, 1909 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States 1435 South Ringold, 36th ward 3a
General

living at 1435 So. Ringold, 36th ward, Philadelphia, when their son Albert died

Census April 18, 1910 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States 1910 John H Billups household 4
General

1910 Federal Census: PA, Philadelphia County, 36th Ward of Philadelphia
Series T624 Roll 1407 Page 7. Enum Dist 1, sheet 7A, line 47ff.
Taken on 18 Apr 1910
dwelling 150, family 150, at 2611 Manton St.

Billups, John H., 38, married 1x for 5 years, born in Pennsylvania, parents in England
-----, Josephine, 24, married 1x for 5 years, born in Pennsylvania, father in Maryland, mother in Pennsylvania, 4 children, 1 alive
-------, John T., 3, Son, born in PA
Love, John, W., 50, Boarder Widowed, born in PA
---, Albert R., 13, Boarder, single, born in PA

John H.'s occupation: stationary engineer.

Residence April 18, 1910 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States 2611 Manton Street 4
General

living at 2611 Manton Street when the 1910 census was taken

Occupation April 18, 1910   stationary engineer 4
General

working as a stationary engineer when the 1910 census was taken

Residence December 3, 1916 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States 6146 Lansdowne[?] Ave 3a
General

living at 6146 Lansdowne[?] Ave when John H Billups died. He died at a different address. I am assuming that he died at work and not that they were separated.

Burial December 7, 1916 Mount Moriah Cemetery, Pennsylvania, United States   3a

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Henry “Harry” BillupsSeptember 29, 1845between September 29, 1891 and September 29, 1892
Mother Agnes GrattonApril 4, 1845March 13, 1880
         John Henry Billups between October 1, 1871 and December 31, 1871 December 3, 1916
    Sister     Jane Anne Billups June 15, 1874 October 4, 1953
    Brother     James William Billups August 11, 1876 April 27, 1882
    Brother     Thomas Franklin Billups September 9, 1879 July 18, 1945

Families

Family of John Henry Billups and Josephine Florence Windsor

Married Wife Josephine Florence Windsor ( b. between 1885 and 1886 d. ... )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1904     5
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
One Child Billups
John T. Billupsabout 1906March 14, 1956
Charles BillupsMay 23, 1908May 25, 1908
Albert Lawrence Russell BillupsMay 2, 1909May 2, 1909

Source References

  1. England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1900, at ancestry.com
  2. 1880 United States Census
      • Page: Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, Village of Yeagertown, ED 173, sheet 102B
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWNV-FJT : 16 July 2017), Harry Billups, Derry, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 173, sheet 102B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,156.

  3. Pennsylvania Death Certificates, images, ancestry.com
      • Page: Infant Hamilton, Oct 4, 1910, file number 105210, registered number 7958
  4. 1910 United States Federal Census
  5. 1910 Federal Census: PA, Philadelphia County, 36th Ward of Philadelphia. (At HeritageQuestOnline.com.) Series T624 Roll 1407 Page 7. Enum Dist 1, sheet 7A, line 47ff.