James William Billups

Birth Name James William Billups
Gender male
Age at Death 95 years, 5 months, 16 days


In 1861 with brother Robert, both scholars, lodging at 15 Union St., St. Paul (Billups transcriptions.)

At the time of his first marriage to Matilda Vick, James was living in Brockville, ONT, and working as a baker. The registration identifies his parents as Robert and Julia Sarah. Both he and his wife were Methodist.

At the time of his second marriage to Anne Drury, he was living in Kingston and working as a confectioner. Parents' names were the same. Again both he and his wife were Methodist.

1891 City Directory of Seattle,
Billups & Anderson, proprietors of Fremont Bakery n s Ewing Ave 1 e of Lake Ave Fremont
Billups Jas W., res Fremont Bakery
Billups Mrs Annie E., clerk, Fremont Bakery, bds same

1900 Vashon Precinct, King Co., WA
Series T623, Roll 1743, Page 10B, ED 63

Billups, James W., 47, born May 1853, born in ENG, parents born in ENG
he arrived 1879, nat. citizen, occupation: baker
-, Anna, 35, born June 1864 in English speaking CAN, parents born in
Canada, she arrived 1880, six children, five alive
-, George M. or W., 16, born Apr? 1884 in North Dakota
-, May L., 13, born Jan 1887 in North Dakota
-, Lillian N., 10, born Jul 1889 in North Dakota
-, John A., 8, born Jul 1891 in Washington State
-, Hellen O, 6, born Dec 1893, in Washington State

1910 2nd Ward of Anaconda, Deer Lake Co., Montana
Series T624, Roll 831, page 250
living as a servant at the Montana Hotel
Billups, James W., 56, male, white, BP: England, Married once, occ: Baker
arrived US 1880, naturalized

[his wife next below]

1910 Vachon Precinct, King Co., Washington
Series T624, Roll 1657, Page 218

Billups, Annie E., head, 45, married at 29, 7 ch, 5 alive, CAN CAN EN G, no occ.
" , Luella M.?, dau, 21, single, NO DAKOTA, ENG, CAN
" , Lillian V., dau, 19, single, NO DAKOTA, ENG, CAN
" , John A., son, 17, single, WASHINGTON, ENG, CAN
" , James W., son, 6, single, WASHINGTON, ENG, CAN

Year: 1920;Census Place: Vashon, King, Washington; Roll: T625_1924; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 26
J W Billup 66, head, arrived 1870, naturalized 1889, ENG x 3, baker
A E Billup 56, wife, arrived 1887, naturalized 1889, CAN x 3
Jim Billup 15, son, Washington, ENG, CAN
Ruth Heiners 12, boarder, USA, Germany, Switzerland
Frank A Barton 35, son in law, WA, US, Ohio, finance clerk
Mae Barton 31, daughter, North Dakota, ENG, CAN
Beryl M Barton 6, grand daughter, Washington
Frances E Barton 5, grand daughter
Lillian Joyce Barton 3 6/12, grand daughter
Jack Cecil Barton 11/12, grand son


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth May 23, 1854 Greenwich, London, England   1
Christening July 5, 1854 St. Paul's, Deptford, Kent, England Christening of James William Billups  
Burial November 8, 1949 Vashon Island Cemetery, Vashon, King County, Washington, United States Burial of James William Billups 2


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Robert Billups1816
Mother Julia Sarah Smith1817between October 1877 and December 1877
    Brother     Robert Billups 1853
         James William Billups May 23, 1854 November 8, 1949


Family of James William Billups and Matilda Vick

Married Wife Matilda Vick ( b. between 1852 and 1853 d. March 24, 1880 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 23, 1873 Kingston, Ontario, Canada   3a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Charlotte Matilda BillupsDecember 5, 1874
C.G. Billupsbetween 1875 and 1880between 1875 and 1880
Robert James BillupsJune 24, 1876April 14, 1877
Female Billupsabout March 24, 1880about March 24, 1880

Family of James William Billups and Annie Eclaire Drury

Married Wife Annie Eclaire Drury ( b. 1864 d. April 2, 1942 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 18, 1880 Kingston, Ontario, Canada   4

Kelley Family Tree at ancestry.com adds two other children to this family:
Helen O., b. 1893, and James, b. 1895. These names are listed with Annie E. and George W. in Vashon Cemetery, Washington State, but I don't see either of these on the censuses of James W. Billups.

Name Birth Date Death Date
George Walton BillupsApril 10, 1884November 8, 1949
Llewella Mae BillupsJune 6, 1888April 6, 1982
John Alexander BillupsJuly 29, 1892April 13, 1953
Lillian V. BillupsNovember 14, 1893May 29, 1984
Helen Orpha BillupsDecember 20, 1894October 19, 1902
child Billupsbefore 1900
James W. BillupsAugust 19, 1903March 1981