Person:William Billington (8)

William R. Billington
d.29 Nov 1864
Facts and Events
Name William R. Billington
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1826 Maine, United States
Marriage 30 Jul 1849 Avon, Franklin, Maine, United Statesto Betsey Strout Dow
Census[1] 1850 Avon, Franklin, Maine, United StatesAge 24. Farmer.
Census[3] 1860 New Vineyard, Franklin, Maine, United StatesAge 34. Laborer.
Physical Description[4] Dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, 5 ft. 10 in. tall.
Military[2][4] 2 Apr 1864 - 29 Nov 1864 Civil War soldier with the rank of private in 32nd Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Died of disease while in service.
Death[2] 29 Nov 1864
Burial[2] New Vineyard, Franklin, Maine, United StatesW. New Vineyard Cemetery, Section B, Lot 17.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Franklin, Maine, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington, DC: United States Census Office, 1850)
    William R. Billington.

    Household also included Betsey Billington, age 28, Orlando Billington, age 5, and Zachariah Billington, age 1.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Maine State Archives. Veterans cemetery records. (Photographic Sciences Corp., 1975?)
    Image 2396.

    Last Name: Billington
    First: William
    Middle Init.: R
    Address: New Vineyard. (Franklin Co.) Maine
    Date of Birth: 1825
    War: Civil
    Date of Death: Nov, 29, 1864
    Cemetery: W. New Vineyard
    Section No.: B
    Lot No.:17
    Date of Enlistment: April, 2, 1864
    At: Strong, Maine.
    Date of Discharge: Nov, 29, 1864
    Branch of Service: Army
    Rank: Private
    Type of Marker or Stone: G.A.R. Marker & Flag
    War Record: Co. E. 31st Regt Inf Me Vols

  3. Franklin, Maine, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington, DC: United States Census Office, 1860)

    Household also included Betsey Billington, age 38, Enoch M Billington, age 10, Mary Billington, age 8, Ida Billington, age 6, and Franklin Billington, age 4.

  4. 4.0 4.1 Maine, United States. Maine State Archive Collections, 1718-1957
    Image 666.

    Name: Billington, William R.
    Age: 38, 6 mo.
    Co: E
    Inf: 32d
    Rank: Private
    Enlisted: Feb 27 1864
    Mustered: April 2 1864
    Born: Lisbon
    Residence: Strong
    Left Service: Nov 29 1864
    How Left Service: Died of disease
    Transferred to: Co E, 31st Me. Inf., Dec 12 -- '64
    Where Mustered In: Augusta
    Where Left Service: New Vineyard
    Complexion: Dark
    Eyes: Blue
    Hair: Dark
    Height: 5 ft, 10 in
    Occupation: Farmer