Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
NameEllen Savilla Billings
Birth13 Jul 1841, Richmond, Macomb, MI138
Death5 Sep 1920, Paw Paw, Lee, IL
Burial7 Sep 1920, Wyoming Cemetery, Paw Paw, Lee, IL
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Wyoming Cemetery, Paw Paw, Lee, IL1, Ellen S. Braffet
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL:, http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilslrhm/Obituaries_B.htm, Ellen Braffet
!CENSUS: 25-Jan-1870 Brooklyn, Lee, IL, 39/39, Ellen Braffit
!CENSUS: 1880 Paw Paw Grove, Lee, IL134, Ellen S. Braffet
!REFERENCE: 1893, The Felt Genealogy136, page 275, "Ellen Savilla Billings, b. in Richmond, July 13, 1841; m. in East Paw Paw, Ill., Sept. 19, 1860, James H. Braffet,
son of James and Melissa (Furman) Braffet of Paw Paw. He was b. in Florida, Orange County, N. Y., Oct. 16, 1834. Is a graduate of Bellevue Medical College and Hospital,
New York, and is engaged in the practice of medicine at Paw Paw.", parents Savilla Felt and James Billings
!REFERENCE: 1906 Lee, IL obituary for mother-in-law Malissa (Furman) Braffet33
!CENSUS: 20-21-Apr-1910 Paw Paw Village, Wyoming, Lee, IL, 97/99, Ellen S. Braffett, 9 children 6 living
!REFERENCE: 12-Sep-1918 WWI draft registration card for son Will Carlton Braffet, Ellen S. Braffet
!CENSUS: 1920 Wyoming, Lee, IL, 176/177, Sarah A. Braffet, father born Canada, mother born MA
!NOTE: Middle name possily "Serville"; Two references have birthplace as Richmond, Macomb, MI
!REFERENCE: 1915 Prominent Men & Pioneers of Utah
!REFERENCE: 1927 Price, Carbon, UT deaths, for son Mark Pomeroy Braffet
!REFERENCE: 1938 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT deaths137, for son Will Carlton Braffet, Ellen Seville Billings, born WI
!REFERENCE 2001, Wisconsin Crossroads: A Genealogical History of Several Early Settlers to Wisconsin - Edes, Billings, Koch/Cook, McQuiston, Rosseter and Related Families (Manitowoc, Dunn and Buffalo Counties), "James and Savilla (Felt) Billings, Dunn County, 1860s"
!REFERENCE: Portrait and Biographical Record of Lee County, Illinois139, parents James M. Billings and Savilla Felt
Spouses
Birth16 Oct 1834, Florida, Orange, NY132,35
Death16 Jul 1899, Paw Paw, Lee, IL132,35
Burial20 Jul 1899, Wyoming Cemetery, Paw Paw, Lee, IL132,35
FatherJames J. Braffet (1802-1888)
MotherMelissa A. Furman (1813-1906)
Misc. Notes
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Wyoming Cemetery, Paw Paw, Lee, IL1, James H. Braffet
!BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL:http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilslrhm/Obituaries_B.htm, Dr. James H. Braffet
!MARRIAGE: IGI A458645 0406; Paw Paw, Lee, IL
!CENSUS: 1850 Blooming Grove, Orange, NY, 312/312, Jas. H. Braffet
!DEED: Orange, NY Deed Book 127, pp. 413-415, 05-Oct-1853 deed from Daniel and Martha Durland of Goshen, Orange, NY to James Braffet of Chester, Orange, NY [this deed might be to his father or to Hezekiah's son James]
!CENSUS: 1855 Chester, Orange, NY, Jas. H. Braffit
!OCCUPATION: Teacher
!CENSUS: 1860 Paw Paw, Dekalb, IL, 3149/63, James H. Braffall
!CENSUS: 25-Jan-1870 Brooklyn, Lee, IL, 39/39, James H. Braffit
!REFERENCE: 1872 Lee, IL Plat Book133
!CENSUS: 1880 Paw Paw Grove, Lee, IL134
!REFERENCE: 14-Mar-1885 Amboy News135
!REFERENCE: 26-Sep-1885 Amboy News135
!REFERENCE: 10-Apr-1891 postcard from Jas. H. Braffet
!OCCUPATION: Physician132
!REFERENCE: 1893, The Felt Genealogy136, page 275, "Ellen Savilla Billings, b. in Richmond, July 13, 1841; m. in East Paw Paw, Ill., Sept. 19, 1860, James H. Braffet,
son of James and Melissa (Furman) Braffet of Paw Paw. He was b. in Florida, Orange County, N. Y., Oct. 16, 1834. Is a graduate of Bellevue Medical College and Hospital,
New York, and is engaged in the practice of medicine at Paw Paw."
!REFERENCE: 1899 obituary132, Dr. James H. Braffet, father-in-law James M. Billings
!REFERENCE: 21-Aug-1899 Lee, IL probate, James H. Braffet, 87 pages
!REFERENCE:http://www.leecountyhistory.com/lee_county/pawpaw.htm
!REFERENCE: 1915 Prominent Men & Pioneers of Utah, for son Mark P. Braffet
!REFERENCE: 1927 Price, Carbon, UT deaths, for son Mark Pomeroy Braffet
!REFERENCE: Portrait & Biographical Record of Lee County, IL, p. 433
!REFERENCE: 1938 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT deaths137, for son Will Carlton Braffet, James Harvey Braffet
!REFERENCE: 1960s notes of phone conversation between Mrs. Robert Ingersol Braffet and L. Vadeima G. Whitley
!REFERENCE 2001, Wisconsin Crossroads: A Genealogical History of Several Early Settlers to Wisconsin - Edes, Billings, Koch/Cook, McQuiston, Rosseter and Related Families (Manitowoc, Dunn and Buffalo Counties), "James and Savilla (Felt) Billings, Dunn County, 1860s"
Marriage19 Sep 1860, Paw Paw, Lee, IL
ChildrenDwight (1862-1864)
 Mary (1863-1864)
 Nellie N. (1864-1942)
 John J. (~1866-1933)
 Charles C. (1868-1908)
 Mark Pomeroy (1870-1927)
 James Harvey (1871-1914)
 Will Carlton (1876-1938)
 Ida Esther (1881-1955)
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