BILLINGS Research Data - Muhlenberg and Logan Counties, KY

BILLINGS Research Data
Muhlenberg and Logan
Counties, Kentucky
Along With Some Tennessee Data

Michael L. Hebert


Below is a listing of BILLINGS information that I've collected from a number of sources for Muhlenberg and Logan Counties, Kentucky (see listing at bottom).  The information on this page is far from complete.  If you have any Muhlenberg or Logan County BILLINGS data to add to the list or corrections, feel free to contact me (please include your sources ... see Creating Worthwhile Genealogies: Evidence, Sources and Citation).

Date Event Description
1795 Tax

1795 List of Taxable Property in District of Reubin EWING in Logan County, Kentucky
 [source: Early Kentucky Tax Records, p. 132]

Pg
No
Ln
No
Person's Names
Chargeable with Tax
  Males Over 16 Blacks Horses Cattle Males Over 21   Research Notes

 

 

Samuel BIGGERSTAFF  

1

 

2

 

1

   

 

 

William BILLINGS  

1

 

5

9

1

   
23 Sep 1796 Land "Surveyed for Abraham BILLINGS 100 acres of land by virtue of the Commissioners Certificate No. 200 lying on the the west side of Muddy River ..."  Witnesses: Thomas BIGGERSTAFF, John ARMSTRON [sic].  Wm. READING, D.S.  R. MADISON, S.L.C.  Book A, Page 49.  [source: Logan County Survey Books]
14 Nov 1798 Land "Surveyed for William BILLINGS 200 Acres of second rate land by Virtue of a Certificate No. 2908 Granted by the Commrs when setting in Logan in the year 1798 lying on the west Branches of Muddy River ..."  Witnesses: Saml. & John OLDHAME.  "Wm. BILLINGS marker."  N. LOCKERMAN, D.S.  Wm. READING, S.L.C.  Book B, Page 314.  [source: Logan County Survey Books]
28 Nov 1798 Mar. Samuel BIGGERSTAFF to Patsy BILLINGS [mar. in Logan County].   [source: Kentucky Marriages to 1850]   [see notes]
14 Dec 1798 Misc. Muhlenberg County created by act of Kentucky legislature from parts of Logan and Christian Counties.
20 Jan 1799 Land "Surveyed for Patsey BILLONS 200 acres of second rate land by virtue of the Commissioners Certificate No. 2826 on the waters of Rocky ..."  Mentions "John BIGGERSTAFFs line", "Thomas BIGGERSTAFFs line", and "NEWMANs line."  Witnesses: Thomas BIGGERSTAFF, Shepherd CELL[?].  N. LOCKERMAN, D.S.  Wm. READING, S.L.C.  Book B, Page 51.  [source: Logan County Survey Books]
20 Mar 1800 Mar. James BILLINGS to Kitty LOUDER [mar. in Logan County].  [note - this person conceivably could actually be James BILLINGSLEY]   [source: Kentucky Marriages to 1850]
24 Jun 1800 Misc. Thomas BIGGERSTAFF and others appointed to lay out road "from BILLINGSs ford on Mud River to Greenville."  Court Order Book 1, Page 101.   [source: Muhlenberg County Court Order Books]
1800 Fed. Cens. No BILLINGS found in 1800 Kentucky census reconstructed from tax lists.
15 May 1803 Land Samuel BIGGERSTAFF claims 90 acres "on the South branch of Rocky."  Court Order Book 1, Page 290.   [source: Muhlenberg County Court Order Books]
15 May 1803 Land Ardin BILLINS claims 200 acres.  Court Order Book 1, Page 290.   [source: Muhlenberg County Court Order Books]
27 Jan 1804 Misc. Samuel BIGGERSTAFF and Adam BILLINS [probably should be Arden] mentioned in road order.  Court Order Book 1, Page 322.   [source: Muhlenberg County Court Order Books]
20 May 1804 Land Survey for Abraham BILLINS 212 acres in Muhlenberg County on Clifty Cr.  Book 20, Page 512.  [source: Kentucky Land Grants]
20 Aug 1805 Land Harden BILLINGS claims 100 acres.  Court Order Book 2, Page 37.   [source: Muhlenberg County Court Order Books]
7 Dec 1807 Birth Lydia BILLINGS, parents not given.  [note - 1850 census indicates Lydia was born in TN]   [source: William Thomas Welborn Family Bible]   [see notes]
16 Jul 1808 Mar. Armst. H. BROWN to Cath. BILLINGS.  By Solomon RHOADS, Esquire.  Certificate No. 148.  Book 1, Page 4.  [note - different sources have different dates for marriage: 10 Jul 1809; 15 Jul 1809]   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]   [see notes]

1810 Census - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
 [sources: 1810 Census (various)]

    Free White Males   Free White Females          
Pg
No
Ln
No
Names of
Heads of Families
  Un
der
10
10
to
16
16
to
26
26
to
45
45
& Ovr
  Un
der
10
10
to
16
16
to
26
26
to
45
45
&
Ovr
  Other
Free Not
Indians
Slaves   Research Notes

397

19

George[?] ARMSTRONG  

1

   

1

       

1

             

397

20

John ARMSTRONG          

1

         

1

         

398

19

Thomas BIGGERSTAFF  

2

1

1

1

   

1

2

 

1

           

402

21

Abraham BILLINGS  

2

2

   

1

 

1

2

 

1

     

2

   

403

25

Abraham BILLINGS                                 No entries

403

26

William BILLINGS  

1

     

1

       

1

1

         

405

8

Ardin BILLINGS  

3

   

1

   

1

   

1

           

405

13

Samuel BIGGERSTAFF  

3

1

 

1

   

1

2

 

1

           

407

11

Daniel BROWN    

1

1

1

1

 

1

1

1

 

1

        [see notes]
3 Jun 1819 Mar. Armstead H. BROWN to Kesiah ASH.  By Rev. Asher SHELTON.  Certificate No. 442.  Book 1, Page 11.  [note - one source has date as 30 Jun 1819]   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]   [see notes]
22 Jun 1820 Mar. Abraham BILLINGS Jr. to Frances WOOD [one source has Frances MOORE].  By Rev. Asher SHELTON.  Certificate No. 494.  Book 1, Page 12.  [note - one source has date as 22 Jun 1821]   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]

1820 Census - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
 [source: 1820 Muhlenberg County Census]

    Free White Males   Free White Females                  
Pg
No
Ln
No
Names of
Heads of Families
  Un
der
10
10
to
16
16
to
18
16
to
26
26
to
45
45
& Ovr
  Un
der
10
10
to
16
16
to
26
26
to
45
45
&
Ovr
  Foreign
ers Not
Natrlzd
Agri
cult
ure
Com
mer
ce
Manu
fact
ures
Free
Colo
red
Slaves   Research Notes

135B

23

Thomas BIGGERSTAFF  

2

1

1

1

 

1

 

2

1

         

3

           

137A

6

Arden BILLINGS  

2

1

     

1

 

2

2

 

1

     

1

           

137B

32

Abraham BILLINGS    

3

1

2

1

1

 

1

 

2

1

1

   

4

   

5

     

141B

25

Abraham BILLINGS Jr.        

1

         

1

       

1

           
15 Feb 1821 Mar. Thomas NUNN to Polly BILLINGS.  By Rev. Asher SHELTON.  Certificate No. 526.  Book 1, Page 13.   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]
2 Jan 1822 Land Survey for Abraham BILLINGS 50 acres in Muhlenberg County on Hazel Cr.  Book K, Page 412.  [source: Kentucky Land Grants]
31 Oct 1822 Mar. John FLOYD to Patsy BILLINGS.  By Rev. Jacob BOWEN.  Certificate No. 574.  Book 1, Page 14.  [note - different sources have different dates for marriage: 3 Oct 1822; 21 Oct 1822]   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]
3 Oct 1823 Land Survey for Abraham BILLING 140 acres in Muhlenberg County on Waters Clifty.  Book O, Page 30.  [source: Kentucky Land Grants]
15 Jan 1824 Mar. Abraham BILLINGS to Nancy TERRY [mar. in Butler County].   [source: Kentucky Marriages to 1850]
29 May 1824 Mar. George BILLINGS to Jane KERR [mar. in Logan County].   [source: Kentucky Marriages to 1850]
5 Oct 1826 Mar. John CARSON to Peggy BILLINGS.  By Rev. Robert DUDLEY.  Certificate No. 777.  Book 1, Page 19.   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]
25 May 1827 Mar. John BILLINGS to Elizabeth OWENS.  By Rev. Jacob BOWER.  Certificate No. 801.  Book 1, Page 20.  [note - one source has date as 15 May 1827]   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]
28 Nov 1827 Mar. Willis WILBORN to Lydia BILLINGS.  By Rev. Robert DUDLEY.  Certificate No. 828.  Book 1, Page 20.   [sources: Muhlenberg County  Mar. Recs. (various)]   [see notes]

1830 Census - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
 [source: 1830 Muhlenberg County Census]

    Free White Males   Free White Females        
Pg
No
Ln
No
Names of
Heads of Families
  Un
der
5
5
to
10
10
to
15
15
to
20
20
to
30
30
to
40
40
to
50
50
to
60
60
to
70
70
to
80
80
to
90
90
to
100
100
&
Ovr
  Un
der
5
5
to
10
10
to
15
15
to
20
20
to
30
30
to
40
40
to
50
50
to
60
60
to
70
70
to
80
80
to
90
90
to
100
100
&
Ovr
  Other Info.   Research Notes

88

12

Willis WELLBORN  

1

     

1

                         

1

                       

88

18

James BIGGERSTAFF          

1

                       

1

                         
89 15 Thomas BIGGERSTAFF        

1

       

1

           

1

1

1

     

1

                 

1840 Census - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
 [source: 1840 Muhlenberg County Census]

    Free White Males   Free White Females        
Pg
No
Ln
No
Names of
Heads of Families
  Un
der
5
5
to
10
10
to
15
15
to
20
20
to
30
30
to
40
40
to
50
50
to
60
60
to
70
70
to
80
80
to
90
90
to
100
100
&
Ovr
  Un
der
5
5
to
10
10
to
15
15
to
20
20
to
30
30
to
40
40
to
50
50
to
60
60
to
70
70
to
80
80
to
90
90
to
100
100
&
Ovr
  Other Info.   Research Notes
           

 

                                                       

1850 Census - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
 [source: 1850 Census Images]

Pg
No
Ln
No
Dw
No
Fam
No
Name Age Sex Color Occupation Value
Real
Estate
Birthplace Mar
in
Yr
Sch
in
Yr
20 yrs
+ Can't
Read /
Write 
Deaf,
Dumb,
Blind,
etc.
Enum
Date
Research Notes
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13    
Sub Division No. 2   (enum. by John PAYNE)
 
270

31

?

667

Willis WELBORN 42

M

 

Farmer

$300

Do [Ky]

        10 Oct m. 28 Nov 1827
 

32

    Lydia 42

F

     

Tenn

 

/

      m. as BILLINGS
 

33

    Elizabeth A. 19

F

     

Ky

           
 

34

    John B. 16

M

 

None

 

Miss

           
 

35

    Mary A. 14

F

     

Do

 

/

       
 

36

    Jane H. 11

F

     

Iowa

 

/

       
 

37

    Isabel B. 8

F

     

Miss

 

/

       
 

38

    Wm. T. 6

M

     

Do

           
 

39

    Linney F. 3

F

     

Ky

           
 

40

    Nancy C. 1

F

     

Do

           
 
22 Apr 1858 Death Lydia (BILLINGS) WELBORN, burial place not given.   [source: William Thomas Welborn Family Bible]   [see notes]

Notes & Comments

 

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Sources


Researchers of the BILLINGS families of Muhlenberg and Logan Counties, Kentucky:

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