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Posted: 24 Jul 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 10 Sep 2001 2:51PM GMT
from 1878 History of Fayette County, IA
Auburn Township
page 749-50

BILLMEYER, ELLIS, farmer, Sec. 26; P.O. Douglass; born in Columbia Co., Penn., in 1826. Married Matilda BODINE in 1844; she was born in the same county in 1826; have nine children - Christian, William, Emma, Ella, Eliza, Josepine, Charles, Rittie and Clara; lost one child, Margaret. Came to this county in 1855 and settled on his present estate; owns 390 acres of land, also has a saw-mill in conneciton with his farm. Held the office of Pathmaster and School Director some years and is one of the early settlers in this vicinity; is also a member of the M.E. Church.
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