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James Richmond Billue (1809 - 1883)

PVT James Richmond Billue
Born in Waxhaw, Union, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Wilkinson County, Georgia, United Statesmap
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James was born in 1809 to Stephen Billue and Elizabeth Williams. He may have had at least 1 sibling: Stephen Jr. His father may have had more than one wife and other children. He married on 24 Nov 1833 in Wilkinson County, Georgia, to Sarah "Sallie" Dupree, daughter of Thomas Washington Dupree and Cynthia McDonald. He was about 24 years old. She died the following year. They did not have children together.

He remarried about 1835-1853 in Wilkinson County to Elizabeth "Lizzie" Fordham, daughter of Benjamin Fordham and Elsie Miller. They had 1 child together:

  1. James Franklin Billue
  • Fact: Residence (1840) District 354, Wilkinson, Georgia
  • 1850 census record not found
  • Fact: Residence (1860) Griffins District, Wilkinson, Georgia

He served in the Civil War: Company D, 8th Regiment, Georgia Militia.

  • Fact: Residence (1870) District 332, Wilkinson, Georgia
  • Fact: Residence (1880) District 332, Wilkinson, Georgia

He passed away in 1883 at the age of 74.

  • Fact: Burial (1883) Fordham Family Cemetery, Irwinton, Wilkinson, Georgia


FamilySearch PID: LZ2F-2N9
Find A Grave: Memorial #46498933 Headstone Photo: Yes


  • History of Wilkinson County, Georgia (Davidson, Georgia, 1889), pages 447-449.
  • Year: 1840; Census Place: District 354, Wilkinson, Georgia; Roll: 53; Page: 299; Family History Library Film: 0007048
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), J R Billue, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 June 2019), James R Billue, 1870.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 August 2017), James R Billew, District 332, Wilkinson, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 144, sheet 414C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,172.
  • "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2018), James R. Billue in entry for James Frank Billue, 1925.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 30 September 2019), memorial page for James Richmond Billue (16 Sep 1809–8 Oct 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46498933, citing Fordham Family Cemetery, Irwinton, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jared Reid (contributor 47217208).

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