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Billups Family Bible

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Date: 1760 to 1875
Location: Gloucester County, Virginia Colonymap
Surname/tag: Billups Gayle Williams Dixon Bohannon
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Billups Family Bible, 1760-1875

OF INTEREST IN THE CHART IS IV. LUCRETIA BILLUPS GAYLE (ca. 1730 - 1809) who married MATTHEW GAYLE (1722 - 1787, Lunenburg Co., VA) in 1753. Matthew and his brother, JOSIAH, left Kingston Parish and settled in South Carolina after the Revolutioinary War.

Also of interest are the descendants of Generation V. JOSEPH BILLUPS (1860 - 1815) who appear below in the family Bible.

BILLUPS FAMILY BIBLE, 1760 - 1875 (Library of Virginia #21612) Family Record - Marriages

Joseph and Joice Billups was married by the Rev'd. David Tinsley DD in the county of Gloucester at the house of Richard Respess Sr. on the 14th (?) Day of February in the year 1784.
George Gayle and Lucy J. Billups was married by Wm Fitchett DD on Thursday the 9th day of February 1804 at the house of Jos Billups.
Thomas Williams and Mary L. Billups was married the 18th day of October on Thursday by Wm Fitchett 1804 at the house of Jos Billups.
William L. Smith and Joice R. Billups was married the 1st day of June Thursday by the Rev. H. Smith 1815 at the house of Joseph Billups.
Finley Dixon and Pamela (?) Billups was married Saturday the 18th of May 1816 by Rev. Williams at the house of Joice Billups wid of Jos Billups.
Wickham Billups and Mary L. Billups was married by the Rev. Richard Billups DD in the county of Mathews at the house of John Billups the 15th day of July in the year 1819.
William Bohannon and Rosamund Billups was married the _____day of January 1824 Thursday by the Rev. John Brownley.
John H. Bohannon and Susan Billups was married the 6th day of January 1825 by the Rev. Humphrey Billups at the house of Joice Billups.
Isaac S. Armistead and Anneliza Billups was married the 28 day of October 1830.


Joseph Billups Jurnir son of John and Mary was born on the 29 of Sep 1760.
Joice Respess now Billups dau of Richard and Lucy Respess was born on the first day of Nov. 1766.

  1. Mary Lilly Billups first child of Joseph and Joice Billups was born January 21 1785.
  2. Lucy Gayle Billups born Feb. 25 1787.
  3. Maria Billups born Decem 29th 1788.
  4. Pamela Billups born March 28 1791.
  5. Joice Billups born April 11 1798.
  6. Wickham Billups born Decem 2, 1795.
  7. Susannah Billups born Feb 8 1798
  • Names torn off
  1. _____Eliza Billups b. September 9 1810.

George Gayle and Thomas Williams children:

Billups Gayle born March 7th 1805, child of George and Lucy Gayle.
Wm Williams born Oct 26 1805
Colston (?) Gayle born Jan 9 1807.
John Williams born June 18 1807.
Carolina Gayle born Sept 17 1808.
Joice Williams born Sept 11, 1809
Hannah Williams born June 12 1812.
Pamela Dixon died Mar 26______age 84 years 2m.
Lucy Gayle died April 26 1852.
Mary L. Williams died June 5 1857 (?)
Susan Bohannon died August________1866 age 69.
Joice Billups departed this life 14 March 1847, age 80 yrs 4 months and 14 days.
Joseph Billups departed this life April 5, 1815, age 54 years 6 months 7 days.


  • Mandell, Gaule N., "Chapter 14 - Strays, Allied Families & Gayle Family Slaves in Gloucester County." Archive.org captured on 27 Nov 2015, Retrieved on 8 September 2017. Repository: Library of Virginia #21612.

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