Updated Sunday, 2 February 2020 - contains 6157 individuals

Descendants of Joseph Billiter and Elizabeth Filler fl Maryland Colony 1671-1687

Eighth Generation

(Continued)


461. Bessie Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born in Jun 1886 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. She died on 23 Apr 1905 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

Bessie married Ertt Buck "Art" on 2 Apr 1904 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Art was born about 1882 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

They had the following children.

  920 F i Buck was born on 30 Mar 1905 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, West Virginia. She died on 30 Mar 1905.

463. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 25 Dec 1891 in Ohio Co, West Virginia.

Lizzie married Shannon W Anderson on 25 Dec 1908 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Shannon was born in 1887 in Wetzel Co, West Virginia.

They had the following children.

+ 921 M i Harry D Anderson Sr was born on 6 Sep 1911. He died on 20 Sep 1999.
  922 F ii Virginia May Anderson.
  923 F iii Genevieve Anderson.
        Genevieve married Carney.
  924 M iv Chester Anderson.
  925 M v Ray Anderson.
  926 F vi Ethel Anderson.
        Ethel married Gist.

465. Loretta Dale Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 6 May 1895 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

Loretta married Cornelius A Sullivan on 30 Jan 1913 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Cornelius was born about 1871 in Salem Co, New Jersey.

They had the following children.

  927 F i Julia Loretta Sullivan.
        Julia married Meizer.

Loretta also married Arthur Fritz.

They had the following children.

+ 928 F ii Alice Quintella Fritz was born on 26 Oct 1918. She died in May 1993.

466. Edwin R Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 14 Sep 1896 in Paden City, Tyler Co, West Virginia.

1920 census: living in Wetzel Co, WV.  1930: living in Stark Co, OH. Courtesy John and Garnet Cupp.

Edwin married Jeanette Reagen on 23 Dec 1916 in Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Jeanette was born about 1891 in Wetzel Co, West Virginia.

They had the following children.

  929 F i Adalea Billiter.
  930 M ii Franklin Billiter.
  931 M iii Donald Billiter.

467. Earl M Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 19 Dec 1898 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. He died in 1974 in Portland, Oregon.

1920 census: living in Magnolia Twp, Wetzel Co, West Virginia
1930 census: living in Cumberland, Maryland. Courtesy John and Garnet Cupp.

Earl married Helen Frazier. Helen was born on 17 Jul 1901 in Preston Co, West Virginia. She died in 1969 in Woodland Hills, California.

They had the following children.

+ 932 F i Betty June Billiter was born on 23 Jul 1921. She died on 18 Jun 2001.
  933 F ii Virginia B Billiter was born about 1924. She died about 1968.
  934 M iii Donald E Billiter.
  935 M iv Thomas L Billiter was born on 23 Dec 1927. He died on 15 Jul 1996 in Simi Valley, California.
        Thomas married Audry.

469. Leon Loring Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born in 1901 in Wetzel Co, West Virginia. He died on 29 Dec 1984 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. He was buried in Paden City Mem Gardens, Paden City, Wetzel Co, West Virginia.

Living a/o 1980.

Leon married Lavina Pearl Patterson, daughter of William Patterson and Anna Price, on 24 Oct 1925 in Paden City, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Lavina was born about 1905 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. She died on 8 Feb 1980 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia.

They had the following children.

+ 936 M i Jerry Marvin Billiter.

472. Noah Billiter (Jeremiah Marvin , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ).

Noah married Margaret Weaver.

They had the following children.

+ 937 M i John Robert Billiter.

Noah also married Marjorie Schwinhart.

473. Leoda "Lena" Billiter (Peter , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 19 Oct 1888 in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio.

Leoda's birth certificate: b. 10/19/1888, Father: Peter Billiter, Mother:
Mary Southard, Marion Twp. (same Twp as James R. (Jesse) and Lester).

Marriage records of Franklin County: Lena Billiter is 21 on 10/19/1911,
Father Peter Billiter, Mother: Mary Southard, Lena was not previously
married.  m  1/20/1912 to Lovey  (Courtesy Ralph Paul Billiter)
Garner age 26 on 4/15/1911. Father: Leo W. Garner, Mother: Angeline Decker.

1910 Ohio census soundex lists Lena Billiter, 19, Columbus with Joseph R.
Southard.

1930 census.  Truro Twp (Cedarhurst), Franklin Co, Ohio.  James L Garner, 43, wife Helena L, 37,
son James L Jr , 6.  Helena's father was b Virginia.  James Sr is a painter, and not a veteran.

The 1940 Census has the family in Truro, Franklin Co, Ohio, 498 Collingwood Ave.:
James L Garner  47, Labor, Owned home, same residence as 1935, completed 8th grade
Lena Garner 42, completed 12th grade
James L Garner Jr 16, completed 9th grade, (Indexed as James J Garner)

Lena married James Lovey Garner, son of Leo W Garner and Angeline Decker, on 20 Jan 1912 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. James was born on 15 Apr 1885.

Peter Billiter's short obit. mentions Mrs. James Garner as a survivor of
Peter. Lovey Garner is from the marriage record.

They had the following children.

+ 938 M i James L Garner Jr was born on 18 Oct 1923. He died on 23 Aug 1985.

474. James Russell Billiter Sr (Peter , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 1 May 1890 in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio. He died in Nov 1947 in Grove City, Ohio. He was buried in Grove City Cemetery, Ohio.

Buried Thanksgiving day, 1947, Grove City, Ohio.  Russ lived there after the
1932 divorce from Eleanor.  Many Billiters and Siniffs shunned him. (Family memory.)

According to Virginia Louise Reeb, his daughter-in-law, he died of cancer.

The birth certificate for Jesse R. Billiter: b. 5/1/1890, Marion Twp. (same twp.
as Lester and Leoda), Father: Peter Billiter, Mother Rosa Payne (probably a
mistake), indexed under Bellister.

Draft regiatration WWII (undated):  residence 28 Columbus Street, Grove City; age 47; born 1 May 1895 Columbus; employment: guard for defense work, Ranco Inc. Co., 601 West Fifth Ave Columbus.  (Curious birth date - five years too young, but attested true with his signature in a clear, bold hand.  Not too old for employment?  Son James R's medical records has Russ dying at 52, five years too young also.) - JHB

The 1900 Census for Peter's household in Columbus shows Russell as 10 years old.

Russ married Eleanor Agatha Siniff, daughter of Marion Francis Siniff and Theresa Heenan. The marriage ended in divorce. Eleanor was born on 18 Oct 1893 in Darbyville, Pickaway Co, Ohio. She died on 16 Apr 1940 in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio. She was buried on 18 Apr 1940 in Green Lawn Cem, Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio.

Place of birth:  According to Robert Charles Billiter, Eleanor's son, she
was born in Picqua, Ohio.  The Greenlawn cemetery records give Darbyville,
Ohio.  Her funeral book states it was Derby, Ohio.

Date of birth.  The Greenlawn cemetery record states it was 18 OCT 1893;
the funeral book gives 18 OCT 1894.

Cause of death was cancer. Funeral was at Gates-Fourth Methodist church,
Columbus, Ohio.  Buried Greenlawn cemetery, Marion Siniff lot #721, sec93.

They had the following children.

+ 939 F i Mary Pauline "Polly" Billiter was born on 6 Aug 1912. She died on 7 Dec 1981.
+ 940 M ii James Russell Billiter Jr was born on 28 Aug 1913. He died on 1 Sep 1965 from Cancer (Dayton Vetrans' Hospital).
+ 941 M iii Robert Charles Billiter was born on 22 Nov 1920. He died on 6 Dec 2007.

Russ also married Minnie Grant, daughter of Lee Grant, after 1932. Minnie was born in 1888. She died in 1963. She was buried in Grove City Cemetery, Ohio.

Birth and death years are from Grove City Cemetery listing on-line.

475. Lester H Billiter (Peter , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 20 Apr 1892 in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio. He died in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio.

Died at 310 Olentangy Street, according to Robert Charles Billiter.

Lester's birth certificate: b. 4/20/1892, Marion Twp. (same Twp. as JamesR.
(Jesse) and Leoda), Father: Peter Billiter, Mother Mary Southard.

Lester married Mary A Cotter in 1916.

They had the following children.

  942 F i Betty Jane Schultz.

477. Charles Orion Billiter (George Washington , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 21 Sep 1889 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. He died on 30 Mar 1960 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia from Cerebral hemmorage - 70 years.

Charles married Margaret Elizabeth Henthorne "Maggie", daughter of Peter Henthorne and Liva Buck, on 7 May 1910 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, West Virginia. Maggie was born about 1890 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. She died on 18 Feb 1949 in Paden City, Tyler Co, West Virginia from Carcinoma of liver - 58y 3m 18days.

They had the following children.

+ 943 M i Dextrel K Billiter was born on 18 May 1911. He died on 5 Nov 1999 from Respiratory failure.
+ 944 M ii Charles Commodore Billiter was born on 18 Oct 1920. He died on 27 Oct 1974 from Sepsis.
  945 M iii Orion Bruce Billiter.

480. Arthur Howard Billiter (George Washington , John , Joseph , Edward B , Edward , Edward , Joseph ) was born on 2 Jul 1896 in Tyler Co, West Virginia. He died on 25 Jul 1947 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, West Virginia from Left hand heart failure - 51y 0m 23days.

Arthur was District Sales Mgr, Vitalitc Mills, Inc.

Arthur married Hilda B Kelch, daughter of H T Kelch and Blanche Barrett, on 3 Sep 1921 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, West Virginia. Hilda was born in 1897 in Tyler Co, West Virginia.

They had the following children.

+ 946 F i Hilda Ruth Billiter.

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