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Joshua Bill
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 20, 1841

in the 81st year of his age


Joshua Bill was born 14 May 1762 in the part of Groton that is now Ledyard, New London Co., CT and died 20 December 1841 at Ledyard, New London Co., CT. He was a Cooper and a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. He married Abigail Miner. She was born 15 December 1759 and died 14 February 1839. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Miner, a Revolutionary War Veteran, and Ann Denison. Both are buried in the Bill Cemetery at Ledyard, CT. They had the following children:

1)Gurdon Bill
b. 18 January 1784 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 10 September 1856
m. 18 November 1821 to Lucy Yerrington (6 Jan 1795-1 Oct 1846) and had the following children: Edward Mitchell Bill (24 Apr 1822-); Henry Bill (twin) (18 May 1824-); Joshua Bill (twin) (18 May 1824-19 May 1824); Joseph Bill (12 Feb 1826-8 March 1826); Gurdon Bill, Jr. (7 June 1827-); Frederick Bill (6 Apr 1829-9 Apr 1830); Eliza Bill (27 May 1831-31 July 1847); Frederick Bill (7 Sept 1833-); Ledyard Bill (14 May 1836-6 Oct 1907, author of History of the Bill Family); Harriet Bill (28 Apr 1838-17 Nov 1857); and Charles Bill (7 June 1840-)
bur. Bill Cemetery, Ledyard, CT
War of 1812 Veteran
2)Sabrina Bill
b. 14 January 1786 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 29 July 1817 at Roxbury, Delaware Co., NY
m. 15 September 1805 to Samuel Taylor (26 Feb 1781-14 Dec 1858) and had the following children: Samuel Bill Taylor (20 July 1806-); Rodman Taylor (19 Jan 1808-); Alfred H. Taylor (4 Jan 1812-23 Sept 1866); Maria Taylor (19 March 1814-11 Jan 1848); and Mary Ann Taylor (16 Feb 1816-). He married second to her sister Abigail.
3)Sarah Bill
b. 16 September 1787 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 9 January 1845 at Groton, New London Co., CT
m. c1810 to Robert Chapman and had the following children: Robert Chapman (9 Aug 1812-); Sarah Chapman (-bef 1867); and William Chapman (-bef 1867)
bur. Bill Cemetery, Ledyard, CT
4)Phineas Bill
b. 16 September 1789 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 19 December 1839 at Assumption Parish, LA
m. 23 November 1817 to Fanny Gallup at Groton, New London Co., CT
5)Abigail Bill
b. 29 August 1791 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 19 April 1863
m. 11 December 1818 to Samuel Taylor (26 Feb 1781-14 Dec 1858), widower of her sister Sabrina, and had the following children: Gurdon Bill Taylor (21 Sept 1819-); Henry Taylor (12 Dec 1820-11 Aug 1846); James Harvey Taylor (1 Aug 1822-11 Feb 1863); Julius Taylor (1 Aug 1824-); and Elizabeth Taylor (7 Sept 1826-3 Sept 1831)
6)Betsey Bill
b. 24 August 1793 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. after 1867
m. October 1825 to John Darrow and had the following children: Lucy Darrow (3 Feb 1829-) and an unnamed daughter (d. at birth)
7)Fanny Bill
b. 9 March 1795
m. Jesse Bedent
8)Avery Bill
b. 1 October 1796 at Groton (now Ledyard), New London Co., CT
d. 12 March 1866 at Southington, Hartford Co., CT
m. 10 December 1820 to Betsey Barnes (20 March 1797-7 July 1861) and had the following children: Avery Bill (5 Dec 1821-); Palmer Bill (20 Apr 1823-); Maria Elizabeth Bill (3 Dec 1824-); Roswell Bills (14 Jan 1827-); Nancy Bill (4 Dec 1829-); Fanny Bill (6 Dec 1931-); Joshua Bill (20 Nov 1833-); Emeline Bill (20 Dec 1835-); Abby Bill (20 March 1838-); and Mary Ann Bill (14 June 1840-)
bur. Norwich, CT
9)Nancy Bill
b. 2 June 1798
d. October 1799

per Kent Gebhard (#47001358)
Source- History of the Bill Family, Ledyard Bill, NY, 1867 
 
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  Abigail Miner Bill (1759 - 1839)
 
Burial:
Bill Cemetery
Ledyard
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Nov 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16798706
Joshua Bill
Added by: Jan Franco
 
Joshua Bill
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Joshua Bill son of Phineas Bill and Mehitable Woodworth.A Daughters of American Revolution Patriot.Survived action and sustained injury at the Battle of Groton Heights in Groton,Connecticut. Joshua brother to Benajah Bill also a DAR accepted ancestor but ...(Read more)
- Scott Bill Hirst
 Added: May. 30, 2007
 
 
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