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Betsey Billings LaGuire
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1833
Rossie
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: 1891
Mason County
Michigan, USA

Betsey was born in Rossie NY where iron was forged which was the occupation of her father Amasa Billings. Her mother was born an Adams, and there were many Adams around Rossie who would all move to Michigan. After the Civil War Peter and Betsey moved to Kalamazoo Michigan where many of the Adams family had taken up residence. They traveled with the Billings and Smith family to Mason County and received a land grant signed by President Grant. They became pioneers of Mason County when it was all forest with no roads.
She was educated, and kept a journal of her life which today is a family treasure. It is copied along with her and her husband's genealogies in a book by Maren LaGuire.

Betsey never had a stone, but her grave is shown in the picture. Her husband Peter LaGuire is behind her with a flag because he served in the civil war.

Children of Peter and Betsey;

Esther Oliva "Etta" LaGuire b. Dec 6,1848
William Henry LaGuire b.June 10, 1850
Lewis Fitzgerald LaGuire b. Feb 22, 1852
Peter Eugine LaGuire b.Dec 26, 1854
Isabelle May LaGuire b. May 15, 1857
James Herbert LaGuire b. April 1, 1859
Anna Desire LaGuire b. 1861
Betsey LaGuire b. 1866
Orpha LaGuire b. 1868
Fred Linwood LaGuire b. Sept 2, 1872
Frank LaGuire b. 1874

 
 
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 Parents:
  Amasa Billings (1796 - 1884)
  Desire Adams Billings (1800 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter LaGuire (1822 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Isabel Laguire Sullivan (____ - 1903)*
  Esther Oliva LaGuire Gulembo (1848 - 1887)*
  Peter Eugene LaGuire (1854 - 1920)*
  James Laguire (1858 - 1927)*
  Fred La Guire (1872 - 1953)*
  Fred L. LaGuire (1872 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Esther Ireton (1821 - 1873)*
  Amasa Billings (1824 - 1902)*
  Henry Billings (1831 - 1895)*
  Betsey Billings LaGuire (1833 - 1891)
  Hiram H. Billings (1840 - 1878)*
  Daniel Webster Billings (1842 - 1921)*
  Anna Desire Billings Smith (1844 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Victory Cemetery
Ludington
Mason County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Gov Smith
Record added: Mar 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106853365
Betsey <i>Billings</i> LaGuire
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Betsey <i>Billings</i> LaGuire
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- Gov Smith
 Added: Mar. 6, 2016
 
 
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