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Wesley Irvin Bilyeu
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1843
Death: Sep. 6, 1924
Bono
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA

Born Sept. 12, 1843, son of James Bilyeu (1790-1886; born in Hardin Co., KY) and Eunice Ellexson (1805-1891); siblings: Mahala (b. 1832), Minerva Jane (1835-1865), Zilphia E. (1835-1887), James Willis (b. 1837), John Edward (1839-1901; Co. D, 38TH IND INF), Ezekiel Riley (1841-1862; Co. D, 38TH IND INF), Eunice Elizabeth (b. 1845), Calvin Felix (b. 1849), and Jeremiah E. (b. @1857); age 16 at the time of the 1860 U.S. census; discharged, 1862; married (1) Miss Eliza Blackburn on April 21, 1864 in Washington Co., IN; children w/Eliza: Eunice Mary (1865-1953), Winnie (1867-1907), James W. (b. 1868), John (b. 1876), Margaret Alma (b. 1879), and Ettie E. (1882-1907); applied for a federal pension Apr. 19, 1884 app. #511,274 cert. #281,711; married (2) Margaret A. Bewen on March 22, 1916 in Washington Co., IN; d. Sept. 6, 1924 in Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Bilyeu (1790 - 1886)
  Eunice Ellexson Bilyeu (1805 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Blackburn Bilyeu (1843 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Alma Bilyeu Cornwell (1879 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Talbott Cemetery
Mitchell
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Jan 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33374716
Wesley Irvin Bilyeu
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Wesley Irvin Bilyeu
Added by: Traie Shelhart
 
Wesley Irvin Bilyeu
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To my great great grandfather-Thinking of you and your service years ago as Memorial Day approaches.
- SR Smith
 Added: May. 21, 2014

- Geraldine Barnett
 Added: Oct. 28, 2011
Civil War Veteran
- Traie Shelhart
 Added: Jan. 29, 2009
 
 
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