Posts made in June, 2016

Billington Descendants of the Mayflower

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 14 comments

Billington Descendants of the Mayflower

John Billington family I am related to this Billington Family that came over on the Mayflower.  This family has some interesting stories.  Have you ever wondered if you are a descendant of the Mayflower? John Billington was born in England, about 1580 and was executed, more than likely by hanging, at Plymouth in September 1630.  His wife’s name was Ellinor who was also born in England about 1580.   The Billington’s came over on the Mayflower to become independent of the Separatist church group from Leiden. The ship had 102 passengers and a crew of about 30-40 in extremely cramped conditions....

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The Bennett Family Tree

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Bennett Family Tree

England to Livonia, Michigan This is the genealogy of the Bennett family tree. According to the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild, my Bennett family came over on the Ship Vibilia, from London, England to New York.  The ship arrived in New York, New York, on September 17, 1836.  From the passenger list, it lists Thomas Bennett, 37 years old, male, Farmer, and Daniel Bennett, 21 years old, male, farmer.  According to the Index of Landowners in 1876, Thomas owned 98 acres on Section 33 in Livonia Township.   The family grew over the next several decades.  Because of the family growing the acres...

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