Matching family tree profiles for Conrad B Billman, Sr.
About Conrad B Billman, Sr.
Birth: Jun. 16, 1740 Bucks County Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1798 Cisna Run Perry County Pennsylvania, USA
Conrad was born in Lynn Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was a son of Hans David Billman and Anna Maria Bentz, German immigrants from Biberach an der Riß, Duchy of Württemberg. In 1756, when Conrad was 15 years old, his mother and two of his siblings were murdered by Indians.
He married Anna Catharina Grimm in 1759 in Northampton County. He was the father of 13 children:
- Jacob, b. 1760
- Johann, b. 1762
- Conrad, b. 1764
- Maria Magdalena, b. 1766
- Maria Barbara, b. 1768
- John, b. 1770
- Anna Elisabeth, b. @1772
- Christina Margaretha, b. 1774
- John Henry, b. 1776
- David, b. 1778
- George, b. 1781
- Andrew, b. 1783
- Catharina, b. 1786
When the Revolutionary War began, Conrad took an Oath of Allegiance to the United States, from Mathias Probst, on September 7, 1777. He enlisted as a Second Class Militiaman in the Northampton County Militia, known as "Frontier Rangers".
In 1795, Conrad sold his farm in Lynn Township, Northampton County, and moved to Toboyne Township in Cumberland County. (After Cumberland County was divided in 1820, this area became Madison Township in the newly created Perry County)
Three years later Conrad was deeply in debt, and hanged himself. He was buried at his farm, near Cisna Run. No grave marker has been found.
Anna Catharina Grimm Billman (1739 - 1811)*
- Conrad Billman (1764 - 1830)*
- John Billman (1770 - 1845)*
- Christina Margaretha Billman Bower (1774 - 1858)*
- David Billman (1778 - 1869)*
- Andrew Billman (1783 - 1830)*
Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial Specifically: Buried at his farm near Cisna Run
Conrad B Billman, Sr.'s Timeline
June 16, 1740
Lynn Township, Northumberland, PA, USA
May 1, 1764
Lynn Township, PA, USA
February 8, 1766
December 25, 1774
Lynn Township, Northampton, PA, USA
March 10, 1798
Cedar Run, PA, USA
Family Farm: Cedar Run, Cumberland Co., PA