Biographical Sketch of Billy Titus

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Billy, son of Joel and Mary (Treat) Titus, was born in Washington, Connecticut, March 2. 1780. He settled at Paris, now (1910) Marshall, Oneida county, New York, in 1804, where he found excellent opportunities for the pursuit of his trade, that of blacksmith, and eventually built up an extensive business in Forge Hollow. He died in Marshall, January 4, 1860. He married (first) May 26, 1806, Judith Huested, who died November 11, 1829; he married (second) April 4, 1830, Susan Derby, who died May 9, 1859, aged sixty-four years. Children, all of first wife: 1. Sophia, born 1807, died 1808. 2. Anson, see elsewhere. 3. Lucius, born July 28, 1811, settled in Coldwater, Michigan. 4. Sophia, born March 13, 1813, married Adonijah Day, of Deansville (now (1910) Deansboro), New York. 5. Horace H., August 4, 1816, settled in Phelps, New York. 6. Phebe J., December 28, 1818, married James McAdam, of New York City. 7. Orrin Strong, July 23, 1821, settled in New York City. 8. Juliet, October 27, 1823, married Mark Hanchett and resided in Chicago, Illinois. 9. Hosea Ballou, January 2, 1826, settled in Waterville, Oneida county. New York. 10. Delos M., May 10, 1828, settled in New York City, died there in 1871.

MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. Web. 28 January 2015. - Last updated on May 17th, 2011


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