Billyard Genealogy: William Elmer Billyard

William Elmer Billyard (b. 1898)   
(Billiard)

Occupation: Knitter (1920); Laborer (1922); Concrete Maker (1923); Mason (1926); Helper (1928); Wheel Truer (1929); Janitor (1934-1936)

Parents: William Okie Billyard (b. 1871) & Permilla Green (b. 1879)

Siblings (6): John Harvey Billyard (b. 1900), Milo Henry Billyard (b. 1902), Lillian Edith Billyard (b. 1906), Madeline Billyard (b. 1909), Permilla Billyard (b. 1911), Frank Billyard (half) (b. 1892)

Spouses (3): Nancy Margery Morris (b. 1898), Jessie May Carnes (b. 1902), Beatrice Matilda McKee (b. 1913)

Children (3): Lillian Maepearl Billyard (b. 1923), Doris Mabel Billyard, George Clifford Hyde (step) (b. 1920)

Life Events:
[Year][Date][Age][Event]
1898Sep 21   Born in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
1901 [2-3y] Lived in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [6]
1911 [12-13y] Lived on Centre St, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [7]
1918May 25   [19y, 8m, 4d] Joined the 2nd Central Ontario Regiment in (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)      [2]
  "Aug 2   [19y, 10m, 12d] Embarked for the war in (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)      [2]
1919Jul 6   [20y, 9m, 15d] Returned from the war in (Dunnville, Ontario, Canada)      [2]
 ?   Aug 10   Enlisted for World War II in (Dunnville, Ontario, Canada)      [2]
 ?   Jun 17   Discharged from War
 ?   Oct 15   Awarded the British War Medal
1920Feb 28   [21y, 5m, 7d] Married Nancy Margery Morris (b. 1898) in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [18]
 Married by Thomas Green. Witnessed by Lothania Hamburgh & James Weasner
1921 [22-23y] Lived in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [8]
1923Apr   [24y, 7m] Lived at 1278 West Avenue, Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [9]
  "Apr 16   [24y, 6m, 26d] Married Jessie May Carnes (b. 1902) in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada      [5]
  "Jul 4   [24y, 9m, 13d]   - birth of daughter Lillian Maepearl Billyard (b. 1923) in Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [5]
 ?        - birth of daughter Doris Mabel Billyard      [19]
 ?   Mar 3     - death of former spouse Jessie May Carnes (b. 1902) in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [20, 21]
 ?   Sep 4   Married Beatrice Matilda McKee (b. 1913) in Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [14, 22]
 Married by Thomas H. Orma, same clergyman who married Milo (William's brother) to Jesse Carnes two months earlier. Witnessed by Burt Baty & Lillian Edith Billyard (b. 1906)
 ?    Lived at 51 Milnor, Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [10, 11]
 ?    Lived on rear 1956 Niagara Street, Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [12]
 ?    Lived at 11 Deer, Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [13]
 ?    Lived at 102 Potomac Ave, Buffalo, Erie County, New York State, United States      [14]
 ?    Lived in Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [15]
 ?   Nov 13   Died in Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [16, 17]
Nov 16   Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada      [16]

Census information:
Census Name Age Birth Birth Date Religion Origin Occ. Father's Birth Mother's Birth
1901 William Billiard 2 Ontario u 3 Sept 1895 Baptist English      
1911         '' 12 Ontario Sept 1898    ''    ''      
1921 William E Billiard 22    ''   Methodist    '' Operator Ontario Ontario

Notes

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Sources:
   [1] - Ontario Birth Registry for William Elmer Billyard (1898:501579)
   [2] - World War I Attestation Paper (3311260)
   [3] - United States Declaration of Intention for William Elmer Billyard (document # 32790)
   [4] - Riverside Cemetery, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada (year)
   [5] - United States Declaration of Intention for William Elmer Billyard (document # 54391)
   [6] - 1901 Census [Dunnville Town (2), Haldimand & Monck District, Ontario, Canada, row 17]
   [7] - 1911 Census [Dunnville Town (4), Haldimand, Ontario, Canada, row 13]
   [8] - 1921 Census [Dunnville Town (2), Haldimand, Ontario, Canada, row 46]
   [9] - Buffalo City directory (1923, p373).
   [10] - Buffalo City directory (1926, p327).
   [11] - Buffalo City directory (1928, p304).
   [12] - Buffalo City directory (1929, p254).
   [13] - Buffalo City directory (1933, p304).
   [14] - New York State Marriage Certificate for William Elmer Billyard and Beatrice Matilda McKee (1936, state registration #47016, local registration #199)
   [15] - Canadian Federal Elections Voters List: 1940 Halidmand electoral district, No. 3 (Dunnville, A-J), page 1
   [16] - Death Notice for William Elmer Billyard
   [17] - Andrew Philip Billyard
   [18] - Ontario Marriage Registry for William Elmer Billyard and Marjorie Morris (1920:13214)
   [19] - Obituary for Doris Mabel (nee Billyard) Bygrave (The Record, 30 Jul 2009)
   [20] - Obituary
   [21] - Robert Milo Billyard & Evelyn Kathleen (née Dawe) Billyard
   [22] - World War II documents (Canadian National Archives RG 150, Box 731 - 28)


Last updated 10 Nov 2022 by Andrew Billyard

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