Ernest Lincoln Billings


Obituary




From the Adams County Press, Saturday July 2, 1904, Page 4

E. L. Billings of Roche-a-Cris, died at his home at that place, June 
23rd, aged 43 years, of pneumonia.

Ernest Lincoln Billings was born July 21, 1860 at Lomira, Dodge Co., 
Wis., when he was about 13 years old his parents moved to Oconomowoc, 
where he resided until he reached manhood. March 7, 1882 he was married 
to Esther R. Carpenter of Oconomowoc, of this union seven children were 
born, of whom six with the wife are left to mourn the loss of a kind 
husband and affectionate father. 

Mr. Billings came to Adams county in 1890 and settled on the farm at 
Roche-a-Cris, where he has since resided. He was an earnest and 
sincere Christian, a leader in the rleigious and Sunday school work 
of the neighborhood. He had held many offices of trust in his town, 
always with credit, and enjoyed the respect and esteem of his townsmen.

Funeral services were held at the family home Saturday, Rev. A. H. Smith 
officiating. The interment was at Roche-a-Cris.

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