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Billings Collection


Title:  Billings Collection

Accession Number: 2015-03

Creator: Lorelei Billings (1932-2016)

Extent: 2 boxes, 61 files

Language:  English

Repository: Digital Manuscripts Collection, Genealogical Forum of Oregon Library, Portland, Oregon

Abstract: The material found in these files consists of research on the maternal line of Lorelei (McDonald) Billings and the ancestors of her husband. She traces the family back from Oregon to Tennessee, with some branches reaching back to England and Ireland in the 1600s.
The files contain correspondence and research notes documenting births, deaths, and marriages. The notes were taken from newspapers, historical publications, cemetery records, marriage and other court documents, and census records.
The most prominent surnames are Billings, McDonald, Millhorn, White, Sell, Ensor, and Cross. The most common locations are Oregon, California, and Tennessee.