Jared Billington was born about 1789 in Johnson Co. North Carolina. He moved to Tennessee along with his father who had 375 acres near Caney Springs granted him through a military reservation for veterans. . Jared probably raised his family on the same acerage .His wife was Tracy Phoebe Farraby. His children were J. A. 1822, Sylvia 1824, David 1826, Jason 1829, Arabia Wilburn 1835, R.G. 1836, Ransom 1840. The first four children were born in Bedford Co, TN, but the last three were born in Marshall Co TN. They didn't move, the county line did. He appears in the 1830 and 1840 census records of McCracken Co. KY where he died around 1850. It is not know why he moved his family from Tennesee to Kentucky. Our line follows J.
A. Billington who's story will be told on the next blog