Billings, Avery Williams, Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in West Haven, Vt., in 1816, and settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1845, and engaged in the harness manufacture and repair business, in which he still continues. He was married in 1850 to Clarissa Amelia Lyman, of Ferrisburgh, Vt. They have had one child born to them, Lois Abigail, who married Squire Chapman Palmer, and resides in Chittenden county, Vt. They have had one child born to them, Harry Billings Palmer. Avery William Billings was a son of William J. and Abigail (Woodward) Billings, who were natives of Massachusetts, and died in Fair Haven, Vt. They had a family of six children, of whom Avery is the only one now living.