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JOHNSON and SCHAUFELBERGER GENEALOGY

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William Willard (~1470-~1559) married Johan unknown
Richard Willard (1500-1558) married Elizabeth unknown (~1532-1587)
Simon Willard (~1518-~1584) married Elizabeth unknown
Richard Willard (abt.1581-1616/7) married Joan (unknown) Morebread (~1585-1616/7)
George Willard (1614-1656) married Dorothy Dunster (1618-?)
Jacob Willard (~1650-~1678) married Mary White (1650/1-?)
Jonathan Willard (~1678-1772) married Sarah Bartlett (1682-1767)
Sarah Willard (1711-<1790) married Oliver Pratt (1710-1763)


 WILLIAM WILLARD
born
~1470 at Benchley, Kent ENG
married
Johan unknown
died
~1559 3
will proved
1559
Children:
Thomas Willard
b. ~1507; d. 1602

 RICHARD WILLARD
born
~1500 at Benchley, Kent ENG
occupation
yeoman
married
Elizabeth unknown
will dated
Sep. 18, 1558 at Benchley, Kent ENG
died
Sep./Oct. 1558
will proved
Oct. 24, 1558
Children:
Robert Willard
Alexander Willard
d. Nov. 1572
George Willard
Richard Willard
Andrew Willard
Thomas Willard
William Willard
b. ~1534; d. 1603/4
Alice Willard
Agnes Willard

 SIMON /SYMON/SIMEONE WILLARD
born
~1518 (probably at Benchley, Kent ENG)
occupation
yeoman
married
~1560 to Elizabeth unknown (BUR Apr. 12, 1587 at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG)
will dated
Feb. 6, 1584/5
died
Feb. 1584/5 at Gowthurst (Goudhurst), Kent ENG
will proved
Feb. 26, 1584/5
Children:
Thomas Willard
Thomasine Willard
daughter Willard
m. unknown Bolde

 RICHARD WILLARD 2
born
~1568?
christened
Mar. 10, 1581 at Horsemonden, Kent ENG
married 1st
<1591 to Catherine unknown (BUR. Mar. 11, 1597/8)
married 2nd
Sep. 23, 1601 to Margery Humphrie at Westgate, Kent ENG (BUR. Dec. 12, 1608)
married 3rd
Jan. 17, 1609 to Mrs. Joan (unknown) Morebread/Morehead at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG
will dated
Feb. 12, 1616/7
died
Feb. 1616/7at Horsemonden, Kent ENG
buried
Feb. 20, 1616/7 at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG
will proved
Mar. 8, 1616/7
Children of 3rd Marriage:
John Willard
CHR Mar. 3, 1611/12 at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG; BUR. Jun. 20, 1613
Edward Willard
CHR Mar. 22, 1611/12 at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG; BUR Apr. 5, 1612 at St. Margaret's, Horsemonden, Kent ENG

 GEORGE WILLARD
born
~1614
christened
Dec. 4, 1614 at Horsmonden, Kent ENG
married
~1635/41 to Dorothy Dunster at Scituate, Plymouth MA
died
~1656 at Willard's Purchase, Prince George's County MD (now Nottingham, Prince Georges MD)
Children:
Daniel Willard
b. 1636 at Scituate, Plymouth MA; CHR Sep. 14, 1645; m. Jun. 10, 1695 to Esther Matthews [first marriage at the age of 59?]; d. Apr. 20, 1712
Joshua Willard
b. 1640 at Scituate, Plymouth MA; d. <1652? [not mentioned in father's land demand]
Deborah Willard
b. Sep. 14, 1641 at Scituate, Plymouth MA; CHR Sep. 14, 1645; m. 1658 to Paul Sears; d. May 13, 1721 at Yarmouth, Barnstable MA
George Willard
CHR Sep. 14, 1645; d. <1652? [not mentioned in father's land demand]
Samuel Willard
b. <1652 [mentioned in father's land demand]

 JACOB WILLARD (Dr.) 1
born
~1650 at Scituate, Plymouth MA [but not mentioned in George Willard's land demand]
married
Oct. 23, 1677 to Mary White at Watertown, Middlesex MA
died
~1678 at Newton, Middlesex MA
Children:

 JONATHAN WILLARD
born
~1678 OR Jul. 12, 1676 [precedes marriage date of parents] at Newton OR Watertown, Middlesex MA
married
Dec. 20, 1708 to Sarah Barlett at Watertown, Middlesex MA
died
Aug. 22, 1772
Children:
Jonathan Willard
b. Apr. 29, 1710; m. Parthenia unknown; d. <Dec. 7, 1752
Ephraim Willard
b. Jan. 14, 1713; d. Apr. 11, 1714 OR <Aug. 29, 1714
Ephraim Willard
b. Aug. 29, 1714; d.1741
Samuel Willard
b. Mar. 12, 1717; d. Dec. 4, 1719
Mary Willard
b. ~1718; m. ~1740 to Alexander Shepard; d. 1756
Zachariah Willard
b. Feb. 23, 1719; d. Aug. 17, 1720
Hannah Willard
b. Dec. 6, 1720; d. Jul. 31, 1722 (drowned)
 
Lydia Willard
b. May 2, 1723; m. 1st 1743 to  J. Drury; m. 2nd Nov. 23, 1750 to Lemuel Pratt at Needham, Norfolk MA; d. ~Mar. 1788
Esther Willard
b. ~1724/5
Seth Willard
b. Apr. 20, 1726
Nathan Willard
b. Jun. 27, 1728; m. Nov. 16, 1752 to Violet Dix at Watertown, Middlesex MA

 SARAH WILLARD
born
Sep. 3, 1711 at Needham, Norfolk MA
married 1st
Dec. 17, 1734 to Oliver Pratt at Newton, Middlesex MA
married 2nd
Jun. 17, 1774 to Peter Bent of Winchester, Cheshire NH 4
died
<1790 at Barre, Worcester MA
Children of 1st Marriage:
FOOTNOTES

 1 At  WFA Genealogy Report George-1 Willard for The Willard Family Association of America, Inc., it is noted that while Pope lists George Willard and Dorothy Dunster as the parents of Dr. Jacob Willard, Phelps lists Jacob's father as Daniel Willard. Gordon Green also traces Dr. Jacob Willard's ancestry via George Willard, as does James Savage who further states that Daniel and Esther (Matthews) Willard had no issue. However, George Willard's demand for land in Maryland names only two sons: Daniel and Samuel.
 2 See Willard-Hosmer for a discussion of Richard Willard's marriages and children
 3 A number of researchers record the death of William Willard as Dec. 5, 1474 without reconciling his approximate birth date of 1470 or accounting for his wife and 2 children when he would have been only 4 years old. Presumably, the death date is recorded on a tombstone or other church record in Benchley. But this individual is unlikely to have been the father of Richard Willard - more likely to have been the grandfather.
 4 However, this marriage record may be for Sarah (Pratt) Parker rather than Sarah (Willard) Pratt.

SOURCES CONSULTED
My Family - Genealogy of Gordon Green
Willard-Hosmer by Stephen M. Lawson
Index of Surnames - Genealogy of Albert & Patricia Myers
F248879 - Genealogy of Rob Salzman at e-familytree.net

UNDERLYING SOURCES referenced by the above
Phelps, James Andrew, ed., Heroic Willards of '76; Life and Times of Captain Reuben Willard of Fitchburg, Mass., Genealogical Bureau, New York NY  1917
Pope, Charles Henry, ed., Willard Genealogy; Sequel to Willard Memoir, Willard Family Association, Boston MA 1915
Willard, Joseph, Willard Memoir; or, Life and Times of Major Simon Willard: with notices of three generations of his descendants, and two collateral branches in the United States , Phillips, Sampson, and Co., Boston MA 1858
Descendants of Joseph Bartlett of Newton Massachusetts,The Tuttle Company, Rutland VT 1934
The 20th Century Biographical Library of Notable Americans., CD-ROM, Ancestry Inc., Salt Lake City UT 1996
Lyon, Lorene J. and Williard, Ruth H., ed., Descendants of Henry-2 Willard of Still River, Massachusetts, Based on The Willard Genealogy, 1915 Edition of which this is the Second Supplement, Willard Family Association of America, Inc., Hartford CT 1989