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ABIGAIL (ABBIE) WILLIS (1792-1875)
Submitted by Seekingroots@aol.com

Born 13 Sept 1792, NJ; died 3 June 1875; daughter of Joseph Willis and Grace Winans. (See Joseph Willis, 1759-1841).
Married: 1) unknown
Married: 2) 24 Aug 1821, Jefferson Co., OH to John Sapp, born 16 Aug 1767, Maryland; died 18 Nov 1841; son of George Sapp and Christina Elizabeth Texter.
Children:
1. Hetty Sapp, born 15 July 1822; died 14 March 1909; married 12 March 1843, Jefferson Co., OH to Elias L. Thomas, son of Andrew Thomas and Margaret Miller.
2. Joseph Sapp, born 28 dec 1823, Jefferson Co., OH; died 11 Dec 1909; married 4 Dec 1851, Jefferson Co., OH to Ann Eliza Cooper, born May 1834, Jefferson Co., OH; daughter of Henry Cooper and Catherine LNU
3. Ruth Ann Sapp, born 22 Jan 1826; died 28 Nov 1911, buried Sugar Grove M.E. Cemetery, Jefferson Co., OH; married 1 July 1847 to John Crawford, born 8 May 1824, Maryland; died 29 July 1870, Jefferson Co., OH; son of Josiah Crawford.
4. Nancy Sapp, born 6 May 1828, OH; died 6 Jan 1906, buried Knoxville United Presbyterian Cemetery; married 22 June 1852, Jefferson Co., OH to Joseph Clendenning, born 1830, OH; son of James Clendenning and Sallie Day.
5. Daniel Sapp, born 13 Sept 1830
6. Jane Sapp, born 1831
7. William Porter Sapp, born 23 Oct 1832, OH; married 22 May 1873 to Cynthia Stewart, born 24 Feb 1856, Goose Creek, WV; died 19 July 1935, Hardin Co., OH; buried Dunkirk Cemetery; daughter of William Stewart and Sophia Smith.

ABNER WILLIS ( 1796-1874 )
Submitted by : KWillisW@aol.com

Born 20 Apr 1796 in Craven Co. N. C., and died 23 May 1874 in Posey Co. Ind.. Son of EPHRIAM4, JOSEPH3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1)
Married NANCY ANN HAYES in, we believe, N.C., daughter of JOHN HAYES and ELIZABETH CAMPBELL. She was born 16
Oct 1798 in Craven Co. N. C., and died 17 May 1878 in Posey Co. Ind..
Children:
1. Elizabeth Willis, m. Francis Tuttle, 17 Sep 1840, Posey Co., In.; Marriage: believe this to be abners dau. can't prove it.
2. James S Willis, b. 29 Jul 1818, N.C.; d. 21 May 1857, Franklin Co . IL..
3. John H Willis, b. 1821, N.C.; d. 23 Dec 1862, Franklin Co . IL..
4. Nancy Ann Willis, b. Abt. 1825, Craven Co. N. C..
5. Hester Ann Willis, b. Jul 1825, N. Carolina.
6. Joseph H Willis, b. 1830, Posey Co. Ind.; d. 05 Aug 1914, West Frankfort, Ill..
7. Sarah A Willis, b. Oct 1831, Posey Co. Ind.; d. 1923.
8. William Malachi Willis, b. 08 Dec 1833, Posey Co. Ind.; d. 05 Jan 1912, West Frankfort, Ill..
9. Abner Willis, Jr, b. Abt. 1837, Posey Co. Ind.; d. 03 Apr 1909, Marion, ILL..
10. Robert Willis, b. May 1840, Posey Co. Ind.; d. 15 Aug 1914, Posey Co. Ind..

ABNER WILLIS, JR. (1837-1909)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 1837, Posey Co., IN; died 3 April 1909, Marion Co., IL; son of Abner Willis and Nancy Hayes. (See Abner Willis 1796-1874)
Married: Jessima Douglas Rodenberger, 16 April 1864, Posey Co., IN. Marriage: White Co., IL marriage book 1865-1900; daughter of Absolom Rodenberger and Martha Hirshman. She was born 1846 in Germany.
Children:
1. Charles M. Willis, born 1865, IN
2. Gertrude Willis, born about 1869, IN; married Charles F. Terry, 32 Dec 1891, White Co., IL
3. Rufus Willis, born about 1872, Posey Co., IN; married Mary Rhoades, daughter of Valentine Rhoades and Betty Birkheadd
4. Albert Berton Willis, born 2 July 1877, White Co., IL
5. Ruth Willis, born April 1880, Franklin Co., IL; died 12 Nov 1889, White Co., IL

ABNER B. WILLIS (1796-1874)
Submitted by:
KWillisW@aol.com
Additional data submitted by Geneita Reed Hanson
GeneitafromIl@webtv.net

Born 20 April 1796, Scotland or Craven Co., NC; died 23 May 1874, Posey, IN; parents unknown.
Married: Nancy Ann Hayes, born 16 Oct 1798, Craven Co.,NC; died Posey, IN
Known children:
1. John H. Willis, born ca. 1821, NC
2. Joseph H. Willis, born ca. 1830 Posey Co., Ind; died 5 Aug 1914, West Frankfort, IL.
3. Sarah A. Willis, born 1831
4. William Malachi Willis, born 8 Dec 1833, Posey Co., Ind.; died 5 Jan 1912, West Frankfort, IL. Married Martha E. Flowers, 11 Feb 1854, daughter of H. Flowers and Rachael Deloach Searcy. (one of orphan children from Tennessee).
5. Abner Willis, born ca. 1837, Posey Co., Ind; married Jesse Rodenberger, 16 April 1864.
6. Robert Willis, born ca. 1840, Posey Co., Ind; died 15 ca. 1914, Posey Co., Inc. Married 1) Florence Thomas and 2) Jane Wilson, 8 Feb 1866
7. Hester Ann Willis (this lady is a curiosity. She is living with Abner but we can't prove she is a daughter). Married Ebenezer Cooper, 12 Dec 1860, Hamilton Co., IL.
Note: We know, for sure, there are other children besides John born in NC but have not found the names that we can trace back to Abner and Nancy. There were at least 2 boys and 2 girls. Any HELP would be appreciated!
Notes: He was a native of Scotland. He arrived here on a crewship; landed on the East Coast; on his way through NC, he met Nancy Hayes. They were married and traveled to Posey, IN and settled there. Their son, Malachi married Martha E. Flowers in IN; they moved to IL where they had children. They lived in Franklin Co., West Frankfort, IL Their one son was Marshall Willis and was my Great Grandfather, my Grandmother's Father. Geneita Reed Hanson.

ABNER EDMOND WILLIS (1876 - ??)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 23 Sept 1876; died in Lakewood, CA; son of Joseph H. Willis and Sarah Flowers. (See Joseph H. Willis 1830-1914)
Married 1) Lisa Allen
Children:
1. Elmer Joseph Willis
2. Robert Willis, born 1 Jan 1903
3. Stella Marie Willis, born 2 Feb 1907, Alton, IL; died Lakewood, CA
4. Henry Clinton Edmond Willis, born 15 Sept 1911, Alton, IL; died 11 Oct 1974, Paramont, CA
Married 2) Stella Ramsey
Married 3) Eva Unknown

ABNER SILAS WILLIS (1865-1894)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 3 Oct 1865, Posey Co., IN; died 1 Dec 1894, West Frankfort, IL; son of William Malachi Willis and Martha Eleanor Flowers. (See William Malachi Willis 1833-1912)
Married: Mary I. Pry, 5 Aug 1888, Franklin Co., IL; daughter of William Pry and Mariah Cleveland. She was born May 1866, Franklin Co., IL; died 1947, Franklin Co., IL
Children:
1. Walter Willis, born 20 Jan 1891, Franklin Co., IL; died Franklin Co., IL; married Bessie A. LNU, born 30 Sept 1889; died 19 June 1966, West Frankfort, IL

ABRAHAM SHE-GWAW JAY WILLIS (1830-??)
Submitted by Kelli Buback
bubacktribe2@home.com

Born 1830, Michigan; died date unknown in Michigan; Father and Mother were Native American of the Little Traverse Band of Odawa.
Married: in Michigan to Mary LNU; born 1829, MI; died unknown; daughter of Native Americans of the Little Traverse Band of Odawa.
Children:
1. Rueben Willis, born 1847
2. Benjamin Willis, born 1852
3. Mary Ann Willis, born 1858
4. Lazarus Willis, born 1864
5. Isaac Willis, born 1866

ABSOLAM GRAVES WILLIS (1831-1903)
Submitted by Mark Willis Ballard
markballard@21stcentury.net

Born 9 Nov 1831; died 22 Aug 1903; son of Larkin Willis and Mary Gordon. See Larkin Willis (1800-1856).
Married: Sarah Lee Gordon; daughter of John Harrison Gordon
Children:
1.
Josie Willis; married Frank P. Robertson

ACHILLE MURAT WILLIS (1878-??)
Submitted by Ann Parker
annettehp@yahoo.com

Born 10 Dec 1878; died 1929; son of Byrd Charles Willis and Leila Mann. (See Byrd Charles Willis 1852)
Married: Emma Gold Hutchison, born 1882
Children:
1.
Achille Murat Willis, Jr., born 1916; Married Frances Hundahl, born 1916
2. Byrd Charles Willis, born 1918
3. Elizabeth Willis, born 1920

ACHILLE MURAT WILLIS, JR. (1916-??)
Submitted by Ann Parker
annettehp@yahoo.com

Born 1916; son of Achille Murat Willis and Emma Gold Hutchinson. (See Achille Murat Willis 1878-1929)
Married: Frances Hundahl, born 1916
Children:
1. Catherine Hutchison Willis, born 1932
2. Elizabeth Gold Willis, born 1934
3. Mary Murat Willis, born 1936

ADALINE WILLIS (1849-1923)
Submitted by Pat Copeland
copey@swbell.net

Born 2 May 1849, Cincinnati, OH; died 26 April 1923, Alton, Oregon; daughter of John Willis and Ann LNU. Ann born 22 March 1837, Germany, died 15 Dec 1917, Alton, Oregon, daughter of Louisa Baeber Copenhagen Schloesser.
Married: 23 April 1867, Livingston Co., KY to Carl August Copenhagen
Children:
1. Albert Copenhagen, born 1868
2. Willis Copenhagen, born 1869
3. Gus Copenhagen, born 1871
4. Bird Copenhagen, born 1874
5. Harry Copenhagen, born 1877
6. Maud Copenhagen, born 1880
7. Minnie Copenhagen

AGATHA IRENE WILLIS (1890-1974)
Submitted by Betty Garner
garner@zianet.com

Born 1890; died 1974; daughter of George Washington Willis and Nora Ophelia McCree. (See George Washington Willis 1861-1948)
Married: Allen leman Brewer, 1889-1949
Children:
1. Grady Heflin Brewer, 1913-1994; married Wilma Maybelle Easterwood
2. Jess Willard Brewer, 1915 --; married Sarah Lee Hancock, 1919 --
3. Leman Douglas Brewer, 1921 --; married Juanita Lois Huitt, 1927 --
4. Gaines Crayton Brewer, 1927 --; married Sarah Nelle Haynie, 1927 --

AGERTON WILLIS (ca 1727-1777)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born ca. 1727 in VA or England; died 1777, NC; son of Benjamin Willis and Unknown. (See Benjamin Willis ca. 1690). (One of 4 brothers to come from England to Bladen & Robeson Counties, NC. Settled on the Cape Fear River; all were large plantation owners. randywillis@ev1.net)
Married: Sarah LNU (a Cherokee Indian Slave)
Children:
1.
Rev. Joseph Willis, born 1764; died 4 Sept 1854, Oakdale, Allen Parish, Louisiana.
Note: He wrote a will dated 10 Oct 1777 requesting his son, Joseph be set free.

AGERTON WILLIS (1785-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net
Additional data submitted by Randy Willis
randywillis@ev1.net

Born 1785, Bladen Co., NC; son of Joseph Willis and Rachel Bradford. (See Joseph Willis 1764-1854).
Married: 18 April 1811 to Sophie Storey, born 1787, daughter of E. Story and Nancy Brinswood?.
Children:
1. Martha Willis, born between 1825-1832
2.
Rev. Daniel Hubbard Willis, Sr., born 28 Dec 1817, Rapides Parish, LA; died 27 March 1887, Rapides Parish, LA, buried Amiable Baptist Church Cemetery, Glenmora, LA; married 15 March 1838, Rapides Parish, LA to Anna Slaughter, daughter of Henry Slaughter and Sophia LNU. He was a blind Baptist Preacher.

AIMUWELL WILLIS (1839-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1839; son of Rev. Joseph Willis and Sarah Johnson. (See Rev. Joseph Willis 1764-1854).
Married 1) Marquerite Leuemche
Married 2) 17 Sept 1861 to Lucy Foshell
Children:
1. Pearl Willis, alive in 1980

ALBERT A. WILLIS (abt 1830 - 1900)
Submitted by yojimbojim@juno.com

Born about 1830, TN; died about 1900, Purdy, Barry Co., MO; parents unknown.
Married: About 1850 to Sarah Jane Strayhorn; she was born about 1835, NC; died about 1909, Sarcoxie, Jasper Co., MO.
Children:
1. Martha Ann Willis, born abt 1852, TN; died abt 1929
2. Melinda Willis, born abt 1855, TN; died 1888, Galena, KS; married 15 Jan 1871 to James K. Polk Jones
3. Rebecca Willis, born abt 1859, TN
4. John Willis, born 1862, TX; died 1932; married 12 July 1863 to Laura Morlan
5. Margaret Willis, born abt 1865, TX
6. Laura Willis, born abt 1870, TX or AR
7. Minerva Willis, born abt 1870, AR
8.
Sarah Louise Willis, born 1871, Rogers, Benton, Co., AR; died 1911, Sarcoxie, Newton Co., MO; married
29 May 1887, Cushman, Ind. Co., AR to James K. Polk Jones,
9. Thomas A. Willis, born abt 1874, MO; married 1 April 1895 to Martha M. Weston
10. Ora Belle Willis, born abt 1879, Barry, MO; died abt 1952

ALBERT BENTON WILLIS (1867-??)
Submitted by Dianna Harrison
rwh@nothnbut.net

Born 16 April 1867; Son of Stephen Walter Willis and Rosanneh Christianne Litton. (See Stephen Walter Willis 1829-1914).
Married 1) 25 Dec 1892, Marthasville, Warren Co.,MO to Almeda Hellen Pease; daughter of Cornelius Pease.
Children:
1. Frances E. Willis, born 1894
2. Lorine Ella Willis, born 1896
Married 2) 1902 to Emma Welch

ALEXANDER WILLIS (1869-1924)
Submitted by Terry Shelton
terrys@fbtc.net

Born 18 Dec 1869; died 10 Feb 1924; buried Rapides Parish, LA; parents unknown
Married: 1) Emily Thompson
Married: 2) Unknown
Married: 3) Unknown
Married: 4) Celestean Doyle
Children:
1. Ellen Willis, born 3 Nov 1883/84, Pitkin, Allen Parish, LA; died 8 Oct 1951, Alexandria, LA; married 29 March 1906 to Azariah Columbus Strother.
2. Joe Willis, born 15 Jan 1885/86, Bethel, Rapides Parish, LA; died 26 June 197; buried Willis Flats Cemetery, Rapides Parish, LA; married 1) Rosalena LNU; married 2) Cordelia Strother; married 3) Martha Johnson; married 4) Unknown.

ALEXANDER WILLIS (1816-1882)
Submitted by S.M. Rose
Susie4JCBA@webtv.net

Born 18 Oct 1816, Rowan Co., NC; died 24 April 1882, Warrick Co., IN; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., NC; Son of James Willis and Martha "Patsey" Coats. (See James Willis ?? - ca 1846)
Married: 4 Dec 1840, Davidson Co., NC to Elizabeth Rough, born 11 Aug 1822; died 6 June 1885, Warrick Co., IN; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN
Children:
1. Jessee Willis, born 1842; died 1886; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN;
2. Mary C. Willis
3. William P. Willis, born 1847; died 1871; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN;
4. Sarah F. Willis
5. Laura A. Willis, born 1852; died 1877; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN;
6. John A. Willis, born 1854; died 1880; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN;
7. Martha J. Willis
8. George W. Willis, born 1861; died 1903; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN;

ALEXANDER CAMPBELL WILLIS (1874-1952)
Submitted by Charlene
ggn@flash.net

Born 1874, Hannibal, MO; died 1952, El Reno, OK. Son of Charles Cobb Willis (1846--) and Julia McKinney. (See Charles Cobb Willis 1846 --).
Married: Mattie Edmonia Fisher, b 1884, Marshall, MO; d 1958, Purcell, OK
Children:
1. Infant Willis, b 1907
2. Infant Willis, b 1908
3. Myrtle Valentine Willis, b 1910; d 1968, Norman, OK. Born in a covered wagon, Tucumcari, NM; married 1941, Purcell, OK to Albert Roy Johnson. 1 son and 1 daughter.
4. Patricia Irene Willis, b 1912, Cogar, OK; d 1949, Oklahoma City, OK; married 1936, William Vernon Bass, b 1939; d 1966. One daughter, Roberta Irene Bass, b 1939; d 1966.
5. Clarence Maslin Willis, b 1914, Cogar, OK; d 1988, Chickasha, OK; married Nellie Lorene Charlton, b 1912 west of Minco, OK. Two daughters and one son.
6. Leroy Alexander Willis, b 1916; died 1919.

ALFRED WILLIS (1864-1917)
Submitted by Don Howell
lhowell@wk.net

Born 8 Nov 1864, Dunklin, MO; died 28 April 1917, Dunklin, MO; son of Norman Willis and Elizabeth Underwood. See Norman Willis (1811-1900/1910).
Married: 1) Magdaline Victoria Hayden, born 1869; died 28 March 1907, Graves Co., KY
Children:
1. Infant Willis, died 17 July 1904
2. Genie Mae Willis, born 1 Oct 1888, Graves Co., KY; died 7 June 1945, Graves Co., KY
3. Flora Ella Willis, born 26 Sept 1889, Berkley, Carlisle Co., KY; died 1975, Mississippi.
4. Elmer Norman Willis, born 24 Dec 1891; died 10 Oct 1952
5. John Leonard Willis, born 14 Jan 1894, Mayfield, Graves Co., KY; died 22 Nov 1970, Hickman, KY
6. May Victoria Willis, born 1899, Graves Co., KY; died 11 June 1901, Graves Co., KY
7. Margaret Ethel Willis, born 24 Sept 1899, Graves Co., KY; died 9 Sept 1958, St. Louis, MO.
8. Mary Homer Willis, born 7 April 1902; died Detroit, MI
9. Onie Augusta Willis, born 25 Aug 1905; died May 1974, CA
10. Infant Willis, born 28 March 1907; died 2 April 1907
Married: 2) Emma Ballard
11. Walter Thomas Willis, born 23 Jan 1909, Graves Co., KY; died 20 Nov 1909, Graves Co., KY
12. Ruby Elizabeth Willis, born 11 Jan 1912, Graves Co., KY; died 10 April 1913, Graves Co., KY
13. Harry Lester Alfred Willis, born 13 Nov 1913, Graves Co., KY; died 4 Nov 1995, Mayfield, Graves
Co., KY
14. Theresa Francis Willis, born 20 Feb 1918

ALFRED WILLIS (1841-1865)
Submitted by Jacque Reynolds
jpreynolds@hotmail.com

Born ca 1841, Greene Co., TN; died ca 1865; son of John Willis and Annie Allison.
(See
John Willis 1807-1865).
Married: 11 July 1862, Greenville, Greene Co., TN to Lydia Mariah Lowery.
Children:
1. Alfred Willis
Notes: Alfred Willis died probably 1863-1864, possibly in the Civil War. His wife, Lydia married Ebenezer Lammons, 19 April 1866. Lydia and Ebenezer had two known children, Christopher, born 1867 and Edward born 1869.

ALFRED WEBSTER WILLIS (1867-1961)
Submitted by Jacque Reynolds
jpreynolds@hotmail.com

Born 14 Dec 1867, Greene Co., TN; died 16 March 1961, Siloam Springs, Benton Co., Arkansas.; son of Carson Willis and Rebecca Dinsmore. (See Carson Willis 1843-1905).
Married: Lucy Simmons.
Children:
1. Fulton Willis
2. Virgil Willis
3. Ida M. Willis
4. Walter Leander Willis
5. Effie E. Willis
6. Clifford Willis
7. Vernie Willis

ALGERNON DUETT WILLIS (1846-??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born Sept 1846,Caswell Co.,NC; died ?? ;son of George Washington Willis and Russalinda Malinda Stephens. (See George Washington Willis 1812 --).
Married: 1) 15 Jan 1890, Caswell Co., NC; Cannie Austin Roberts
Children:
1. Willard Warner Willis, born 18 Oct 1893, Caswell Co., NC;
Married: 2) Eugie Brandon
Children:
2. Eva Willis, born 21 Dec 1917, Caswell Co., NC
3. James Duett Willis, born 28 Nov 1920, Caswell Co., NC
4. Cannie Gwynn Willis, born 2 Feb 1929, Caswell Co., NC

ALLEN WILLIS (ca 1834 - ??)
Submitted by Katrina Johnson
22749 Wesley Chapel Road
Paron, AR 72122
501-594-5459
michael@up-link.net

Born ca 1834, AL; died AL; son of Andrew Jackson Willis, Sr. and Artamissa Sparks. (See Andrew Jackson Willis, Sr. 1815 - 1880)
Married: ca 1856, Franklin Co., AL to Sarah Hovater, born 1832, Franklin Co., AL; daughter of Luther Hovater and Elizabeth Scott.
Children:
1. Shaunes Willis
2. Enoch Preston Willis, born ca 1857, AL
3. Allen Wesley Willis, born ca 1861, AL
4.
William Rufus Willis, born 18 May 1862, Iron City, TN; died 2 Nov 1947; buried Crooked Oak
Cemetery, AL
5. Mary Willis, born ca 1866, Franklin Co., AL
6. Josephina Willis, born ca 1869, Franklin Co., AL

ALPHA LEA WILLIS (1891-1970)
Researched by Richard Lee Drake, deceased;
Submitted by Alan R. Seip
falcon48@mindspring.com

Born 5 March 1891, Harrison, Boone Co., ARK; died 23 Nov 1970, Armona, Kings Co., Calif.; daughter of Richard Evans Willis and Hulda Lousia Thomas. (See Richard Evans Willis 1868-1951).
Married: 16 Jan 1910, Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK to Grover Cleveland Ticer; born 19 Jan 1887, ARK; died 5 March 1965, Armona, Kings Co., Calif; Son of James Monroe Ticer and Mary Rebecca LNU.
Children:
1. Delia Beryladean Ticer; born 12 Nov 1910, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK; Married, 14 July 1928, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK to Vernon Beall.
2. Raymond Elvis Ticer; born 20 March 1913, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK; died 1 March 1974, San Mateo, San Mateo Co., Calif.; Mrried, 1939 to Goldie Jaffee.
3. Elbert Paul Ticer; born 10 Nov 1921, Shawnee, Pottonatomie Co., OK; Married, 4 Aug 1942, Reno, Washoe Co., Nevada to Naomi Valentine Ford.
Note: From the Bible of Richard Evans Willis and personal knowledge of Linnie Drake and Delia Beall.

ALSA ADALAIDE WILLIS
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 14 Nov 1872, Rapides Parish, LA; died 7 April 1962, Angelina Co., TX; buried Bennett Cemetery; daughter of Isaac Willis and Louisa Susanna Maddox. (See Isaac Willis 1843-1923).
Married: 4 Jan 1895, Trinity Co., TX to Caswell Calvin Willis, born 1876, Possum Walk Community, Trinity Co., TX; died 1943; buried Bennett Cemetery; son of Charles Willis and Barbara Mancill.
Children:
1. James Polk Willis, born 22 July 1896; died 7 April 1936
2. Martin J. Willis, born 14 Sept 1902; died 21 May 1987, Angelina Co., TX
3. Mitchell Willis, born 22 Feb 1907; died 9 Nov 1972
4. Daughter Willis; buried Possum Walk, East Prairie/unmarked grave, Trinity Co., TX
5. James Henry Willis, born 19 Dec 1910; died 24 Dec 1937

ALTA CATHERINE WILLIS (1897-1965)
Submitted by Kathryn Brotherton
tfl3775@montana.com

Born 28 July 1897, Douglas Co., MO; died 4 May 1965, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA; daughter of James Monroe Willis and Delana (Delano) Applegate. (See James Monroe Willis 1869 - ??)
Married: 27 Aug 1913, Douglas Co., MO to Hosea Robin Maggard; born 31 April 1892, Flatwood, VA; died 29 April 1963, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA; son of robin Maggard and Nancy Bolling.
Children:
1. Millard Maggard, born 5 Feb 1914, Ava, Douglas Co., MO; died 25 Feb 1951, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA
2. Robert Columbus Maggard, born 14 Sept 1915, Ava, Douglas Co., MO; died Reedley, Fresno Co., DA
3. Vina Maggard, born 22 Feb 1919, Ava, Douglas Co., MO
4. Ernest Maggard, born 29 June 1917, Ava, Douglas Co., MO; died Tanneyville, MO
5. Roy Stanley Maggard, born 18 Feb 1922, Ava, Douglas Co., MO; died 22 Dec 1944, Germany;
buried France
6. Jack Dempsy Maggard, born 18 Dec 1924, Ava, Douglas Co., MO (my father)
7. Paul Maggard, born 18 Feb 1927, Ava, Douglas Co., MO

ALVIN WILLIS SR. (1915-1985)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 6 Feb 1915, Glenmora, Rapides Parish, LA; died 19 May 1985, Oakdale, Allen Parish, LA; buried Oak Hill Cemetery; son of Lemual Willis and Stella Odom. (See Lemual Willis 1884-1975).
Married: Carolyn Thompson, born 18 Jan 1921, Pitkin, Vernon, LA; daughter of Willie Thompson and Mary Strother.
Children:
1. Daughter
2. Daughter
3. Son
4. Daughter
5. Son

AMANDA MELVINEY WILLIS (1850-1922)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 5 Jan 1850, Worth Co., GA; died 11 July 1922, Tift Co., GA; buried Ty Ty Cemetery, Tift Co., GA; daughter of Dempsey Rite Willis and Mary Ann Baker. (See Dempsey Rite Willis 1825-1917).
Married 11 Oct 1866, Tift Co., GA to Benjamin Harmon Crum; born 28 July 1842, Tift Co., GA; died 22 Feb 1924, Tift Co., GA; buried Ty Ty Cemetery, Tift Co., GA; son of Benjamin Crum and Eliza Yarbrough.
Children:
1. Joseph Crum, born 18 May 1885, Worth Co., GA; died 29 Nov 1960, Tifton, Tift Co., GA; buried Ty Ty Cemetery, Tift Co., GA; married 9 Aug 1909 to Eldora Eunice Ulm
2. William Wesley Crum, born 30 Oct 1867, Worth Co., GA; died 3 Oct 1869
3. George Washington Crum, born 25 Feb 1869, Worth Co., GA; died 11 Feb 1913; married Lila Oveerstreet, February 23, 1893.
4. Thomas Jckson Crum, born 14 Sept 1870, Worth Co., GA; died 16 Dec 1943; married Annie Boyett.
5. Henry Porter Crum, born 12 July 1872, worth Co., GA; died 6 March 1876
6. Eliza Ann Crum, born 11 Nov 1874, worth Co., GA; died 6 March 1957; married 13 Dec 1903 to William Halsey Branch.
7. Mary Jane Crum, born 4 April 1877, Worth Co., GA; died 19 Jan 1939; married 1) Zora Harper; married 2) 29 Sept 1895 to Frank Stevens
8. Benjamin Franklin Crum, born 5 Feb 1880, Worth Co., GA; died 15 June 1962; married 31 Dec 1905 to Eva Mims.
9. Leonia Crum, born 25 Feb 1881, Worth Co., GA; died 25 Feb 1981; married 30 June 1899 to
Jesse Boyett.
10. Annie Bell Crum, born 14 July 1888, Worth Co., GA; married 20 Dec 1905 to Sidney W. Whittle.

AMBROSE PERRY WILLIS (1845-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 6 Feb 1845; son of John Washington Willis and Charlotte Matilda Calloway. (See John Washington Willis 1803-1885).
Married: Cynthia M. LNU
Children:
1. Jim Willis; married Maggie Baker
2. Minnie Willis; married FNU Whittington
3. Forgot Willis; married William Roberts
4. Annie Willis; born c. 1869; married FNU Hall
5. Emma Willis; married FNU Hall
6. Alfred Willis; married Nora Moth

ANDREW J. WILLIS (1829-1904)
Submitted by Sharon E. Willis
swillis324@msn.com

Born 22 Dec 1829, Jessamine Co., KY; died 4 June 1904, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, Sullivan Co., IN; son of Richard Willis and Sarah Alsman. (See
Richard Willis 1795-abt 1863).
Married: 3 Dec 1850, Sullivan Co., IN to Sophia Alice Sinclair; daughter of Parker Sinclair and Nancy McCammon. She was born 1 March 830, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; died 14 Aug 1916, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, Sullivan Co., IN
Children:
1. Lucyntha Willis, born about 1851, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; died about 1885, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN
2. Emeline Willis, born 13 Feb 1855; died 13 July 1855
3. Martha Jane Willis, born about 1856; died about 1936
4. James H. Willis, born 13 Nov 1857; died 11 Sept 1897
5. Joseph Lane Willis, born 27 Nov 1859; died 16 Feb 1944
6. Mary Alice Willis, born 16 April 1866; died 6 May 1913; married Benjamin O. Smith
7. Vandilla Willis, born about 1868; died about 1955
8. Charles E. Willis, born about Dec 869; died about 1954
9. John Willis, born 1872

ANDREW JACKSON WILLIS (1812 - ??)
Submitted by FiestyPriss@email.msn.com

Born 1812, parents unknown.
Married: Berneiter LNU , born 1815
Children:
1. Daniel Willis
2. Dillion Willis, born 1837; married 1) Anka Lucindy Kuykendall 2) Harriet Willis, born 1843
3. Aschepenia willis, born 1846
4. Margaret Willis, born 1847
5. Mary Dean Willis, born 1848
6. Francis Mary Willis, born 1849
7. Tobias (Toby), born 1851
8. Andrew T. Willis,b orn 1853
9. Laura Jane Willis, born May 1853, Gilmer Co., GA; maried to George Washington Abner (Laura & George are my g-grandparents), children: Ellen Catherine Abner, born 1855, Henry Abner, born 1858, Eddinton Lorenzo and Ronson Abner Willis, twins, born 1859. There is a dispute about whether they both died at birth.
Notes: This family is huge. On an average, they each had about ten kids. I have more on Laura Jane Willis (Abner) and on her brother Dillion Willis and children.

ANDREW JACKSON WILLIS (1845-1902)
Submitted by Chuck Townsend
cdt3@perceptionet.com

Born 4 Feb 1845, KY; died 9 April 1902, Pattonsburg, Daviess Co., MO; buried Oakridge Cemetery; son of Hugh Jackson Willis (??-??) and Martha Cook. (See Hugh Jackson Willis ??-??).
Married: 23 Nov 1869 to Susannah Ledgerwood, born 20 Sept 1852, Buchanan Co., MO; died 19 Sept 1921, McFall, MO; buried Oakridge Cemetery, Daviess Co., MO.
Children:
1.
John Dee Willis, born 14 March 1872, Daviess Co., MO; died 1 May 1948, McFall, MO; buried 3 May 1948, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Daviess Co., MO; married Eliza Bell Sweat.
2. Nevada Willis, born ca 1876
3. Eliza Willis, born ca 1877
4. Callie Willis, born ca 1879
5.
Hugh Jackson Willis, born 1881; died 1972; married Ethel Emma Snell
6.
Bartley Willis, born ca 1884; married Anna Elsie Elsay.
7. Milton Willis, born ca 1887; aka: Merton Willis
8. William Redmon Willis, born 1891; died 1968; married 1) Hazel Harrod, born 1892; died 1968; married 2) 1960 to Callie Rice

ANDREW JACKSON WILLIS, SR. (1815-1880)
Submitted by Katrina Johnson
22749 Wesley Chapel Road
Paron, AR 72122
501-594-5459
michael@up-link.net

Born 7 May 1815, Georgia; died 26 Nov 1880, Franklin Co., AL. Parents unknown.
Married: Artamissa Sparks, born 15 Jan 1816, SC; died 6 Aug 1886, Franklin Co., AL; daughter of William Sparks and Eunice Woodruff
Children:
1. David Willis, born AL
2.
Allen Willis, born ca 1834, AL; died AL; married Sarah Hovater.
3. Catherine J. Willis, born ca 1840, AL; died Franklin Co., AL; buried Willis Cemetery, Franklin Co., AL
4. Nathaniel Willis, born ca 1842, AL; died AL?
5.
Milton Willis, born 24 Dec 1843; died 6 Dec 1912, Russellville, AL; married Louise Baggett.
6. Mary Willis, born ca 1845; died AL?
7.
Andrew Jackson Willis, Jr., b 19 Dec 1846, Franklin Co., AL; died 3 Oct 1912, Franklin Co., AL; married Coteness Lavisca Vinson.
8. John Willis, born ca 1849, AL
9.
Samuel Willis, b 28 April 1851, Franklin Co., AL; died 1 Nov 1878, AL?

ANDREW JACKSON WILLIS, JR. (1846-1912)
Submitted by Katrina Johnson
22749 Wesley Chapel Road
Paron, AR 72122
501-594-5459
michael@up-link.net

Born 19 Dec 1846, Franklin Co., AL; died 3 Oct 1912, Franklin Co., AL. Son of Andrew Jackson Willis, Sr. and Artamissa Sparks.(See Andrew Jackson Willis, Sr. 1815-1880).
Married: 5 Sept 1867, AL to Coteness Lavisca Vinson, born 14 Feb 1846, AL; died 1917, Franklin Co., AL; daughter of James Vinson and Lydia Bennett.
Children:
1.
Thomas Jefferson Willis, born 21 April 1868, Franklin Co., AL; died 4 Sept 1945, Franklin Co., AL
2. Alford Wilkerson Willis, born 30 Aug 1871, Franklin Co., AL; died 21 Sept 1930; married Aaron Josephine Hester, 21 Aug 1891.
3. James Clark Willis, born 11 July 1873, Franklin Co., AL; married Mattie Tubbs, 29 Dec 1895
4. Edward Marshall Willis, born 2 Oct 1877, Franklin Co., AL; married 1) Martha King; married 2) Maude Hudspeth.
5. Rhonie Vianna Willis, born 26 Jan 1880, Franklin Co., AL; married 1) Oscar Mabry; married 2) Thomas D. McNatt, 23 Feb 1896.
6.
Catherine Willis, born 21 Aug 1882, Franklin Co., AL; died 1955; married Robert Dexter Skidmore.
7.
Coteness Russell Willis, born 27 May 1885, Franklin Co., AL; died May 1921, Greenland, AR.

ANGELINA SARAH M. WILLIS (1865-1913)
Submitted by F. Taylor Barber
ahftb@aol.com

Born June 1865, Neshoba Co., MS; died during 1913, Neshoba Co., MS. Daughter of Richard S. Willis and Susan Carolyn Scott. (See Richard S. Willis 1822-1887).
Married: 26 Feb 1896, Robert M. Jones, born Jan 1846, MS.
Children: (two identified)
1. Strauder W. Jones, born 1893, Neshoa Co., MS
2. James Harvey Jones, born 1901, Neshoba Co., MS

ANNABELL WILLIS (1912 - 1971)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 9 June 1912, Posey Co., IN; died 6 June 1971, Evansville, IN; daughter of Joseph W. Willis and Ida Cox. (See Joseph W. Willis 1872-1932).
Married Leland Gibbs, 6 June 1933, Posey Co., IN. He was born 2 March 1915, Gibson Co., IN; died 6 Aug 1986, Mt. Vernon, IN.
Children:
1. John Gibbs
2. Billy Gene Gibbs, born 25 Sept 1934, Mt. Vernon, IN; married unknown Harris

ANNE ELIZABETH WILLIS (1834-1913)
Submitted by Sharon E. Willis
swillis324@msn.com

Born Sept 1834, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; died 4 March 1913, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; daughter of John A. Willis and Sarah Boatman. (See John A. Willis 1800-1886).
Married: 14 March 1866, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN to Thomas J. Creager. He was born 10 May 1810, KY; died 5 Oct 874, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; buried Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Sullivan Co., IN
Children:
1. Melville C. Creager, born 1872, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; died 1945, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN
2. Thomas J. Creager, born 4 May 1875, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN; died 11 Aug 1875, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN

ANNE WILLIS (1731 - ??)
Submitted by Elizabeth Stuerke
1475 E. County Road 800 N
Tuscola, IL 61953

Born 14 Sept 1731; died unknown; daughter of Henry Willis and Mildred Lewis. (See Henry Willis 1690/91-1740.
Married: Duff Green
Children:
1. Willis Green
webmaster's note: from "The History of the Washington Family" by H.G. Collings, there were
additional children.
2. Henry Green
3. William Green
4. Eleaner Green
Duff Green died before the Revolution and soon after the close of the war, Anne and her children settled near Danville, KY; she died in 1820.

ANNE WILLIS (1749 - ??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1749, Brunswick Co., VA; died unknown; daughter of John Austin Willis and Mildred Smith. (See John Austin Willis 1719-1769).
Married: Thomas Maclin before 1769, Brunswick Co., Va
Children:
1. Willis Maclin
2. Henry Maclin; married Tabitha LNU, Greenville Co., VA(?)
3. Mildred Maclin; married John Elliott
4. Thomas S. Maclin; married Julia Edmund
5. Augustine Willis Maclin; married Polly Jones
6. Ann Maclin; married John W. Charles
7. Sarah Maclin; married Frederick Jones

ANNIE MAE WILLIS (1893-1974)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 14 April 1893, Lowndes Co., GA; died 9 Jan 1974; buried Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery; daughter of Joseph W. Willis and Frances Roots. (See Joseph W. Willis 1863-1932).
Married: Tom Brady, born Worth Co., GA
Children:
1. Clifford G. Brady
2. Lucile Brady; married FNU Marlin
3. Betty Brady; married FNU Feagin

ANNIE ELIZA WILLIS (1867-1952)
Submitted by Puah
puah@manydaughters.com

Born 1867; died 1952; daughter of James Andrew Willis and Mary Frances Myers. (See James Andrew Willis, 1846-1929).
Married: William Powell, born 9 Oct 1871; died April 1933.
Children:
1. Minnie Lee Powell, born 1902.

APOLINA WILLIS (1878-1901)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 27 Aug 1878, Groveton, Trinity Co., TX; died 1901, Durdin's Bend, San Jacinto Co., TX; buried Mt. Capers Cemetery(?); daughter of Isaac Willis and Louisa Susanna Maddox. (See Isaac Willis 1843-1923).
Married: 21 Nov 1895, Durdin's Bend, San Jacinto Co., TX to Andrew Jackson Durdin, born 23 July 1878, Durdin's Bend, San Jacinto Co., TX; died 3 Dec 1970, Houston, Harris Co., TX; buried Mt. Capers/Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX; son of Alexious Durdin and Rutha Turner.
Children:
1. Levi Durdin, born 1896; died 1987; buried Mt. Capers Cemetery
2. Eli Durdin, born 1898; died 1898; buried Mt. Capers Cemetery
3. William Isaac Durdin, born 1 Nov 1899, Durdin's Bend, San Jacinto, Co., TX; died 11 Feb 1964, Calif.; married Rosa Dell Willis, born 6 Dec 1907; died 6 jan 1984, Houston, TX; daughter of John Willis
and May Taylor

ARAZONIA WILLIS (1886-1973)
Submitted by Rod Willis
bagdad34@comcast.net

Born 21 June 1886; died 8 may 1973, Bagdad, FL; daughter of George Washington Willis and Sarah Elizabeth Beasley. (See George Washington Willis 1860-1950).
Married: in Andalusia, AL, Melvin Courson
Children:
1. Minnie Courson, born 10 Jan 1907; died 10 May 1907, Andalusia, AL.
2. Lucile Courson, born 8 Nov 1912, Andalusia, AL; died Milton,FL
3. Son, born 21 April 1923 – still living

ARNOLD WELLINGTON WILLIS (1875-1943)
Submitted by Ginny Willis Moore
mooretg@alaska.net

Born 4 August 1875, Kent Co., MD; died December 1943, Kent Co., MD; son of Cavassa Mason Willis and Sarah Elizabeth Bramble. (See Cavassa Mason Willis 1846-1929).
Married: 1) 10 March 1897, Fairlee, Kent Co., MD to Sarah Melvina LeCompte. She was born 22 July 1877, Kent Co., MD; died 9 Dec 1941, Kent Co. MD; daughter of John LeCompte and Alice Reed
Children:
1. Mary Elizabeth Willis, born 19 Feb 1899, Fairlee, Kent, MD; died 15 Dec 1935, Kent Co., MD; married 1) William Nelson Hague, born 17 Jan 1898 Baltimore, MD; married 2) Philip Jacobson.
2. Maxon Conley Willis, born 10 Jan 1902, Worton, Kent Co., MD; died 1 Oct 1977; married 1) Blanche Marie Chew; married 2) Elizabeth Merkle.
3. Arnold Wilson Willis, born 12 July 1904, Kent Co., MD; died 16 Sept 1988, Cambridge MD; married 1) Margaret Knox Snavely, 16 July 1925; she was born 8 Nov 1907, DE; died 12 Oct 1970, Phiadelphia, PA; married 2) Mildred F. Coulborne Kelley, 12 June 1971; she was born 16 Oct 1902
4. John Herman Willis, born 14 March 1908, Worton, Kent Co., MD; died 3 July 1985, Baltimore, MD; married Beatrice Mae Taggart, born 30 May 1908, Cape May, NJ; died October 1945
5. Walter Nelson Willis, born 13 Jan 1912, Kent Co., MD; died 11 March 1972, Elkton, Cecil Co., MD; married Sirri Johnson, born Cecil Co., MD; died Aug 1956, Elkton, Cecil Co., MD
6. Sarah LeCompte Willis, born 23 Feb 1914, Worton, Kent Co., MD; died, 27 Feb 1983, Kennedyville, MD; married Joseph McHenry, 23 May 1933, Kent Co., MD. She was born 18 Nov 1899, Bloomsburg, PA; died 10 Nov 1982
7. William Maxwell Willis, born 14 Nov 1916; died 15 Aug 1999, Elkton, Cecil Co., MD; married 1) Margarete Jarvis, born 108; died 1963; married 2) Fanny Roark, 28 July 1956. She was born 6 June 1910, KY.
Married: 3) Margaret E. Jarvis
Married: 4) 28 July 1956, Fanny Roark

ARTHUR RICHARD WILLIS
Submitted by Puah
puah@manydaughters.com

Born 17 March 1871; died 11 July 1927; son of Daniel Richard Willis and Elizabeth Rebecca Liles. (See Daniel Richard Willis 1848-1923).
Married: Mattie Price; born 19 Oct 1872; died 14 Feb 1963.
Children:
1. Charles Odis Willis, born 20 July 1898; died 19 Jan 1974; married 1) Nona Brewer; married 2) Mary Beene; married 3) Ruby Mundy, born 1897; died 1987.
2. Joe Richard Willis, born 29 Oct 1900; died 14 March 1989.
3. Lewis Willis, born Feb 1902; died 9 May 1964.
4. Walter Willis, born 28 Feb 1904; died 22 Aug 1956; married Iva Cole.
5. Clyde Erwin Willis, born 6 Dec 1907; died 13 May 1988.
6. Little Annie Willis, born 22 Sept 1914; died 23 Nov 1917.

ARTIE OCTAVIA WILLIS (1892-1967)
Submitted by Roy M. Moore
roylynmo@swbell.net

Born 27 Jan 1882, Plano, Collin Co., TX; died 2 Oct 1967, Quanah, Hardeman Co., TX; daughter of Daniel Edward Willis and Emily Virginia Wilkinson. (See Daniel Edward Willis 1854-1940).
Married: 25 Dec 1909, Wylie, Collin Co., TX to Claude C. Callaway. He was born 27 Nov 1888, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; died 17 May 1973, Crowell, Foard Co., TX; son of William Henry Callaway and Sarah Elizabeth Bennett.
Children:
1. Milton Avers Callaway, born 11 April 1912, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; died 18 Oct 966, Abilene, Taylor Co., TX; married Mynthal Kitchersid, 4 Nov 1938
2. Virginia Elizabeth Callaway; married Joseph Welch, J.V. Fuller, C.B. Wimberly, Oscar Jimmerson.
3. Daniel Edward Callaway, born 24 Jan 1914, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; died 25 July 1998, Snyder, Scurry Co., TX; married Bess Traweek
4. Faye Callaway, born 2 April 1916, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; married Paschel Noel Stephens, 6 Aug 1938.

ARTIMECIA WILLIS (ca 1820 - 1850)
Submitted by Mary Ann Webber
e-mail:
McBrummett@aol.com

Born 1820, Gallatin Co., IL; died 1850, Gallatin Co., IL; daughter of John Willis and Rachel Moreland. (See John Willis ??-??)
Married: 24 July 1836, Wlhite Co., IL to John Jordan
Children: ??

AUGUSTA WILLIS (1910-1998)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born October 1998; daughter of Levi Coleman Willis and Ella Lou Lum. (See Levi Coleman Willis
1886-1971).
Married: 10 June 1934 to Coy Kerr, born 21 Aug 1906
Children:
1. Son

AUGUSTINE WILLIS (1770-1842)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1770, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1842, Monroe Co., MS; christened, 27 Jan 1774, Kingston Parish Episcopal Church, Gloucester Co., VA (now Matthews Co.); son of John Austin Willis II and Mary Hayes Plummer. (See John Austin Willis II 1743-ca. 1813).
Married: 1) 17 June 1802, Randolph Co., NC; Sally Wood, daughter of Reuben and Charity Hayne of SC.
Children:
1. Oscar Willis, born 15 April 1803, NC; died 14 Sept 1873, Dade Co., MO. Married: 20 Oct 1836, Halifax Co., NC; Sarah Ann Willis,daughter of Lewis Willis and Mary Goodwin.
2. Kemp Plummer Willis, born 1805, NC; Unmarried
3. Daughter – died young
4. Francis Willis, born 1810, Maury Co., TN; died ca. 1885, Monroe Co., MS. Married: ca. 1844, Louise A. Jones, born 1839, SC; died 1890, Monroe Co., MS.
5. Augustine Willis, Jr., born ca. 1811, Maury Co., TN; died after 1842, Monroe Co., MS; Married: Statira LNU – no issue
6. Della Willis, born ca. 1815, Maury Co., TN; died after 1842, Monroe Co., MS; Married: FNU Billingsley
Married: 2) 26 Sept 1822, Monroe Co., MS; Evalina Wood Moore (sister of Sally Wood)
Children:
7. LaFayette Willis, born 2 Feb 1823, Monroe Co., MS; died 3 Aug 1905, Monroe Co., MS; Married: 1) 4 April 1847, Monroe Co., MS; Frances E.Quarles – no issue; Married: 2) 28 April 1896, Monroe Co., MS; Janie May Walton (1841-1914)
8. Sally D. Willis, born 1828, Monroe Co., MS – died ??
9. Daniel Wood Willis, born 1830, Monroe Co., MS – died 1867; Married: Lavinia Jones
10. Ada Willis, b 1838, Monroe Co., MS, - died ??

AUGUSTUS C. WILLIS (1843-1874)
Submitted by Roy M. Moore
roylynmo@swbell.net

Born 9 Dec 1843, Bellville, St. Clair, IL; died 19 Jan 1874, Plano, CollinCo., TX; son of Isham Edward Willis and Mildred Ann Wooldridge. (See Isham Edward Willis 1821-1879).
Married): 4 May 1871, Greenville, Wayne Co., MO to Emily Virginia Wilkinson. She was born 24 Sept 1853, Greenville, Wayne Co., MO; died 30 Nov 192, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; daughter of John Lane Wilkinson and Susan Caroline Bradshaw. She married 2) to Daniel Edward Willis, her brother-in-law. See
Daniel Edward Willis, 1854-1940).
Children:
1. Mildred C. Willis, born 12 Feb 1872, Greenville, Wayne Co., MO; died 14 Oct 1924, Wylie, Collin Co., TX; buried Big Springs Cemetery, Garland, Dallas Co., TX

AUSTIN WILLIS (1826-??)
Submitted by Calvin Johnson Willis
jwbw@gcronline.com

Born 1826; died ??; parents unknown
Married: 26 Dec 1846, Orange Co., NC to Edney Cook, born 1825
Children:
1. Audy Willis, born 1848
2. John Willis, born 1850, Alamance Co., NC
3. Frank Willis, born 1852
4. S.F. Willis
5. Thomas Willis, born 1859
6. Sally Willis, born 1865

AUTHUR L. WILLIS (1906-1966)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 23 oct 1906; died 1 June 1966; son of Xavier Willis and Edna Maude Hubbard. (See Xavier Willis 1878-1938).
Married: Elsie William, born 6 Aug 1913; died 5 May 1938
Children:
1. Daughter
2. Bennie Lee Willis, born 19 June 1932; died 28 Oct 1994
3. Son
4. Daughter
5. Son

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