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FELIX H. WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Son nof James E. Willis of Golconda, Pope Co., IL. Moved to White Co., IL before 1838.
Married: 31 Oct 1838, White Co., IL to Mary Jane Miller, daughter of James Miller
Children:
1. Gustavus Adolphus Willis; married Eliza Nation
2. James E. Willis; married Jennie Campbell
3. Robert Chalmer Willis; married Mary Swan, daughter of Rev. Benjamin Swan
4. Benjamin Willis; married Sally Campbell

FLETCHER ALEXANDER WILLIS (1888-1972)
Submitted by Betty Garner
garner@zianet.com

Born 1888; died 1972; son of George Washington Willis and Nora Ophelia
McCree. (See
George Washington Willis 1861-1948).
Married: Carmen Ercile Scroggins, 1893-1975
Children:
1. George Kermit Willis, 1914-1956; married Agnes Brewer, 1918 --
2. Mildred Willis, 1916 --

FLORA OCTAVIA WILLIS (1881-1919)
Submitted by Bettie
BLTIF@aol.com

Born 18 Oct 1881; died 18 Oct 1919, Bealeton, Virginia; daughter of Charles Brown Willis and Fannie Fowke Robinson. (See Charles Brown Willis 1844-1886).
Married: 21 April 1906, Alfred Marion Johnson, son of Thomas Randolph Johnson and Frances Walden.
Children:
1. Willis Walden Johnson, born 1 aug 1907; died 20 Aug 1937. Never married.
2. Mabel Caroline Johnson, born 28 July 1909; married Charles W. Olinger
3. Fannie Bell Johnson, born 11 Oct 1913; died 6 Jan 1979, Washington D.C.

FLORENCE WILLIS (1889-ca 1962)
Submitted by Shirley Deem
sdeem@bloomington.in.us

Born 11 Dec 1889, Gallatin Co., IL; died ca. 1962, Spokane, Washington; daughter of Daniel Mulligan Willis, Jr. and Sarah Johnson.
Married: 1) ca. 1905, Ridgway, IL to Phillip Rollman
Children:
1. Bertis Rollman, born 1908
2. Fred Rollman
3. Wilma Rollman; married FNU Trammels
Married: 2) ca. 1920 to Byrd Lee Maxwell

FLOYD WILLIS (1897-1968)
Submitted by S.M. Rose
Susie4JCBA@webtv.net

Born 20 March 1897, Pike Co., IND; died 11 March 1968, Pike Co., IND; son of Beverly Willis and Isabelle Hilburn. (See Beverly Willis 1848-1911).
Married: 11 Nov 1914, Pike Co., IND to Inez "Goldie" Parker, born 7 Oct 1897; died 7 June 1970; daughter of Harvey Parker and Grace Gilliland
Children:
1. Imel Harry Willis; Married Rachel Morris
2. Mary Isabelle Willis; Married Gerald Gray
3. Wesley Basinger Willis; Married Mary Lou Evans
4. Beverly James Willis; Married Berline Barefoot
5. Lela Grace Willis; Married Wayne Pancake
6. Morris Eugene Willis; Married Mary Fay "Joey" Wise
7. Rev. Orace Wayne Willis; Married Norma Jean Decker
Note: Willisville, Pike Co., IND was named for Floyd & Inez (Parker) Willis. It is located about three miles south of Petersburg on Highway 57.

FRANCES (FANNY) WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Seekingroots@aol.com

Born NJ; daughter of Joseph Willis and Grace Winans. (See Joseph Willis 1759-1841).
Married: Lot Leonard, born 5 Oct 1754, Morris Co., NJ; died 7 Nov 1847, Greene Co., PA; son of William Lott and Mary LNU
Children:
1. Malinda Leonard, born 29 Sept 1827; died 14 June 1900, Fayette Co., PA; married 2 Nov 1845, PA to David Bowser, born 9 Dec 1823; died 19 June 1891, Greene Co., PA

FRANCIS WILLIS (ca.1666-1719)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

See Will of Francis Willis on GenConnect Will Board at this website.
Born ca. 1666, England; died 1719, Gloucester Co., VA; son of Henry Willis. (See
Henry Willis 1630 - bef 1689).
Married: ca. 1686??, Sarah Lewis??
Children:
1.
Francis Willis, born ca. 1689, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1769, Gloucester Co., VA.;Married: 1) Lady Anne Rich; 2) Elizabeth Smith Harrison
2. Henry (Harry) Willis, born 1691, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1740, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Co., VA
Married: 1) Anne Alexander Smith; 2) Mildred Howell Lewis Brown; 3) Mildred Warner Washington Gregory

FRANCIS WILLIS (1689-1769)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1689, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1769, Gloucester Co., VA; son of Francis Willis and Sarah Lewis?? (See Francis Willis 1666-1719).
Married: 1) 1715, St. Paul, Covent Garden, London; Lady Anne Rich, born ca. 1690, England; died 10 June 1727, Gloucester Co., VA.; Buried Ware Parish Church, Gloucester Co., VA. Daughter of Edward Rich.
Children:
1. Mary Willis, born 1712, Gloucester Co., VA; died ?? Married: Lewis Burwell
2. Francis Willis, born 1717, Gloucester Co., VA: died 1797; Married: Elizabeth Carter
3.
John Austin Willis, born 1719, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1769, Brunswick Co., VA; married: Mildred Smith
4. Ann Willis, born 1727, Gloucester Co., VA; died 1727. Lived 7 days; *buried with her mother in Ware Parish Church, Gloucester Co., VA.
Married: 2) Elizabeth Smith Harrison, daughter of John Smith of Purton, widow of Henry Harrison, Esq. He died 1732. – no issue.
*Notes: "Here lyeth the body of Mrs. Ann Willis the wife of Col Francis Willis who departed this life ye 10th of June, 1727 in the 32d year of her age. Also the Body of Ann Willis, daughter of ye above said, aged 7 days.

FRANCIS WILLIS (1741 - 1791)
Submitted by Janelle Willis White
User090858@aol.com

Born 20 Oct 1744; died 28 July 1791, of White Hall, Gloucester Co., VA; son of Francis Willis and Elizabeth Carter. (See Francis Willis 1717-1797).
Married: ca 1767 to Elizabeth Perrin, born 1 Aug 1751; died 5 Dec 1791
Children:
1. Francis Willis, born 2 Aug 1768; died 1818; unmarried
2. Susanna Willis, born 17 Oct 1773; died 29 Jan 1787; unmarried
3. Elizabeth Carter Willis, born 23 Sept 1771; died 19 Oct 1802; married Henry Hiort
4. Priscilla Willlis, born 17 Oct 1773; died 21 Nov 1773
5. John Willis, born 24 Oct 1774; died 1812; married 1819, Orange Co., Va to Nellie Conway Madison, born 1783; died 1865
6. Nancy Ann Rich Willis, born 27 May 1777; married 1798 to Nathaniel Burwell; he died before 1821, Gloucester Co., VA; One son and two daughters: Elias Rich Burwell, died in fancy; Claudia Hamilton Burwell married James K. Marshall of Fauquier Co, son of Chief-Justice Marshall; and Mary Burwell married John Jennings.
7. Francis Perrin Willis, born 12 March 1779; died 21 Dec 1818
8. Thomas Nelson Willis, born 30 March 1781; died 1796-1802; unmarried
9. Elias Willis, born 13 July 1783; died 1804; unmarried
10. Maria E. Willis, born 25 Sept 1785; 5 Oct 1835; unmarried
11. Perrin Willis, born 24 Jan 1788; died 12 Feb 1822
12. Mary Willis, born 28 Dec 1790
Notes: Henry Hiort, was an Englishman by birth. After the death of his wife, he left Norfolk and practiced law in Washington, then went back to England. His wife, as the eldest living daughter, had received the family portraits and china, which, on his departure for England, he left with Perrin Willis, an officer of the US Army. The portraits represented Elias Rich Burwell and Nancy Ann Rich Willis Burwell.

FRANCIS WILLIS (1810-1890)
Submitted by Janelle Willis White
User090858@aol.com

Born 1810, Maury Co., TN; died 1890, Monroe Co., MS; son of Augustine Willis and Sally Wood. (See Augustine Willis 1770-1842).
Married: Louise A. Jones, born 1839, SC; died 1890, Monroe Co., MS
Children:
1. Sarah Willis, born 1845, Monroe Co., MS; died ?? Married: John Caldwell
2. Zipporah Willis, born 1847, Monroe Co., MS; died ?? Married: Dr. FNU Porter
3.
Euler Willis, born 1854, Monroe Co., MS; died 1941-45, Memphis, TN; Married: 1) Ada Willis; 2) Sallie Smith; 3) Rebie O'Neal

FRANCIS DUNBAR WILLIS (1894-1959)
Submitted by J.H. Alexander, Jr.
alex@alexanderz.com

Born 6 Feb 1894, Augusta, GA; died 21 Nov 1959, Atlanta, GA; son of John Turner Willis and Ann Boyd Wilson.
(See
John Turner Willis 1850-1931).
Married: 24 Feb 1934, Atlanta, GA to Clara Alexander; born 24 April 1904; died March 1987; daughter of Chambers Alexander and Clara Wynns.
Children:
1. daughter
2. daughter
Notes:
Francis Dunbar Willis attended Staunton Military Academy and The Citadel; he was a partner in Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Bean (Atlanta); buried in Willis Family plot just outside Augusta, GA.
Clara Alexander was reared by her lst cousin, Anne Flewellen Alexander Boykin in Atlanta after death of her mother, Clara Wynns Alexander in 1905. She is buried in Willis Family plot near Augusta, GA.

FRANCIS MARION WILLIS (ca 1818-1873)
Submitted by Cheryl Willis Walker
walker@ecsis.net

Born ca 1818; died 1873, Wayne Co., TN; Parents unknown; Civil War discharge date: January 1863, age 46.
Married: Rachael LNU
Children:
1. Minerva Willis, born 1846; Married, 1864, Wayne Co., TN to John Henry
2. Francis Marion Willis, born 1848; Married, 1866, Wayne Co., TN to Annariah Banks. He died, 1907 in Dyer Co., TN

FRANCIS PRICILLA WILLIS (1874-??)
Submitted by Ed Ackley
eackley@isoa.net

Born 9 Feb 1874; buried New Bethel Cemetery, Poulan, GA; Daughter of John McDaniel Willis and Sarah Francis Pittman. (See John McDaniel Willis 1843 --).
Married: Silas R. Grubbs; born 1871; died 26 June 1952; buried New Bethel Cemetery, Poulan, GA.
Children:
1. Pare Lee Grubbs
2. Paul Grubbs,Sr.
3. Anna Grubbs

FRANK WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Janelle Willis White
User090858@aol.com

Born unknown; died unknown; son of Euler Willis and Ada Willis. (See Euler Willis 1854-1941-45).
Married: Etoile (Lillian?) Elliott
Children:
1. Euler Elliott, born 4 March 1905, Memphis, TN; died July 1961; Memphis, TN; Married: Sarah Ersula Seal
2. Frank Muncie, born 16 Jan 1908; died 19 Dec 1996;
3. Daughter, born 1910 – still living
4. Mary LaForie, born 9 Aug 1912; died 27 Dec 1988

FRANKLIN JOSHUA WILLIS (1869 - 1937)
Submitted by Jerry Linton
dreamer@powernet.net

Born 18 March 1869, Toquerville, Washington, Utah; died 4 March 1937, Phoeniz, Maricopa, AZ; buried 7 March 1937, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; son of Joshua Thomas Willis and Ellen Alldridge. (See Joshua Thomas Willlis 1818 - 1886).
Married: 18 Aug 1892, Taylor, Navajo, AZ to Elizabeth Selina Kay, born 11 April 1874, Paradice, Cache, UT; died 22 Feb 1942, Tempe, Maricopa, AZ; buried 24 Feb 1942, Taylor, Navajo, AZ
Children:
1. Royal Willis, born 8 Sept 1893, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died March 1894
2. Fred Willis, born 15 Oct 1896, Espinola, NM
3. Gretta Ellen Willis, born 17 June 1898, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 8 Dec 1979, Tempte, Maricopa, AZ; buried 11 Dec 1979, Taylor, Navajo, AZ
4. Franklin Leroy Willis, born 8 Sept 1893, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 3 March 1894
5. Joseph Perry Willis, born 26 June 1895, Espanola, Rio Arriba, NM; died 20 Sept 1960
6. Thomas Floyd Willis, born 13 Nov 1901, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 4 Dec 1950; buried 6 dec 1950, Taylor, Navajo, AZ
7. Lilllian Ann Willis, born 20 march 1904, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 26 Nov 1980
8. Minta Mocella Willis, born 25 July 1906, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 16 Jan 1988, Mesa, Maricopa, AZ; buried Taylor, Navajo, AZ
9. James Arthur Willis, born 18 July 1909, Taylor, Navajo, AZ; died 18 July 1909
10. Glen Emerald Willis, born 12 Jan 1912, Snowflake, Navajo, AZ; died 23 May 1975
11. Elizabeth Willis, born 28 Feb 1915; died 28 Feb 1915
12. June Kay Willis, born 14 Dec 1916, Snowflake, Navajo, AZ; died 7 March 1972

FRANKLIN MONROE WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born unknown, Naylor, GA; died unknown, (68 years old), Deleon Springs, FL; son of Joseph W. Willis and Frances Rooks.
(See
Joseph W. Willis 1863-1932).
Married: Lessie Brooks
Children:
1. Joseph L. Willis
2. Jimmy Leroy Willis
3. Raymond R. Willis
4. Dorothy A. Willis; married FNU Pinner
5. Frances E. Willis; married FNU Taylor
6. Marjorie E. Willis, married FNU Rush
7. Ida Belle J. Willis; married FNU Coker
8. Ouida Mae Willis; married FNU Koppel
9. Mary E. Willis; married FNU Sheridan

FREDERICK G. WILLIS (1824 - 1881)
Submitted by GaryH711@aol.com

Born 1824; died 1881; son of Joseph Willis, Jr. and Nancy Grigg. (See Joseph Willis, Jr. 1789-1829).
Married: 29 March 1859 to Sarah E. Crowder, born 1843; died 1909.
Children:
1. Bolin Willlis, born 1860
2. Sidney Willis
3. Dicie Willis
4. Nancy Willis, born 1864
5. Melancthon, born 1869
6. Minnie Willis, born 1873
7. Naomi Willis, born 1874
8. Frederick P. Willis, born 10 Jan 1878; died 3 Nov 1924; married Etta Butz (1881-1969), Feb 1900

FREDERICK P. WILLIS (1878 - 1924)
Submitted by GaryH711@aol.com

Born 10 Jan 1878; died 3 Nov 1924; son of Frederick G. Willis and Sarah E. Crowder. (See Frederick G. Willis 1824-1881).
Married: Feb 1900 to Etta Buta, born 1881; died 1969.
Children:
1.
Elizabeth Willis, born 13 May 1901; died 18 Feb 1981; was married to Albert Ellsworth at death. She had five children.

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