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JAMES ISAAC WILLIS (1822-1899)
Submitted by Penny Carpenter
swintinc@swbell.net

Born 27 Nov 1822, GA; a Methodist; died 31 Dec 1899, Hamburg, Ashley Co., AR; parents unknown.
Married: 2 Nov 1842, Tuskagee, Macon Co., AL to Catherine Ross; born 1 Oct 1826, AL; died 19 May 1906, Ashley Co., AR; daughter of Riley Wiggans Ross and Elizabeth McFarland.
Children:
1.
John Ross Willis; married 1) Dorthula Reed; 2) Rebecca E. Bills
2. Elizabeth Willis; married a Reed
3. Sarah Jane Fletcher Willis, married 13 Sept 1865 to Lionard Chandler
4. J.H. Willis probably died young
5. Quinton L. Willis died young
6. Anna I. Willis married 18 Sept 1879 to Benjamin Byrum Lambert
7. Felicia Willis married 15 Nov 1883 to John L. Foote
8. George Lee Willis (twin of Georganna),born TX.
9. Georganna (Annie) Willis (twin of George Lee), born TX
Note: George or Georganna married 24 June 1854 to Georgia Lively (confusing on which is which).

JAMES J. WILLIS (1841-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1841; son of John Washington Willis and Charlotte Matilda Calloway. (See John Washington Willis 1803-1885).
Married: Frances J. Mauldin
Children:
1. Aurel Willis
2. Beatrice Willis
3. Ada Willis
4. Della Willis
5. Vida Willis
6. Austin Willis
7. Milton Willis
8. Jessie Willis

JAMES M. WILLIS (1810-??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born about 1810; son of John Willis and Mildred Fortson
Married: Melissa Jones, 18 Oct 1838, Elbert Co., Ga by Rev. Asa Chandler. She was born 14 Oct 1815; died 13 May 1904; both buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, GA
Children:
1. Cornelia Willis, married H.R. Deadwyler
2. Georgia Willis, married ELmory P. Edwards
3. John Willis
4. Thomas F. Willis, married Sarah Carlton
5. Louisa M. Willis, 1850-1922; married Millard Fillmore Adams (1852-1914) on 18 Nov 1873 by Rev. L.W. Stephens, Elbert Co., GA
6. Mary Willis, died unmarried
7. James M. Willis, Jr., born 10 Dec 1852; died 25 May 1884. He was a Baptist Minister
8. Sarah Willis, married Joseph Norman
9. Benjamin H. Willis, died 1936; married Annie Walters
Note: In the 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery, James M. Willis of Canning's District of Elbert County won Tract 185 in the Eighth District, Fourth Section of Old Cherokee County (now Walker County, GA).

JAMES MADISON WILLIS (1879-1950)
Submitted by Betty Garner
garner@zianet.com

Born 1879; died 1950; son of Edward Wilkerson Willis and Bolina Fredonia Greer. (See Edward Wilkerson Willis 1836-1905).
Married: Rosa Balvora Jones, 1881-1950
Children:
1. Buddy Willis
2. Zula Willis
3. Frank Willis
4. Harlon Willis
5. Mary Kate Willis
6. Sue Beth Willis

JAMES McCLELLAN WILLIS (1848-1899)
Submitted by Martha Sargent
howardsargent214@cs.com

Born 18 Oct 1848, Meigs Co., OH; died 12 Jan 1899, Letart Falls, Meigs Co., OH; buried Plants Cemetery, Letart Township, Meigs Co., OH; son of John S. Willis and Julia Ann Mowder. (See John S. Willis, 1819-1864).
Married: Eliza Circle, daughter of Francis A. Circle,husband of her Aunt Elizabeth J. "Betsy" Willis.
Children:
1. William Madison Willis
2. Servaties Willis
3. Lillie Belle Willis
4. Ida Arwilda Willis
5. Caroline Willis
6. Sarah Willis
7. Dexter Willis
8. Johnny Willis
9. Linna Willis
10. Eunice Willis
11. Carrie Willis

JAMES MONROE WILLIS (1869 - ??)
Submitted by Kathryn Brotherton
tfl3775@montana.com

Born 6 Sept 1869, Christian Co., MO; died unknown; son of Jasper Willis and Mary Ellen Williams. (See Jasper Willis 1839 - ??)
Married: Delana (Delano) Applegate, born 4 Nov 1872,died 22 Oct 1934; daughter of Gilbert Applegate and Catherine Craker
Children:
1. Alta Catherine Willis, born 28 July 1897, Douglas Co., MO (my grandmother)
2. Fred E. Willis, born 8 Oct 1895; married Della M. Williams
3. Henry Willis, born 19 June 1899
4. King Willis, born 31 July 1904
5. Cordia Willis, born 5 June 1912
Note: Listed in the 1900 Douglas Co., Mo Census Records.

JAMES POLK WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Kathryn Brotherton
tfl3775@montana.com

Born unknown; died unknown; parents unknown;
Married: Mary (Polly) Trip
Children:
1.
Jasper Willlis, born 1839, MO

JAMES POLK WILLIS (1896-1936)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 22 July 1896; died 7 April 1936; buried Bennett Cemetery; son of Caswell Calvin Willis and Alta Adalaide Willlis. (See Alta Adalaide Willis 1872-1962 and Caswell Calvin Willis 1876-1943).
Married: Penola Kennedy, born 26 Oct 1901; died 21 May 1993; buried Bennett Cemetery; daughter of George Kennedy and Rose LNU
Children:
1. Son
2. Daughter
3. Melton (Pete) Willis, born 27 June 1923, Carnegie, OK; died 9 Sept 1969, Columbus, TX
4. Son
5. Son
6. Daughter
7. Son
8. Walter Willis, born 12 Dec 1926; died 20 April 1929; buried Bennett Cemetery

JAMES POLK WILLIS (1845-1921)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 12 June 1845; died 27 Nov 1921; buried Oakhill Cemetery, Allen Parish, LA; son of Lemuel Willis and Eveline Perkins. (See Lemuel Willis 1812-1862).
Married Anna Canada, born 1843; died 1927; buried Oakhill Cemetery, Allen Parish, LA. A schoolteacher.
Children:
1. Mary Willis, born 1869; died 1936
2. Osborn Willis, born 17 Feb 1873; died 24 Dec 1916; buried Oak Hill Cemetery; married 8 May 1893, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA to Margaret Laird, born ca. 1873, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA; He was killed in gunfight with Peter Perkins.

JAMES R. WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Diana
lannytaylor@worldnet.att.net

Born unknown. Parents unknown.
Married: Lovina(?)
Children:
1. Barbara Ellen Willis, born 10 February, 1858, Lawndale, Cleveland Co., NC; died 3 April 1927, Wynnewood, Garvin Co., OK. Married Lemuel Sanford Self.

JAMES R. WILLIS (1829 - 1910)
Submitted by Diana Taylor
lannytaylor@worldnet.att.net

Born 16 April 1829, Lincoln Co., NC; died 30 July 1910; son of Randal Willis and Sarah Mauney(?). (See Randal Willis 1778-1845)
Married: Lovina/Luvna LNU; born 14 Dec 1823; died 8 March 1896
Children:
1. Mary J. Willis, born ca 1848
2. Sarah Elizabeth Willis, born 1848; died 1920; married L.D. Wesson
3. Margaret A. Willis, born ca 1852
4. John A. Willis, born ca 1854
5. Susan L. Willis, born ca 1856
6. Barbara Ellen Willis, born 10 February, 1858, Lawndale, Cleveland Co., NC; died 3 April 1927, Wynnewood, Garvin Co., OK. Married Lemuel Sanford Self, 12 Feb 1880, NC; born 28 May 1860, Cleveland Co., NC;
died 7 Sept 1937, Greeley Co. (my great grandparents).
7. Martha E. willis, born ca 1860
8. Eliza Willis, born ca 1866; married 2) Suson LNU, born ca 1838; listed as 61 in the 1900 census

JAMES S. WILLIS (1818-1857)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 29 July 1818, NC; died 21 May 1857, Franklin Co., IL; son of Abner Willis and Nancy Hayes. (See Abner Willis 1796-1874
Married Mary Hanes, 4 Dec 1842, Posey Co., IN; daughter of David Hanes and Rhoda LNU. She was born about 1824, KY
Children:
1. Rhoda Willis, born 1844, Indiana
2. William Abner Willis, born 1846, Posey Co., IN; married Mary White, 1 Jan 1865, Franklin Co., IL
3. David Haynes Willis, born 14 Feb 1846, IN; died 17 Jan 1919,MS
4. Nancy A Willis, born 1851, Franklin Co., IL
5. John H Willis, born 1853, Posey Co., IN
6. James M.J. Willis, born 1856, Franklin Co., IL

JAMES SNYDOR WILLIS (ca 1841-??)
Submitted by Mark Willis Ballard
markballard@21stcentury.net

Born ca 1841, Spring Hill, Orange Co., VA; died unknown; son of James Willis and Elizabeth Gordon. See James Willis (??-??).
Married: Jennie Twyman, daughter of James Tywman
Children:
1. Herbert Willis
2. Hassie Willis
3. Hillary Willis

JAMES SPILVIN WILLIS (1837-1881)
Submitted by Dianna Harrison
rwh@nothnbut.net

Born 12 Sept 1837; died 19 July 1881; Son of Noah Willis and Lucy LNU. (See Noah Willis 1801-1858).
Married: 8 July 1862 to Angeline M. Dowell, daughter of John Dowell and Mary Riddel.
Children:
1. Robert Lee Willis, born May 1863
2. John William Willis, born 30 April 1866; died 3 July 1931.
3. Ella Mary Willis, born August 1869; Married 1892 to James Allen Turner
4. Martin Luther Willis, born 22 Dec 1872; died 3 March 1955
5. Minnie Willis, born 4 Feb 1875; died 24 Oct 1936; Married 17 Aug 1892 to John Huff
6. Henry Clay Willis, born 26 Jan 1878; died 23 April 1931; Married 15 March 1912 to Nellie Carl.

JAMES STUART WILLIS (1863 - 1938)
Submitted by Jim Willis
jwillis@wi.net

Born 22 Jan 1863, IN; died 12 Feb 1938, Libertyville, Lake Co., IL; son of Samuel Stuart Willis and Eliabeth Betsy Jane Pickard.
Married: 29 Oct 1889, Hoopeston, Vermillion Co., IL to Daisy Olive Hunter, born 25 Dec 1873, Hoopeston, Vermillion Co., IL; died 15 Dec 1950, Chicago, Cook Co., IL; daughter of George Hunter.
Children:
1. John Earl Willis, born 25 Dec 1890, Hedrick, Warren Co., IN
2. Harry Oscar Willis, born 1 July 1893, Hedrick, Warren Co., IN
3. Leroy G. Willis, born 22 Dec 1898, Hollandsburg, Park Co., IN
4. Cecil Ellsworth "Jack" Willis, born 29 July 1900, Hollandsburg, IN
5. Charles Sylvester Willis, born 4 Nov 1902, Hollandsburg, IN
6. Clarence Harold Willis, born 22 Sept 1904, Hollandsburg, IN
7. Earl Wesley Willis, bon 25 March 1907, Hollandsburg, IN
8. Cleo Lester "Dick" Willis, born 17 Dec 1909, Hollandsburg, IN
9. Ruth May Willis, born 7 April 1912, Lexington, McLean Co., IL
10. Ruby Agnes Willis, born 15 Dec 1915, Paxton, Ford Co., IL

JAMES T. WILLIS (1810-??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1810, Caswell Co., NC; son of Nicholas Willis and Nancy Turner. (See Nicholas Willis 1786 - ??)
Married: 1) 19 Nov 1832, Caswell Co., NC, Ann Williams
Children:
1. Mary A. Willis, born 1835, Caswell Co., NC
2. Nicholas C. Willis, born 1839, Caswell Co., NC
3. Missouri E. Willis, born 1843, Missouri;
Married: 2) 9 April 1845, Fayette Co., TN, Julia Hutchins
Chidren:
4. James H. Willis, born 1847, Fayette Co., TN

JAMES VIRGIL WILLIS (1853-1916)
Submitted by Roy M. Moore
roylynmo@swbell.net

Born 7 Feb 1853, Pinckneyville, Perry Co., IL; died 11 Jan 1916, Norman, Cleveland Co., OK; son of Isham Edward Willis and Mildred Ann Wooldridge. (See Isham Edward Willis 1821-1879).
Married: 4 April 1873, Springfield, Greene Co., MO to Angelica Josephine Hart. She was born 3 Feb 1853, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY; died 31 Dec 1929, Macomb, Pottawatomie Co., OK; daughter of Charles Hart and Margaret Ann Edwards.
Children:
1. Alice Anjelica Willis, born 20 Sept 1875; died Dec 1960; married Ancel William Gibson
2. James Melrose Willis, born 21 Feb 1876; died 30 Nov 1865
3. Victoria Willis, born 2 Feb 1878; married R.B. Cox
4. Daniel Edward Willis, born 29 Aug 1880; dued 9 June 1966
5. George W. Willis, born 3 Nov 1882; died 18 Feb 1918
6.
William Emmitt Willis, born 1 Oct 1884; died 22 Sept 1975
7. John E. Willis, born 3 Nov 1888
8. Seth E. Willis, born 20 Nov 1891; died 4 Feb 1963
9. Ora Jane Willis, born 27 July 1895; died; 44 Feb 1963
10. Anna Belle Willis, born 10 Feb 1896; died 1975

JAMES WASHINGTON WILLIS (1840-1924)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 24 Oct 1840, Talbot Co., GA; died 23 June 1924; son of Benjamin Franklin Willis and Sarah M. Stuart. (See Benjamin Franklin Willis 1820-1902).
Married: 1) Mary Jane Akin, born 11 April 1837; died 31 March 1880; daughter of John H. Akin and Hicksey Harris.
Children:
1. John Franklin Willis, born 28 May 1868, GA; married 24 Dec 1894 to Sallie Lou Littlejohn
2. Nancy Willis, born 17 Aug 1870, GA; died 6 Aprul 1945; married Tom Biles
3. James Thomas Willis, born GA; married Leila May Stewart
4. Mettio Errsamila Willis, born GA; married Exie Madox
Married 2): Betty Akins

JAMES WESLEY WILLIS (1844-??)
Submitted by Thomas W. Willis
twillis@tntech.edu

Born 3 June 1844, son of Elijah Willis and Elizabeth Daniels. (See Elijah Willis 1809-1897).
Married: Rebecca Louise Smith, 20 Dec 1866.
Children:
1. George Major Willis, born 24 March 1866
2. Allen Elijah B. Willis, 21 June 1872
3. Mary Elizabeth Willis, born 23 Sept 1873
4. John Fletcher Willis, born 10 Sept 1875
5. Cathrine Delilah Willis
6. Martha B. Willis, born 1878
7. William James Willis, born 15 Aug 1883

JAMES WESLEY WILLIS (1849-1906)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1849, New Madrid Co., MO; died ca. 1906, New Madrid Co., MO; son of William Austin Willis and Sarah LNU. (See William Austin Willis 1808/09 - ca. 1898).
Married: bef 1875, New Madrid Co., MO, Catherine "Kate" Conner,born 1855, TN; daughter of John and Sarah Conner
Children:
1. Sallie Willis,born 1875,New Madrid Co.,MO;died bef 1903, New Madrid Co., MO; Married: Elder Burkett
2. Gillen Willis, born 1876, New Madrid Co., MO
3. Thomas Willis, born 1878, New Madrid Co., MO
4. Belle Willis, born 1880, New Madrid Co., MO
5. Benjamin F. Willis, born 1888, New Madrid Co., MO; died 3 June 1938, New Madrid Co., MO; buried Mounds Cemetery, New Madrid, MO.; Married: Lizzie Willis, daughter of Andrew Samuel Willis and Mary Laura Armbruster Kimbal
6. Amy Willis, born New Madrid Co., MO; Married: Dan Sloas

JAMES WILBURN WILLIS (1812-1879)
Submitted by Steve York
Sdy1026@aol.com

Born 29 Dec 1812, NC; died 10 Jan 1879; Son of William Willis and Cicily Coats.
Married: 25 Nov 1837, Coosa, AL to Mary W. Posey, born 8 March 1815, Jasper, GA; died 18 Oct 1879, Winston, AL. She was daughter of Squire Posey and Jane Pate.
Children:
1. William Willis, born ca 1840, AL
2. James Willis, born ca. 1843, AL
3. George W. Willis, born 9 Dec 1844, AL
4. Francis Willis, born ca. 1847, AL
5. Joseph Willis, born ca. 1849, AL
6. John Willis, born ca 1851, AL
7. Jane Willis, born ca 1854, AL
8. Mary Caroline Willis, born 20 March 1858, Houston Co., AL; died 12 Nov 1941, Wewoka, OK; Married Thomas Jackson York.

JAMES WYLIE WILLIS (1871-1954)
Submitted by Melissa in TX
arion@pyramid3.net

Born 19 April 1871, MO; died 5 June 1954, Belzoni, Murpheys Co., MS; buried Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., AR; son of James C. Willis and Mary A. LNU. (See James C. Willis (1835-??).
Married: 25 Awpr 1893 in Jackson Twp., Reynolds Co., MO to Martha Ann Harper; born 12 April 1877, MO; died 17 Sept 1911, Somerset Twp., Jackson Co., IL; buried Boucher Chapel Cemetery, Somerset, Jackson Co., IL; daughter of Noah Harper and Elizabeth Jane Palmer.
Children:
1. Thomas L. "Tom" Willis, born 3 Dec 1894, Jackson Twp., Reynolds Co., MO; died 20 May 1969, Robstown, Nueces Co., TX; buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Robstown, Nueces Co., TX; married 14 July 1919 in Grand Glaize, Jackson Co., AR to Lillian Mays. They had two daughters, Lyda Mae Willis and Lillian Imagene Willis and one son, Thomas Willie Willis. Tom was a PVT., Co. C, 23rd Infantry, WWI.
2. Baby Willis, born between Jan 1895 and Dec 1897 in MO; died as infant in MO
3. Cora J. Willis, born 14 Jan 1898, MO; died 22 May 1974, AR., ; buried Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., AR; married George E. Lewis. Four sons, Ralph L., Eugene, George Leo, and Jr. and two daughters, Ruby and Louise.
4. Mae Willis, born 1901, MO; died 1988, Jackson, Hinds Co., MS; married Howard E. "Buddy" DeWitt. No children. She did have two sons prior to this marriage and they were both given up for adoption.
5. William Jesse Willis, born 23 April 1903, Elkridge, Jackson Co., IL; died 7 Feb 2003, Ennis, Ellis Co., TX; buried Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., AR. Married Lessie Jane Giffin, 10 Nov 1928, AR. She was born 12 Aug 1906 Pleasant Plains, Independence Co., AR; died 12 Dec 1978 Waxahatchie, Ellis Co., TX; buried Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., AR; daughter of John W. Giffin and Alice Ann Truelove. Five sons, James W., JW, Marion Doyne, Author Douglas and Gary Lynn and three daughters, Alice Jacquelyn, Fredda Dale and Audrey Aliene.
6. Roy Willis, born 20 July 1905, Murphysboro, Jackson Co., IL; died about 1925. Never married, no children
7. Leulu Willis (Twin), born 10 Oct 1907, Somerset Twp., Jackson Co., IL; died 31 March 2003, Memphis, TN; First married to FNU Roberts and had one daughter, Ernestine. 2nd marriage to Pat Self.
8. Leuther Willis (Twin), born 10 Oct 1907, Somerset Twp., Jackson Co., IL; died 1907, Jackson Co., IL
9. Ethyl Mabel Willis, born 20 Feb 1911, Murphysboro, Jackson Co., IL; died 27 July 1911, Jackson Co., IL

JANE WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by: Seekingroots@aol.com

Born unknown; died unknown; daughter of William Henry Willis and Rebecca Anne LNU. (See William Henry Willis 1830 Married: Will Dobbyns
Children:
1. Willie Dobbyns
2. Johnny Dobbyns
3. Inez Dobbyns
4. Linnie Dobbyns

JASPER WILLIS (1839 - ??)
Submitted by Kathryn Brotherton
tfl3775@montana.com

Born July 1839; died unknown; son of James Polk Willis and Mary (Polly) Trip. (See James Polk Willis ??-??)
Married: 21 Sept 1846, MO to Mary Ellen Williams; daughter of John Williams and Joanna (Anna) Williams.
Children:
1.
James Monroe Willis, born 6 Sept 1869 (my great grandfather)
2. John M. Willis
3. Martha Willis
4. William Jesse Willis
5. George Washington Willis

JASPER WILLIS (1825-1901)
Submitted by S.M.Rose
Susie4JCBA@webtv.net

Born 5 Nov 1825, Rowan Co., NC; died, 5 Oct 1901, Pike Co., IND; Buried Walnut Hills, Pike Co., INC; son of Maxwell and Nancy Jane Miller. (See Maxwell Willis 1818-1880).
Married: 22 March 1846 to Sarah Ellen Dean; born 9 Sept 1825, Kentucky; died 19 Oct 1903, Pike Co., IND; Buried Walnut Hills, Pike Co., IND; daughter of Wquire B. Dean
Children: (in the order listed in census)
1. Cordelia Willis; Married George Steward
2. Beverly Willis; Married Isabelle Hilburn
3. Sarah F. Willis; died 11 March 1854, 1 year 8 months
4. Louvisa Willis; Married Goodlet Jerrell
5. Rev. Emery Willis
6. Catherine "Kate" Willis; Married Philmore Jerrell
7. Charles L. Willis; Married Jane Payne
8. George M. Willis; Married Emily Chapel
9. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Willlis; Married James Amos
10. Mariah Willis; Married Jesse Richardson
11. Jane Willis; died age age 14
Note: Susie has a marvelous essay about the migration of his ancestors from NC to Pike Co., IND.

JASPER BETHEL WILLIS (1877-1950)
Researched by Richard Lee Drake, deceased;
Submitted by Alan R. Seip
falcon48@mindspring.com

Born 13 Jan 1877, Boone Co., ARK; died 29 March 1950, Oklahoma City, OK; Son of Thomas Tyrus Willis, Jr. and Elizabeth Sarah Williams. (See Thomas Tyrus Willis Jr. 1836-1919)
Married: 5 Dec 1895, Boone Co., ARK to Clemontine Marshall, Daughter of William Andrew Jackson Marshall and LaMartha Elizabeth Hemphill.
Children:
1. George Bethel Willis; born 4 Sept 1896, Boone Co., ARK; died 18 Oct 1977, Caddo Co., OK; Married 18 Oct 1914, Caddo Co., OK to Dora Ola Turney.
2. Henry Sterman Willis; born 20 Feb 1898, Western Grove, Newton Co., ARK; Married 16 Sept 1917, Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK to Vera Morgan Vance.
3. Lois Estelle Willis; born 6 Dec 1899 Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK; died 22 Jan 1975, Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK; Married, 1920 to Robert Lincoln Mills.
4. Margie Ann Willis; born 20 Oct 1901, Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK; Married 23 July 1919, Binger, Caddo Co., OK to Harve Andrew Lansford.
5. Flossie Mae Willis; born 23 May 1903; Married in Cowren, Washita Co., OK to Curtis Neely.
6. Male
7. Vernon Otis Willis; born 30 May 1907; died July 1971; Married Nov 1929 to Claurie Jones, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK
8. Grace Lea Willis; born 14 July 1910; Married Bill Scott.
9. Joseph Scott Willis; born 10 May 1912; Married Gladys Davis
10. William Price Willis; born 16 March 1914, Caddo Co., OK; Married 2 Nov 1937 to Lorene Elizabeth Kuhn, Caddo Co., OK.
11. Mammie Irene Willis; born 12 Feb 1917, Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK; Married 7 Nov 1936, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK to Ira Lester Scott.
12. Martha Elizabeth Willis; born 21 July 1921, Caddo Co., OK; Married 12 Jan 1938, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK to Walter William Baker.
13. Thomas Jackson Willis; born 24 Aug 1923, Washita Co., OK; Married 28 May 1949, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK to Myrtle Dean Chastain.

JEMIMA WILLIS (ca 1796 - ??)
Submitted by Randy Willis
randywillis@ev1.net

Born ca 1796, SC; daughter of Rev. Joseph Willis Sr., and Sarah LNU. (See Rev. Joseph Willis Sr.,
174-1854).
Married William Dyer
Children:
1. James Dyer, born ca 1827, LA
2. Roland Dyer, born ca 1830, LA
3. Joseph Dyer, born ca 1831, LA
4. Elijah Dyer, born ca 1834, LA
5. Elizabeth Dyer, born ca 1836, LA
6. Jemima Dyer, born ca 1839, LA

JEREMIAH WILLIS (1760-1812)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1760, Bladen Co., NC; died 1 Jan 1812, Cumberland Co., NC; son of Benjamin Willis and Sarah Willis. (See Benjamin Willis 1725-1785).
Married: Rachel LNU
Children:
1. Jeremiah Willis, Jr., born 1 Jan 1798, Cumberland Co., NC; died 1 Jan 1825, Cumberland Co., NC

JERIMIAH "JERRY" WILLIS (1861-1929)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1861, Worth Co., GA; died 8 Aug 1929; buried Daniel Willis Cemetery, Poulan, Worth Co., GA; son of Daniel Willis and Elizabeth Smith. (See Daniel "My Line" Willis 1817-1896).
Married: Armenda Hollingsworth, 5 March 1882; died 1930.
Children:
1. John Henry Willis, born c. 1881
2. Joseph Lawson Wilis, born ca. 1883
3. Irene Elizabeth Willis
4. Isabel Willis
5. B. Archer Willis
6. Daniel Hugh Willis, born c. 1885
7. Flora R. Willis
8. Versa Viola Willis
9. William J. Willis, born ca. 1890
10. Sarah Lou Willis

JEREMIAH WILLIS, JR. (1798-1825)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1 Jan 1798, Cumberland Co., NC; died 1 Jan 1825, Cumberland Co., NC; son of Jeremiah Willis and Sarah Willis. (See Jeremiah Willis 1760-1812).
Married: 23 Jan 1813, Cumberland Co., NC to Abegail Sims, daughter of Isaac Sims. She was born 1 Jan 1795; died 25 Feb 1872.
Children:
1. Isaac Sims Willis, born 1815
2. John O. Willis, born 1818

JERIMIAH WILLIS (1800-??)
Submitted by Ed Ackley
eackley@isoa.net

Born Jan 1800, North Carolina; parents unknown.
Married: Belinda Willis, born Jan 1820, North Carolina
Children:
1. James W. Willis, born Jan 1838, Randolph Co., GA; died, 1862, buried Thornrose Cemetery, MD. He served in the military in 1862 - Civil War Veteran.
2. Kenneth N. Willis, born Jan 1841, Randolph Co.,GA
3. John McDaniel Willis, born 27 March 1843, Randolph Co., GA; Married 7 Oct 1868 to Sarah
Francis Pittman.
4. Benjamin Willis, born Jan 1850, Randolph Co., GA
5. George T. Willis, born 2 May 1852, Randolph Co., GA; died 15 March 1935, Poulan, GA; buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Poulan, GA
6. Mary Willis

JESSE WILLIS (1842-1886)
Submitted by S.M. Rose
Susie4JCBA@webtv.net

Born 10 Feb 1842, Pike Co., IN; died 5 Dec 1886, Warrick Co., IN; buried Wesley Chapel, Warrick Co., IN; son of Alexander Willis and Martha "Patsey" Coats. (See Alexander Willis 1816-1882).
Married 1): Feb 1866 to Mary E. Hunt; born 3 Jan 1847; died 15 Aug 1870, Warrick Co., IN; Buried Wesley Cahpel, Carrick Co., IN
Children:
1. Lucy E. Willis
Married 2): 11 March 1877 to Alice V. Lawrence
2. George E. Willis
3. William A. Willis
Married 3): Sarah C. Bohannon
4. Cora Willis

JESSE WILLIS (ca 1810 - ca 1865)
Submitted by Rod Willis
bagdad34@comcast.net

Born ca. 1810, GA; died ca 1865, AL; Parents unknown
Married: ca 1832, GA to Martha LNU
Children:
1. Mary A. Willis, born ca.. 1833, Ga
2. Malinda R. Willis, born ca.. 1835, GA
3. Iverson Asbury Willis, born 22 April 1838, GA; died 31 Dec 1862, Murfreesboro, TN; married ca 1857 to Elizabeth Elen Paulk
4. Nancy J. Willis, born ca. 1843, AL
5. Martha A. Willis, born ca.. 1847, AL
Comments:
My gggrandfather, Jesse Willis, was born in GA and moved to Dale Co., AL shortly before 1840. He last appeared on the 1860 Dale Co., AL Federal Census. His wife and some children showed up on the Henry Co., AL Census of 1870. Jesse and Martha's son, Iverson Asbury Willis married Elizabeth Elen Paulk in Dale Co., AL ca 1857. he served in "I" Co., AL 33rd Infy. Regt. and was killed in battle at Murfreesboro, TN 12-31-1862. His son, George Washington Willis (1860-1950) is the father of my Dad, John Ollie Willis (1903-1979), Santa Rosa Co., FL

JESSIE A. WILLIS (1867-1941)
Submitted by Diana
lannytaylor@worldnet.att.net

Born 26 Dec 1867; died 2 Feb 1941; buried Knob Creek Methodist Cemetery, Cleveland Co., NC; son of Jacob C. Willis and Malinda Self. (See Jacob C. Willis 1820-1883).
Married: Unknown
Children:
1. Jacob Hoyle Willis, born 26 Nov 1894; died 4 March 1954; buried Knob Creek Methodist Cemetery,
Cleveland Co., NC
2. Essie Lydia Hoyle Willis, born 11 Aug 1896; died 26 June 1931; buried Knob Creek Methodist Cemetery, Cleveland Co., NC
3. Eutie B. Willis, born ca. 1897
4. Lester Willis, born ca. 1899
5. Lura Elva Willis, born 8 July 1903; died 3 Aug 1931; buried Knob Creek Methodist Cemetery, Cleveland Co., NC

JESSIE GORDON WILLIS (1895 - 1963)
Submitted by Lorrie Willis
bluebonnet9@aol.com

Born 23 Dec 1895, Ft. White, Columbia Co., FL; died April 1963, Memphis, TN; buried Marianna, Arkansas; son of William A. Willis and Ida Shaup. (See William A. Willis ??-??).
Married: Grace Britt, born 7 Dec 1898; died 12 June 1995, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN; buried Marianna, Arkansas.
Children:
1.
Gordon Wesley Willis, born 25 Sept 1920, Marianna, Arkansas; died 20 oct 1994, Lubbock, TX; married Allie Rue Kinard, 3 Jan 1944, Paint Rock, Concho Co., TX
2. Robert Leslie Willis, born ca 1925
3. Elizabeth Willis, born ca 1927