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JOHN BURNETT WILLIS (1882-1968)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 7 Sept 1882; died 7 Oct 1968, Houston, Harris Co., TX; buried Woodland Cemetery, Houston, TX; son of Isaac Willis and Louisa Susanna Maddox. (See Isaac Willis 1843-1923).
Married: 19 Nov 1905 to May Bell Taylor; born 27 Jan 1889; died 3 July 1967;buried Woodland Cemetery, Houston, TX.
Children:
1. Mamie thelma Willis, born 25 Jan 1909, Woodville, Tyler Co., TX; died 23 May 1980; buried East Bernard, TX; married Louis Henry Cruther.
2. William Franklin Willis, born 7 april 1910; died 9 April 1910
3. Joe Wylie thomas Willis, born 18 Jan 1912
4. Gordon Clarence Willis, born 16 May 1914; died 12 Oct 1915
5. John Preston Willis, born 15 May 1916; died 19 March 1939; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX
6. Richard Wilburn Willis, born 9 Oct 1919; died 16 Oct 1971; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX
7. Oma Lea Willis, born 6 Oct 1922, Mountain View, OK; died 29 June 1976; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX; married 1) William Russell, 1939; married 2) 7 Dec 1942 to Arnel Jack Thomas Cooper; buried near Trapley, TX.
8. Opal Juanita Willis, born 22 Aug 1925; died 4 Feb 1997; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX; married Thomas Clifford Gafford.
9. Rosa Dell Willis, born 6 Dec 1907; died 6 Jan 1984; buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX

JOHN C. WILLIS (ca. 1832-??)
Submitted by Jacque Reynolds
jpreynolds@hotmail.com

Born ca 1832, Greene Co., TN; son of John Willis and Annie Allison. (See John Willis 1807-1865).
Married: 16 Oct 1852, Greenville, Greene Co., TN to Margaret George
Children:
1. Nancy Willis
2. William Willis
3. Catherine Willis
4. Eliza Willis
5. Samuel Willis
6. Adison Willis
7. Franklin Willis
8. Florence Willis
Notes: John C. Willis was in the 1880 census in Benton Co., Arkansas.

JOHN "CARL" WILLIS (1881-1937)
Submitted by: Seekingroots@aol.com

Born 15 Feb 1881, Bangor, MI; died 28 Dec 1937, South Haven, MI; son of Robert Wesley Willis and Martha Jane Clinard. (See Robert Wesley Willis 1852-1915).
Married: 1) Alta Slentz; born 12 Nov 1882, Grand Junction, MI; died 21 July 1961, South Haven, MI; daughter of Michael Slentz Jr.(1850-) and Nancy Jane Baughman.
Children:
1. Ethel Willis, born 1903
2. Etna Willis, born 1905; died 1989
3. Ivy Mae Willis
4. A.C. Willis
5. Leroy Willis, died as a child
6. Dora Willis
7. Edith Marjean Willis

JOHN CORNELIUS WILLIS (1892/93-1957)
Submitted by JoAnne Willis Lupher
epiaqua@custertel.net

Born 5 Dec 1892/93, Arkansas; died 7 March 1957, Eagle Lake, TX; son of Sherman denton Willis and Martha Virginia Smith. (See Sherman Denton Willis, 1871-1942).
Married: 1898, Texas to Edna Florentine Willms, born, Indiana; died 1974, Eagle Lake, TX; daughter of Frederick Willms and Wilimena Schuckmann.
Children:
1.
John Cornelius Willis, Jr., born 27 May 1922, Port Arthur, TX; died 13 Aug 1980, Jackson, MS; married Anna May Scheffing.
2. Jack Barton Willis, born 1923
3. Water Maurice Willis, born 1924
4. Edna Mae Willis, born 1929

JOHN CORNELIUS WILLIS, JR. (1922-1980)
Submitted by JoAnne Willis Lupher
epiaqua@custertel.net

Born 27 May 1922, Port Arthur, TX; died 13 Aug 1980, Jackson, MS; son of John Cornelius Willis and Edna Florentine Willms. (See John Cornelius Willis 1892/93-1957).
Married: 28 May 1944, Eagle Lake, TX to Anna May Scheffing, born 1 Aug 1925, Creve Court, MO; daughter of Eugene Sheble Scheffing and Eugenie Irene Miller.
Children:
1. JoAnne Willis, born 1945
2. John Cornelius Willis III, born 1948
3. Ralph Todd Willis, born 1955

JOHN D WILLIS (1877 - 1970)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 3 April 1877, Posey Co., IN; died Aug 1970, Los Angeles, CA; son of Robert Willis and A. Jane Wilson. (See Robert Willis 1840-1914).
Married: Ella Finnell, born about 1881, Posey Co., IN
Children:
1. Jessie B Willis, born about 1903, IN
2. Menevyel N Willis, born about 1905, IN
3. John Kern Willis, born 6 Aug 1908, Posey Co., IN; died 18 Sept 1990
4. Frances Frank Willis, born 23 Aug 1912, Posey Co., IN
5. Jennie E. Willis, born 10 Oct 1915, Los Angeles, CA
6. Billy Burris Willis, born 5 Dec 1924, Los Angeles, CA; died 15 April 2002

JOHN DANIEL WILLIS (1810 - ??)
Submitted by Connie McSpadden
pjcjmc2@worldnet.att.net

Born ca 1810, GA; died in MS; parents unknown.
Married in GA to Ella Missouri Sparks. She and her parents born in GA
Children:
1. Robert Asbury Willis, born ca 1845; volunteered at the age of 18 for the last two years of the Civil War; left the family in Dec 1890.
2. Gabriel Willis, born May 1854; married Catherine B. LNU; 5 children
3. Walter Wade Willis; 1 daughter; went to OK in 1890
4. John Willis; a college graduate and a preacher. He had land in MS. He split the land between his sons and went to LA.

JOHN DANIEL WILLIS (1790 - ??)
Submitted by twillis650@worldnet.att.net

Born before 1790, Edgefield, SC; died after 1830; parents unknown
Married: Margaret (Peggy) Williams, born ca 1790, SC, died Aug 1815; daughter of Joseph Williams and Lucy Burton Williams of Orangeburg District, SC.
Children:
1.
Daniel Willis, born 1812; died 1896, Monetta, SC; married Emaline Fox
2. Edenton Willis, born 1823; married Elizabeth Hite and Loriane Lowman of Aiken, SC. He had 11 children, all live near Lexington, SC.
3. Sarah Willis, born 1825; married Thomas Marshall Sawyer from Aiken Co., SC; use to be Edgefield Co., now parts are Saluda, Lexington, Aiken and Edgefield. They lived on Willis Road going into Batesburg, SC from Monetta and Ridgesprings, SC.
4. Darling Willis, born 1827; died 3 March 1859, Edgefield Co., SC; never married

JOHN DEE WILLIS (1872 - 1948)
Submitted by Chuck Townsend
cdt3@perceptionet.com

Born 14 March 1872, Daviess Co., MO; died 1 May 1948, McFall, MO; buried 3 May 1948, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Daviess Co., MO; son of Andrew Jackson Willis and Susannah Ledgerwood. (See Andrew Jackson Willis 1845 - 1902).
Married: Eliza Bell Sweat, born 2 March 1879, Daviess Co., MO; died 23 Feb 1975, Albany, MO; buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Daviess Co., MO.
Children:
1. Della Lovann Willis, born 28 Aug 1899, Daviess Co., MO; died March 1979, Jefferson City, Cole Co., MO; married 18 Jan 1936, Jefferson City, Cole Co., MO to Alpha Olin Shaw
2. Walter Willis, born 9 Feb 1902, Daviess Co., MO; died 7 April 1970; married Lois Francisco.
3. Infant male Willis, born 19 Aug 1903, Daviess Co., MO; died 8 Oct 1903, Daviess Co., MO
4. Crystal Bessie Willis, born 1 Feb 1907, Daviess co., MO; married 1) William M. Stitt; married 2) Elmer Zimmerman; married 3) Harvey C. Burt
5. Gordon D. Willis, born 10 Jan 1909, McFall, Gentry Co., MO; died 19 Nov 1983, Des Moines, IA; buried McFall Cemetery; married Wilma Jean Hines
6. Harley Willis, born 2 Feb 1912, MO; died 26 Aug 1987, Pattonsburg, Daviess Co., MO; married Barbara Jean Hibbs.
7. Leola Willis, born June 1914, Daviess Co., MO; died 18 Oct 1997, Albany; Gentry Co., MO; married 24 Dec 1932 to Virgil Trimble.
8. Wiley Willis, born 11 Nov 1920, Daviess Co., MO; died 4 Jan 1993; married, 27 June 1941 to Virginia Letta
9. Burl Willis, born ca 1924; died 7 July 1943
10. Warren Edgar Willis, born 6 Oct 1928, Pattonsburg, Daviess Co., MO; died 25 May 1956; married 24 Nov 1948 to Lois Clifton Bozarth

JOHN F. (FRANK?) WILLIS (1813-??)
Submitted by Mickey Kearbey
kearbey@povn.com

Born 1813, OH; died in Arkansas(?); parents unknown
Married: Ann Dill, born 1818, OH
Children:
1. Eli Willis, born 1838, OH
2. Espy Willis, born 17 May 1840, Shelby Co., OH; died 15 Jan 1931, Ft. Dodge, KS
3. William Willis, born 1844, OH
4. Eliza Willis, born 1846, OH; married 28 Sept 1867, Dallas Co., Iowa to Rebecca C. LNU
5. Lorada Willis, born 1848, Iowa; married FNU Jones
6. Elmore Willis, born 1851, Iowa
7. Franklin willis, born 1853, Iowa
8. Laurie Willis, born 1856, Iowa; married FNU Walker
9. Emma Jane Willis, born 2 March 1858, Dallas Co., Iowa; died 1 Feb 1933; married 5 oct 1879 to Henry Ward Beecher Howell, born 27 Aug 1854, Marion Co., IN; died 7 Jan 1938, CA
10. Jane Willis; married FNU Watts(?)

JOHN FRANKLIN WILLIS (1870-1951)
Submitted by Ginny Willis Moore
mooretg@alaska.net

Born 22 Jan 1870, Kent Co., MD; died 24 Jan 1951, Chestertown, Kent Co., MD; son of Cavassa Mason Willis and Sarah Elizabeth Bramble. (See Cavassa Mason Willis 1846-1929).
Married: 20 Aug 1896 to Matilda Alice Vincent, daughter of William Vincent. She was born 24 Nov 1866, Weymouth, England; died 7 Feb 1946, Georgetown, DE
Children:
1. Percy Mason Willis, born 24 Aug 1897, Nina-Minasha, WI; died 21 Oct 1962, Chestertown, Kent Co., MD; married 1) Ruth Shambough; married 2) Daisy Belle Rogers, 6 July 1920, Stamford, NY. She was born 12 Oct 1898, Stamford, NY; died 28 Feb 1979; married 3) Mary Edwina Fenner ruckr, 6 April 1931. She was born 25 Oct 1902, Richmond, VA; died 10 Dec 1963, Arlington, VA
2. John Edwin Willis, born 1898; married Elsie LNU
3. William James Willis, born 5 Oct 1899, Nina-Minasha, WI; died 1967; married 1) Mary Frey, born 1902; married 2) Margaret Miller
4. Mary May Elizabeth Willis, born 1 May 1905, Nina-Minasha, WI; died 14 July 1961, Milford, DE; married Ralph Samuel Baker, born 28 Oct 1903, Georgetown, DE; died Dec 1969, Georgetown, DE
Note: John Franklin Willis was a Methodist Minister

JOHN FRANKLIN WILLIS (1856-1904)
Submitted by F. Taylor Barber
ahftb@aol.com

Born 1856, Neshoba Co.,MS; died ca. 1904, Yazoo Co., MS. Son of Richard S. Willis and Susan Carolyn Scott. (See Richard S. Willis 1822-1887).
Married: 7 Dec 1881, Yazoo Co., MS, Mary Enola Parker, born Aug 1863, Neshoba Co., MS; died 28 Dec 1938, Yazoo Co., MS, daughter of James S. and Mary Parker.
Children: (eight)
1. Theodocia Willis, born 22 Oct 1884, Yazoo City, MS; died 17 Feb 1953, Kansas City, MO; buried Wesson, MS. Married Jordan D. Barber. Seven children.
2. Nellie Lee Willis, born April 1887, Yazoo City, MS; died June 1939, Yazoo City, MS; Married 31 Dec 1908, Samuel Tilden Pettus, born Dec 1876; died 12 Oct 1921, Lexington, Holmes Co., MS. One child.
3. Susan Willis, born Dec 1889, Yazoo City, MS; died 15 Feb 1968, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. Buried Yazoo City Cemetery. Never married.
4. Arabel Willis, born 30 June 1892, Yazoo City, MS; died May 1975, Dade Co., FL; buried Pensacola, FL. Married 30 July 1911, Yazoo City, MS, Henry Durward Pierce, born 31 Dec 1882; died Jan 1967, Pensacola, FL. Five children.
5. John F. Willis, born 2 April 1895, Yazoo City, MS; died 7 Sept 1953, Yazoo City, MS; buried Yazoo City, MS. Married 22 Aug 1927, Vera Esterlee Jones, Yazoo City, MS, born 4 Aug 1907, Utica, MS; died 17 Nov 1991, Yazoo City, MS. Daughter of Charles Pinkham Jones and Lena Emma Sharp. One daughter.
6. Earl Willis (twin), born Sept 1897, Yazoo City, MS; died before 1900, Yazoo City, MS
7. Ernest Willis (twin), born Sept 1897, Yazoo City, MS; died after 1910 (probably between 1938-1953)
8. Leonard Willis, born 1902, Yazoo City, MS; died after 1910, drowned in Yazoo River.

JOHN GEORGE WILLIS (1908-1985)
Submitted by Jack Willis
BigTx@aol.com

Born 24 July 1908, Summerfield, Kansas; died 4 June 1985, Tulsa, Ok., buried Memorial Park, Tulsa, OK.; Son of George William Carroll Willis and Mattie Belle Cook. (See George William Carroll Willis 1881-1950).
Married: 10 Feb 1935, Bartlesville, Ok, Ruby Faye Hill, daughter of Henry Hill and Melissa Saylor. Ruby is buried in Memorial Park, Tulsa, OK.
Children:
1. Son

JOHN H WILLIS (1821-1862)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 1821, NC; died 23 Dec 1862, Franklin Co., IL; son of Abner Willis and Nancy Hayes. (See Abner Willis 1796-1874)
Married: Rhoda Hanes, 7 Oct 1845, daughter of David Hanes and Rhoda LNU. She was born 1823, KY; died 1 Jan 1866.
Children:
1. Nancy Ann Willis, born 1846, Posey Co., IN; married Sidney B. Duncan, 10 Jan 1862, Franklin Co., IL; he was born 1840, IL
2. Eli Willis, born 1848, Posey Co., IN
3. Marinda Willis, born 1858, IL; married Joseph R. Williams, 25 Sept 1884, Posey Co., IN
4. David Marion Willis, born 27 Jan 1860, Psey Co., IN; died 27 May 1925, Posey Co., IN

JOHN HERBERT WILLIS (1893 - 1969)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 27 March 1893, Franklin Co., IL; died 8 July 1969, Davenport, Iowa; son of John Monroe Willis and Eleanor Miner. (See John Monro Willis 1857-1932).
Married: Alice K. Knable, born 16 April 1901; died 1986, Scott Co., Iowa.
Children:
1. Jerry Willis
2. John Willis
3. Geraldine C. Willis, born 1919; married FNU Porth
4. Leroy S. Willis, born 1921
5. Evelyn Jeanette Wilis, born 1923
6. Charles D. Willis, born 1924

JOHN ISAAC WILLIS (ca. 1856 - ??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born ca. 1856; son of Benjamin Green Willis and Mary Jane Porter. (See Benjamin Green Willis 1832-??).
Married: Elizabeth Jane Willis
Children:
1. Dempsey Willis, born 18 Dec 1876.

JOHN J. (Jack?) WILLIS (1847-1902)
Submitted by Jack H. Willis
jhwillis2@aol.com

Born 1847; died 1902, Columbus, GA; parents unknown
Married: Unknown
Children:
1.
Benjamin Holbrook Willis, b 1873; died 1949, Columbus, GA; Married Annie Godwin, Columbus, GA

JOHN JACKSON WILLIS (1827-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 12 Dec 1827, Irwin (tift)/Jones Co., GA; son of John Washington willis and Charlote Matilda Calloway. (See John Washington Willis 1803-1885).
Married 1) Margaret Williams
Married 2) Martha Porter
Children:
1. Alfred Willis, born 1 March 1885, Worth Co., GA

JOHN MADISON WILLIS (1846-1910)
Submitted by Mary Lou Klemm
malubak@hotmail.com

Born 22 Feb 1846, Warren Twp., Stark Co., OH; died 10 Aug 1910, Tallman, Mason Co., MI; son of William H. (Billy) Willis.
Married: 10 Oct 1867 to Elizabeth Jane Shearer. Whe was born 30 April 1846, Stark Co., OH; died 27 Feb 1914, Branch, Mason Co., MI

JOHN MCDANIEL WILLIS (1843-??)
Submitted by Ed Ackley
eackley@isoa.net

Born 27 March 1843, Randolph Co., GA; died in Ocilla, GA. He served in the military. Son of Jerimiah Willis and Belinda Willis. (See Jerimiah Willis Jan 1800).
Married: 7 Oct 1868 to Sarah Francis Pittman, born 23 Jan 1842; died 1933, Worth Co., GA; buried in New Bethel Cemetery, Poulan, GA.
Children:
1. James Willis, born 16 Oct 1869; died in Ocilla, GA
2. Francis Pricilla Willis, born 9 Feb 1874; Married Silas R. Grubbs
3. Joseph Oscar Willis, born 26 April 1876, Randolph Co., GA; Married 1) Laura Ann Tomlinson; Married 2) Lillie Mae Dupree.
4. Claude Idias Willis, born 10 Oct 1878, Randolph Co., GA; died, 1902, Worth Co., GA; buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Poulan, GA

JOHN MILTON WILLIS (1804 - 1888)
Submitted by Jason Nicholas Gervase
jasnager810@aol.com

Born 21 Oct 1804, Morris Co., NJ; died 6 March 1888, Columbia, Boone, MO; son of Joseph Willis and Mary Baldwin. (See Joseph Willis 1780-1851).
Married 9 Nov 1827, Hanover, Morris, NJ to Electa Merry, daughter of Samuel Merry and Phebe Burnet. She was born 10 Feb 1809, Hanover, Morris, N; died 20 May 1857, Columbia, Boone, MO.
Children:
1. Emarintha Electa Willis, born Oct 1833, Boone Co., MO; married William Thompson Waters 10 April 1862, Boone Co., MO.
2. Phoebe Isabelle Willis, born 1841, Boone Co., MO; married Albert W. Clough, 18 Dec 1859, Boone Co., MO; he was born 20 June 1830, Oxford, Butler, OH; died 1884.
3. George Keith Willis, born 1853, Boone Co., MO; married Kate Harrington, 1882; she was born 1864.

JOHN MONRO WILLIS (1857 - 1932)
Submitted by KWillisW@aol.com

Born 14 Oct 1857, Posey Co., IN; died 4 Nov 1932, Bollinger Co., MO; son of William Malachi Willis and Martha Eleanor Flowers. (See William Malachi Willis 1833-1912)
Married 1) Eleanor Miner, 15 Dec 1880, Franklin Co., IL; daughter of William Miner and Mary Miner. She was born in unknown and died in, I believe, Grand Tower, IL
Children:
1. Charles Willis, born Jackson Co., IL
2. Della J. Willis, born, I believe, Grand Tower, IL; died, I believe, Grand Tower, IL; married James Snider, 20 Nov 1890, Williamson Co., IL
3. Ruie Willis, born 1891, Jackson Co., IL; died, I believe, Denver, CO
4. Ethel L. Willis, born 1884, Jackson Co., IL
5. William Ellsworth Willis, born 22 Feb 1889, Jackson Co., IL; died 8 April 1932, Franklin Co., IL
6. John Herbert Willis, born 27 March 1893, Franklin Co., IL; died 8 July 1969, Davenport, Iowa

Married 2) Lula Island Pyle, 24 Jan 1904, Franklin Co., IL; daughter of John Pyle and Ellender Smothers. She was born 22 Feb 1877, West Frankfort, IL; died 27 Oct 1961, Bollinger Co., MO
Children:
7. Lena Maddox, born 11 May 1898, West Frankfort, IL; died MO
8. Ona Maddox, born 9 Sept 1900, West Frankfort, IL; died 22 March 1987, St. Louis, MO
9. Orvil Willis, born 25 June 1905, West Frankfort, IL; died 11 Oct 1906, West Frankfort, IL
10. Walter V. Willis, born 30 Sept 1907, West Frankfort, IL; died 26 Jan 1967, Bollinger Co., MO; married Ann LNU,
born 12 Dec 1902; died 1 June 1966, Akron, OH
11. Velma Willis, born 23 Aug 1910, West Frankfort, IL; died IL
12. Clyde Franklin Willis, born 22 Nov 1914, West Frankfort, IL; died 27 July 1995, Bollinger Co., MO
13. Elmus Forest Willis, born 9 Aug 1919, West Frankfort, IL; died 12 March 1959, Bollinger Co., MO

JOHN O. WILLIS (1818-??)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1818; son of Jeremiah Willis and Abigail Sims. (See Jeremiah Willis 1798-1825).
Married: Harriet Rouse
Children:
1. Thomas Willis
2. Emaline willis
3. Jerry Willis
4. John William Willis, born 1847; died 1911
5. Henry L. Willis, born 1849; died 1914
6. Virginia Willis, born 1850; died 1938
7. Steven Decatur Willis, born 1865; died 1911

JOHN OWEN WILLIS (1868-1934)
Submitted by Jim Willis
sdcruisers@san.rr.com

Born 14 Oct 1868, Grayson Co., KY; died 7 April 1934, Kane Co., IL; son of William G. Willis and Sarah T. Ward. See William G. Willis 1838-1908).
Married: Jane Mary Thomas, 15 April 1896, Kane Co., IL. She was born 27 Dec 1877, Big Rock, IL; died Aug 1971, Big Rock, IL.
Children:
1. Lloyd Alvin Willis, born 25 April 1901, Kane Co., IL; died 3 July 1954, St. Charles, IL
2. Bernice Edith Willis, born 25 May 1904; died 9 Jan 1978, Big Rock, Kane Co., IL
3. George William Willis, born 27 Oct 1906; died 4 April 1996, Big Rock, Kane Co., IL
4. Harold Owen Willis, born 14 Feb 1910; died 22 Oct 1971, Big Rock, Kane Co., IL

JOHN PRESTON WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Bettie
BLTIF@aol.com

Lived and died in Fauquier Co., Va. Will proved in 1850. Parents unknown.
Married: 13 Jan 1810, Fauquier Co., VA, Margaret Sinclair, daughter of James Sinclair.
Children:
1. Bellefield Willis, born 1823; died 1895; married 19 Dec 1837, Silas Hamilton Newhouse.
2. Jane Willis, married Marshall Knox Newhouse
3. Robert Willis, born 20 Sept 1815; died 29 July 1897; married Martha Johnson

JOHN PRESTON WILLIS (1916-1939)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 15 May 1916; died 19 March 1939; son of John Burnett Willis and May Bell Taylor. (See John Burnett Willis 1882-1968).
Married: Bonnie LNU
Children:
1. Infant Boy, buried Babyland, Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, TX

JOHN ROSS WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Penny Carpenter
swintinc@swbell.net

Born and died unknown; son of James Isaac Willis and Catherine Ross. See (James Isaac Willis, 1822-1899).
Married 1): Dorthula Reed, born 1848, LA
Children:
1. Merth Willis
2. Ben Willis
Married 2): 15 March 1877 to Rebecca E. Bills
Children:
3. George Lee Willis (twin of Georganna), born TX
4. Georganna (Annie) Willis (twin of George Lee), born TX; married William Hambright Bills (her 1st cousin).
5. James Hezekiah Willis, born TX
Note: Ben told Annie that their father died while crossing a river in flood stage in Dallas County. We have never figured out if it was Dallas County, Texas or Arkansas.

JOHN S. WILLIS (abt 1858 - ??)
Submitted by Sharon E. Willis
swillis324@msn.com

Born about 1858; son of John Willis and Elizabeth Smith. (See John Willis abt 1822-??).
Married: E. McCullaugh
Children:
1. Iva Aileen Willis, born 10 Sept 1885

JOHN S. WILLIS (1819 - 1864)
Submitted by Martha Sargent
howardsargent214@cs.com

Born 1819, Monongaheia, VA; died 3 Aug 1864, Chattanooga, TN Regimental (Union Army) Camp Hospital; buried Camp Chase, Columbus, OH.
Married: 16 Feb 1838, Dille's (Dilley's) Bottom, Belmont Co., OH to Julia Ann Mowder by Rev. Vachel Hall. She was born 1819, PA; died 22 July 1896, 78 years old, Racine, Sutton Township, Meigs Co., OH.
Children:
1.
Daniel Milton Willis, born 1840, Meigs Co., OH; died 9 Sept 1900, Union District, Wood Co., WV; married 1) Lydia B. Watson, 21 Aug 1859, Meigs Co., OH; married 2) Sarah C. Yates.
2. Elizabeth J. "Betsy" Willis, born 1842, Meigs Co., OH; died Meigs Co., OH; married Francis A. Circle, 10 Sept 1858, Meigs Co., OH. She was his 2nd wife; he was the son of John and Elizabeth (Weaver) Circle.
3. Nancy Ann Willis, born 1844; married Elijah Perry, son of Roland and Mary Perry.
4. Emeretta "Etta" Willis, born 1846, Meigs Co., OH (probably).; married Jacob Gates, 7 Jan 1872, Meigs Co., OH.
5.
James McClellan Willis, born 18 Oct 1848, Meigs Co., OH; died 12 Jan 1899, Letart Falls, Meigs Co., OH; married Eliza Ann Circle, daughter of Francis A. Circle. (See child #2).
6.
Benjamin Franklin Willis, born 7 April 1853, Meigs Co., OH; married Elizabeth LNU.
7. Ida Matilda Willis, born 7 June 1858, Meigs Co., OH; died 22 Oct 1875, Sutton Townshup, Meigs Co., OH; 18 years, 4 months, 15 days.
8. John McClellan Willis, born 16 Feb 1864, Meigs Co., OH.
Notes: John S. Willis had a brother named Daniel who married a Diana LNU.

JOHN S. WILLIS (??-??)
Submitted by Carolyn Kiser
cakisser52@aol.com

Born unknown; died unknown; parents unknown. Lived in Lee County, VA
Married: ca. 1832 to Susan P. Skelton, born ca. 1809
Children:
1. David C. Willis, born ca 1833
2. Mary Willis, born ca 1834; died 27 July 1854 Typhoid Fever
3. Coffield Willis, born ca 1835, killed in Civil War
4. Barthena Willlis, born ca 1837; died 3 July 1854, Typhoid Fever
5. Jeremiah S. Willis, born ca 1840
6. Susan Malinda Willlis, born 4 Dec 1841; died 28 July 1901; married Thomas S. Ely
7. Lucy Ann Willis, born ca 1843; died 29 Aug 1854, Typhoid Fever
8. Moses Willis, born ca 1844; died 19 Oct 1854, Typhoid Fever
9. William Willis, born ca 1846
10. James Willis, born ca 1849

JOHN T. WILLIS (1807-??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 1807, Caswell Co., NC; son of Nicholas Willis and Nancy Turner. (See Nicholas Willis 1786 - ??)
Married: 28 Feb 1827, Caswell Co., NC, Betsy Ward
Children:
1. Francis Willis, born 1833, Caswell Co., NC
2. Nicholas Willis, born 1835, Caswell Co., NC
3. Nancy Willis, born 1837, Fayette Co., TN
4. Sarah Willis, born 1842, Fayette Co., TN

JOHN THOMAS WILLIS (1862-1949)
Researched by Richard Lee Drake, deceased;
Submitted by Alan R. Seip
falcon48@mindspring.com

Born 18 Dec 1862, Arkansas; died 1949, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., ARK; Son of Thomas Tyrus Willis, Jr. and Elizabeth Sarah Williams. (See Thomas Tyrus Willis 1836-1919).
Married: 12 April 1882, Western Grove, Newton Co., ARK to Jenora Catherine Marshall, born 1 Jan 1865, Boone Co., ARK; died 11 March 1945, Oklahoma City, OK; daughter of William Andrew Jackson Marshall and LaMartha Elizabeth Hemphill.
Children:
1. Hugh Willis; Married Etta Lansford
2. Adelia Willis; born 1895; died 1931
3. Elsie Violette Willis
4. Chester D. Willis, born 1903; died 1957
5. Esther Willis; Married W.S. Herring
6. Marion Willis
7. Walter James Willis; born 31 Jan 1884, Boone Co., ARK; died 9 Feb 1949, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK; Married Olive Lula Rubey.
8. J. Oliver Willis; born 8 Dec 1888, Boone Co., ARK; Married 16 Dec 1908, Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK to Pearl L. Smith
9. Bertie Willis; born 1891; died 1954,Alfalfa, Caddo Co., OK
10. Boyd Willis

JOHN THOMAS JEFFERSON WILLIS (1874-1945)
Submitted by Katrina Johnson
22749 Wesley Chapel Road
Paron, AR 72122
501-594-5459
michael@up-link.net

Born 19 Feb 1874, Selma?, AL; died 31 Dec 1945, Paron, Saline Co., AR; buried, Bolin Cemetery, Paron, AR; son of Samuel Willis and Margaret Hamilton. (See Samuel Willis 1851-1878).
Married: 27 Dec 1891, AL to Kizzy Cordelia Hovater, born 2 Dec 1876, Franklin Co., AL; died 1 Aug 1957, Paron, AR; daughter of Thomas Hovater and Hannah Mills.
Children:
1. Osker Saymel Willis, born 2 Jan 1895, AR; died 23 Oct 1895, Paron, Saline Co., AR; buried, Bolin
Cemetery, Paron, AR.
2. Amos Jackson Willis, born 2 Aug 1897, AR; died 27 Oct 1955, Paron, Saline Co., AR; buried, Bolin Cemetery, Paron, AR; married Lillie Grimmett.
3. Lillie Lee Willis, born 27 Nov 1900, AR; died 10 Feb 1979, Paron, Saline Co., AR; buried, Bolin Cemetery, Paron AR; married 1) Robert Caufield Green, died Saline Co., AR; married 2) Joseph Houston Rickard, 6 Oct 1918. He was born 15 March 1896, AR; died 20 May 1937, Ft. Roots, North Little Rock, AR.
4. Luda Cathern Willis, born 27 Jan 1903, Paron, AR; died 17 April, 1982, Shafter, CA; married Clayton Hester. He was born 4 March 1900, Paron, AR; died Sept 1979, Shafter, CA.
5. Lurla Alberda Willis, born 1 July 1905, AR; died 4 July 1986, TX; married 1) William Richard Wilson, born 1880, Poplar Bluff MO; married 2) FNU Talley.
6. John Harson Willis, born 7 Oct 1907, Paron, Saline Co., AR; died 8 Sept 1972, Qunicy, CA; buried, Bolin Cemetery, Paron, Saline Co., AR; married Lora Opal Wells, 24 May 1925, Paron, AR. She was born 10 June 1909, El Reno OK; died 5 April 1977, Sacremento CA.
7. Lidle Lorn Willis, born 2 Oct 1909, AR; died 24 March 1981, CA.
8. Delia Modeny Willis, born 16 March 1912, Saline Co., AR; died 21 Dec 1986, Benton, Saline Co., AR; buried, Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Paron, Saline Co., AR; married Ernest Harvie Lewis, 28 Dec 1927, Benton, Saline Co., AR. He was born 30 May 1905, Saline Co., AR; died 14 Feb 1988, Paron, Saline Co., AR.
9. Homer Ollie Willis, born 9 Feb 1914, Paron, Saline Co., AR; died 30 Sept 1979, Oklahoma City, OK; married 1) Fay LNU, born 25 Feb 1915; died May 1995, OK; ; married 2) Cathreen Prudence Edwards, Oklahoma City, OK.
10. Dillard ODell Willis, born 15 Feb 1919, AR; died 12 Dec 1978; buried Bolin Cemetery, Paron, Saline Co., AR; married Imogene Lou Allen. She was born 2 Jan 1925, Paron, Saline co., AR; died 28 Aug 1998; buried Forest Hills Cemetery, Saline Co., AR.
11. Zellor Lois Willis, born 18 April 1923, AR; died 17 Dec 1924; buried, Bolin Cemetery, Paron,
Saline Co., AR.

JOHN TOWNSEND WILLIS (1831-1904)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Note: This record found at Palm Beach Co., FL Library. Author unknown.
John Townsend was born 6 July 1832; died 1904; son of Samuel Jones Willis and Anna Maria Miller. (See
Samuel Jones Willis 1796-1867).
Married 1) Susannah Skidmore, daughter of General James H. Skidmore
Children:
1. Caroline Willis, born 1 July 1860
Married 2) Mary Ann Hewlett of Whitehead, NY

JOHN TURNER WILLIS (1798 - ??)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Born 20 Aug 1798, Barnwell Co., SC; son of Robert Willis and Keziah Watson
Married: Laura Ann Head
Children:
1.
William Allen Willis, born April 1820, Barnwell Co., SC; married Mary Annis
Elizabeth Ashley
2. David Wellington Willis, born 24 Aug 1821, Barnwell
3. James Head Willis, born 10 July 1825, Barnwell
4. Sarah Elizabeth Willis, born 6 June 1827, Barnwell
5. Matilda Ann Willis, born 6 Oct 1828, Barnwell
6. Robert Furman Willis, born 20 March 1830, Barnwell
7. Bunion Haseltine Willis, born 12 Dec 1831, Barnwell
8. Keziah Rebecca Willis, born 20 May 1833, Barnwell
9. Elizabeth Ann Willis, born 29 Jan 1836, Barnwell
10. Frances Emaline Willis, born 20 March 1838, Barnwell
11. John Turner Willis, born 5 July 1841, Barnwell

JOHN TURNER WILLIS (1850-1931)
Submitted by J.H. Alexander, Jr.
alex@alexanderz.com

Born 25 May 1850 near Williston, Barnwell Co., SC; died 29 Nov, 1931, Beech Island, SC.; son of William Allen Willis and Mary Annis Elizabeth Ashley. (See William Allen Willis 1820-1852).
Married: 8 April 1884, Ann Boyd Wilson, born at Ellenton, SC, 25 Jan 1859; died 11 Dec 1941; daughter of Reuben Wilson and Elizabeth Dunbar.
Children:
1. Ralph Burrows Willis
2. Elizabeth Mary Willis, born 27 Sept 1886, Augusta, Richmond, SC; married John David DeHuff
3. John Turner Willis, Jr.
4. Nannette Wilson Willis
5.
Francis Dunbar Willis, born 6 Feb 1894, Augusta, GA; died 21 Nov 1959, Atlanta, GA

JOHN W. WILLIS (1726-1813)
Submitted by Polly Willis
marcadean@aol.com

Note: This record found at the Palm Beach Co., FL Library. Author unknown.
John Willis, born 5 April 1726; died 1813; son of John Willis and Abigail Willets.
(See
John Willis 1693-1777).
Married: 26 Aug 1749 to Margaret Cornell, daughter of Caleb Cornell
Children:
1. John Willis, born 3 Jan 1764; died 26 March 1833; married Sarah Jones.

JOHN WASHINGTON WILLIS (1803-1885)
Submitted by Marsha Willis Patterson
denmar68@swbell.net

Born 1803, Irwin Co., GA/Cumberland Co., NC; died 1885, Tift Co., GA; buried Salem Baptist Church, Tift Co., GA; son of Benjamin Willlis and Blansett Morrison. (See Benjamin Willis 1773/74 - 1860).
Married: 24 Aug 1824/26, Irwin/Tift Co., GA to Charlotte Matilda Calloway (Callaway); daughter of David Calloway and Judith Tillery. She was born 1807, Twiggs/Baldwin Co., GA; died 1885; buried Salem Church Cemetery, Tift Co., GA
Children:
1. John Jackson Willis, born 12 Dec 1827, Irwin (Tift)/Jones Co., GA
2. Cynthia Willis, born 17 March 1828
3. William Right Henry Willis, born 29 April 1829, Irwin (Tift)/Jones Co., GA
4.
Benjamin Green Willis, born 14 Oct 1832, Irwin (Tift)/Jones Co., GA
5. David Calloway Willis, born 31 March 1832
6. Wilson D. Willis, born 1834, Irwin (Tift)/Jones Co., GA
7. Elizabeth Willis, born 1836; married Richard Porter
8. Matilda Willis, born 1840
9. James J. Willis, born 1841
10. Daniel M. Willis, born 1843
11.
Ambrose Perry Willis, born 6 Feb 1845
12. George Washington Willis, born 10 Feb 1847, Irwin/Berrian/Cook Co., GA; died 25 Feb 1932
13. Mary Ann Easton Willis, died as child
14. Florah Willis

JOHN WILLIAM WILLIS (??-1938)
Submitted by Tommy Dean Willis
pawnman@tallassee.net

Born ??; died 18 Dec 1938; son of George Thomas Willis and unknown. (See George Thomas Willis 1856-1928).
Married: Edna Dean Stanton
Children:
1. Henry Oris Willis
plus 7 more children

JOHN WRIGHT WILLIS (1846 - ??)
Submitted by Jennifer Sherwood Braswell
jensgen@iol10.com

Born 1 June 1846, Pulaski Co., GA; died unknown; son of Wright Wills and Elizabeth Cornwell. (See Wright Willis 1810 - 1852.
Married 1) Mary Ann Westberry
Children:
1. Minnie Missouri Willis, born 14 Feb 1871, GA
2. Mary Frances Willis, born 27 Aprlk 1872
Married 2) 19 Sept 1875, Brooks Co., GA to Amanda Elizabeth Holland
Children:
3. Beulah Gertrude Willis, born ca 1876
4. Claudia Rene Willis, born ca 1879
5. Henry Carroll Willis
6. Mattie Florence Willis
7. Agnes Annie Perinial Willis
8. Burle Wright Willis
Married 3) ca 1890 to Emma Florida Herring
Children:
9. Alreia Marrie Willis
10. Nellie Vivian Willis
11. Selma Flora Willis
12. John Clarence Willis
13. Mamie Frances Willis
14. Annie Laurie Willis

JOHN WYLIE WILLIS (1854-1898)
Submitted by Lawana Hopper
LawanaHopper@aol.com

Born 1854, Tennessee; died 1898; son of Willliam Willis and Charlotte R. Phillips.
Married: Martha Elizabeth Ballard, born ca 1845, Arkansas; died after 1898
Children:
1. Imolie Willis
2. Lucy Jane Willis, born 1879
3. Kate Willis, born 1880
4.
John Wylie Willis, born 1882, Arkansas
5. William Harrison Willis, born 1889
6. Pearl Willis, born 1891
7. Mary Magalene Willis, born 1894
8. Daisy Willis, born 1898

JOHN WYLIE WILLIS (1882 - ??)
Submitted by Lawana Hopper
LawanaHopper@aol.com

Born 1882, Arkansas; died unknown; son of Jon Wylie Willis and Martha Elizabeth Ballard. (See John Wylie Willis 1854-1898).
Married: 1) before 1909, Arkansas to Jennie Collins, born 1890, Arkansas; died
1910, Arkansas
Children:
1. Albert Virgil Willis, born 1909, Arkansas
Married: 2) between 1910-1920 to Bell Elizabeth LNU; born 1896, Arkansas; died after 1920, Arkansas
Children:
2. Mitty Willis, born 1918, Arkansas
3. John Wylie Willis, born 1920
4. Martha J. Willis
Married: 3) after 1920 to Ida LNU
Children:
5. Carolyn Willis
6. Jackie Willis
7. Unknown child Willis