Keziah Willis1

Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Ebenezer Willis1 b. 26 Aug 1698
Mother*______ Hinds1
Marriage*11 November 1756She married her 2nd cousin 1 time removed Daniel Willis, son of John Willis Esq. and Patience Hayward, on 11 November 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Daniel Willis b. 3 Jun 1732
Child1.Jonah Willis+1 b. 16 Feb 1764

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 410. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Kittie Willis1

b. 1876
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*1876Kittie Willis was born about 1876 in Iowa.1
(Daughter) Census 188016 June 1880Kittie appeared on the 1880 census in the household of her parents taken on 16 June 1880 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 4 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of H. and E.J. Willis, Perry, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 335; Family History Film: 1254335; Page: 139A; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0281. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Lawrence M. Willis1

b. 1860
Father*Jonathan Willis1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Jul 1903
Mother*Lucinda Beeson1 b. 4 Mar 1827, d. 21 Nov 1865
Birth*1860Lawrence M. Willis was born about 1860 in Iowa.1
(Son) Census 186028 June 1860Lawrence appeared on the 1860 census taken on 28 June 1860 in the household of his parents in Boone, Dallas County, Iowa. He was just 5 months old.1
(Son) Census 18709 June 1870Lawrence appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in the household of his father and stepmother in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 10 years old and had attended school within the last year.2
(Son) Census 188028 June 1880Lawrence appeared on the 1880 census in the household of his parents taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 20 years old.3

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Boone, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M653_317; Page: 577; Image: 65; Family History Library Film: 803317. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 584A; Image: 438; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 335; Family History Film: 1254335; Page: 155B; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0314. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Lena W. Willis1,2

b. October 1878
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*October 1878Lena W. Willis was born in October 1878 in Iowa.1,2
(Daughter) Census 188016 June 1880Lena appeared on the 1880 census in the household of her parents taken on 16 June 1880 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 1 year old.1
(Daughter) Census 19002 June 1900Lena appeared on the 1900 census in the household of her parents taken on 2 June 1900 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 21 years of age, single and worked as a stenographer.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of H. and E.J. Willis, Perry, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 335; Family History Film: 1254335; Page: 139A; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0281. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 427; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1240427. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.

Liddian Willis1

b. 1844
Father*Henry Willis1 b. 29 May 1818
Mother*Mary ______1 b. 1824
Birth*1844Liddian Willis was born about 1844 in Indiana.1
(Daughter) Census 18606 July 1860Liddian appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 July 1860 in the household of her parents in Perry, Wayne County, Indiana. She was 16 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Willis, Perry, Wayne, Indiana; Roll: M653_308; Page: 309; Image: 310; Family History Library Film: 803308. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.

Lindsey Willis1

b. 30 May 1834
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*30 May 1834Lindsey Willis was born on 30 May 1834 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.1
(Brother-in-Law) Census 185013 August 1850Lindsey appeared on the 1850 census taken on 13 August 1850 in the household of his sister and brother-in-law Rachel and Henry Thornburgh in Dalton, Wayne County, Indiana. Lindsey was 15 years of age, had attended school within the last year and worked as a laborer. His brother Harvey, age 19, also lived in the Thornburgh household in 1850 and many members of their extended family lived in neighboring farms.2
(Brother) Census 18606 June 1860Lindsey appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 June 1860 in the household of his older brother and his wife, Harvey and Eliza J. Willis, in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Lindsey was 26 years of age, worked as a laborer and had a personal estate valued at $50.3
Marriage*He married Sabrina L. Webster, daughter of Calvin F. Webster and Betsy Burrows, in Dallas County, Iowa.4
Census 1870*13 June 1870Sabrina and Lindsey Willis appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 June 1870 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Lindsey was 36 years of age, and a farmer with real estate valued at $2080 and a personal estate of $455. Sabrina was 29 years of age. They lived with their son, Thomas, who was 9 years old and had attended school within the last year.5
Census 1910*27 April 1910Sabrina and Lindsey Willis appeared on the 1910 census taken on 27 April 1910 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Lindsey was 75 years of age and Sabrina was 69. They had been married for 49 years and were enumerated as having had no children.4

Family

Lydia Sabrina Webster b. bt 1840 - 1841
Child1.Thomas Willis5 b. 1861

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Earlham College; Richmond, Indiana; Membership, Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1806-1834 Marriages, 1806-1895; Collection: Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Thornburgh, Dalton, Wayne, Indiana; Roll: M432_180; Page: 87B; Image: 182. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M653_317; Page: 529; Image: 17; Family History Library Film: 803317. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Lindsey and Sabrina L. Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: T624_399; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0013; FHL microfilm: 1374412. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  5. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Lindsey and Sabrina Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 586B; Image: 443; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Louis Willis1

b. 1867
Father*Jonathan Willis1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Jul 1903
Mother*Sarah Ann Bonine1 b. 1834
Birth*1867Louis Willis was born about 1867 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa.1
(Son) Census 18709 June 1870Louis appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 3 years old.1
(Son) Census 188028 June 1880Louis appeared on the 1880 census in the household of his parents taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 12 years old and had attended school within the census year.2

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 584A; Image: 438; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 335; Family History Film: 1254335; Page: 155B; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0314. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Lucinda Willis1,2

b. 27 August 1856, d. 3 March 1945
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton, including our Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Harvey Willis2 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster2 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*27 August 1856Lucinda Willis was born on 27 August 1856 in La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana.3,2,4
Name VariationShe was called Lucy.1
(Daughter) Census 18606 June 1860Lucinda appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 June 1860 in the household of her parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 3 years old.5
(Daughter) Census 187016 June 1870Lucinda was enumerated as Lucinda S. on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of her parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 13 years old and had attended school within the last year.6
Marriage*12 November 1876She married William Naylor Heaton, son of Weaver Heaton and Rebecca Naylor Sharp, on 12 November 1876 at Perry, Dallas County, Iowa.7,1,2
Census 1880*25 June 1880Lucy and William Naylor Heaton appeared on the 1880 census taken on 25 June 1880 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. William N., transcribed as an "M.", was 32 years of age and a dentist, and Lucy, enumerated as "Louisa S.", was 23 years of age and keeping house. The couple lived with their two young sons. Arthur Duane, enumerated as "Duane", was 2 years old, and Hal was 4 months old. Also living in the household in 1880 was their niece, Anna Cramer, the 13 year old daughter of William's sister Rachel. Anna had attended school within the census year.4
Family Photo*19 January 1903 On 19 Jan 1903 several photos of the extended Heaton family were taken at a family gathering, probably at William and Lucy Heaton's home in Des Moines, Iowa. Multiple shots of primarily the same individuals in different groupings are spread across the country among the Heaton descendants.8
Residence*1916Lucy and William moved to Dickinson, Stark County, North Dakota, in 1916.9
(Wife) Death30 August 1916She became a widow when William Naylor Heaton died on 30 August 1916.10
(Mother) Census 19307 April 1930She appeared on the 1930 census taken on 7 April 1930 in the household of her son who was enumerated as Duane A. Heaton at 529 1st Avenue West, Dickinson. She was a widow, and 73 years of age.11
Death*3 March 1945She died on 3 March 1945 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dickinson, following a cerebral hemorrhage at age 88. She had been ill for ten days3
Burial* and was buried in Tier C, Niche 46 of the Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.12

Family

William Naylor Heaton b. 31 Oct 1847, d. 30 Aug 1916
Children1.Arthur Duane Heaton+1 b. 8 Jan 1878, d. 5 Dec 1964
2.Hal Naylor Heaton+1 b. Nov 1879

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 263. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S783] Richard Conger Heaton, "The Richard Heaton Box of Treasures" (a personal collection of his saved remembrances, collected over multiple years and received from JDH in September 2010 by LHB, Santa Barbara, California), from a newspaper obituary noting the dates of her birth and death. Hereinafter cited as "Richard Heaton Box of Treasures."
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of William "M" Heaton, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Roll: 360; Family History Film: 1254360; Page: 404B; Enumeration District: 165; Image: 0329. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  5. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M653_317; Page: 529; Image: 17; Family History Library Film: 803317. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  6. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 589B; Image: 449; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  7. [S148] Iowa Marriages, 1851 - 1900, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Marriages 1851 - 1900.
  8. [S1457] "Heaton Family Photograph Collection." (Old family photographs in the possession of LHB, Santa Barbara, California, ). Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Photograph Collection."
  9. [S783] "Richard Heaton Box of Treasures", from a newspaper obituary was found in the collection.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Naylor Heaton, Memorial# 62159698. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  11. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Duane A. Heaton, Dickinson, Stark County, North Dakota; Roll: 1742; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 4; Image 605.0. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lucinda "Lucy" Willis Heaton, Memorial# 62159737.

Lydia Willis1

b. 28 February 1692
Relationships1st cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Experience Willis1 b. 1646, d. 1709
Mother*Elizabeth Bolton1 b. 18 Feb 1656
Baptism*28 February 1692Lydia Willis was baptized on 28 February 1692 at First Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 204. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Lydia Willis1

b. 3 April 1821
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*3 April 1821Lydia Willis was born on 3 April 1821 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.1
Marriage*16 December 1841She married Isaac Newton Beeson, son of Isaac Beeson and Hannah Hoggatt, on 16 December 1841 in Wayne County, Indiana.2

Family

Isaac Newton Beeson b. 13 Oct 1818

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Earlham College; Richmond, Indiana; Membership, Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1806-1834 Marriages, 1806-1895; Collection: Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 59. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

Lyman Willis1

b. 8 August 1798
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Jonah Willis1 b. 16 Feb 1764
Mother*Abigail Hayward1 b. 25 Mar 1770, d. 10 Nov 1799
Birth*8 August 1798Lyman Willis was born on 8 August 1798 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 353, his name recorded as "Limon". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Martha Willis1

b. 1749
Relationships2nd cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Joab Willis1 b. 29 Sep 1715, d. 4 Jan 1805
Mother*Martha Bolton1 b. 23 Jul 1725, d. 16 Aug 1802
Birth*1749Martha Willis was born in 1749 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

Mary Willis1

b. 20 November 1694
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Willis1 d. 29 Nov 1716
Mother*Lydia ______1
Birth*20 November 1694Mary Willis was born on 20 November 1694 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Heir) Estate1729The estate of Mary's father was divided among his heirs in 1729.1
Marriage-Possible*24 November 1731She may have married William Gilmore on 24 November 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 353. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 146.

Mary Willis1

Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*John Willis1
Mother*Experience Byram1
Marriage*25 January 1701She married Israel Randall on 25 January 1701 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 412. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Willis1

Marriage*1744She married Major Isaac Johnson, son of David Johnson and Rebeckah Washburn, in 1744 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Major Isaac Johnson b. 9 Aug 1721
Child1.Mary Johnson+1 b. 4 Nov 1751

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Johnson, pages 210-213. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 204. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Willis1

b. 9 October 1672
Father*Experience Willis1 b. 1646, d. 1709
Mother*Elizabeth ______1
Birth*9 October 1672Mary Willis was born on 9 October 1672 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 125. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Mary Willis1

b. 27 November 1699
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*John Willis1
Mother*Mary Brett1
Birth*27 November 1699Mary Willis was born on 27 November 1699 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,1
Marriage*28 November 1723She married Joseph Packard, son of Ensign Samuel Packard and Elizabeth Lathrop, on 28 November 1723 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4,1

Family

Joseph Packard
Child1.Joseph Packard4 b. 1725

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 345-352. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 353. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 278.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Packard, pages 253-264.

Mary Willis1

b. 31 March 1814, d. 6 July 1814
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*31 March 1814Mary Willis was born on 31 March 1814 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana,1
Death*6 July 1814 and died on 6 July 1814 near Springfield.1

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Earlham College; Richmond, Indiana; Membership, Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1806-1834 Marriages, 1806-1895; Collection: Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.

Michael Willis1

b. 9 July 1674
Father*Experience Willis1 b. 1646, d. 1709
Mother*Elizabeth ______1
Birth*9 July 1674Michael Willis was born on 9 July 1674 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 134. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Nathan Willis1

b. 24 April 1806
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Jonah Willis1 b. 16 Feb 1764
Mother*Hannah Hayward1 b. 1778, d. 6 Jan 1816
Birth*24 April 1806Nathan Willis was born on 24 April 1806 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 353. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Nathaniel Willis1

d. 29 November 1716
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of John Bolton
Father*Deacon John Willis1
Mother*Elizabeth Hodgkins1
Marriage*He married Lydia ______.2
Death*29 November 1716Nathaniel Willis Sr. died on 29 November 1716 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,2
Estate*1729His estate was divided among his heirs in 1729.2

Family

Lydia ______
Children1.Nathaniel Willis2 b. 16 Feb 1679/80
2.Sarah Willis+2 b. 5 May 1682
3.Jonathan Willis2 b. 12 Oct 1685
4.John Willis2 b. 28 Feb 1691/92
5.Mary Willis2 b. 20 Nov 1694
6.Ebenezer Willis+2 b. 26 Aug 1698

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-364. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-371.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 583. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Nathaniel Willis1

b. 16 February 1679/80
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Willis1 d. 29 Nov 1716
Mother*Lydia ______1
Birth*16 February 1679/80Nathaniel Willis was born on 16 February 1679/80 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
(Heir) Estate1729The estate of Nathaniel's father was divided among his heirs in 1729.1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 353. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Ned Willis1

b. 1921
Father*Blake Willis1 b. 3 Jul 1892, d. 20 Sep 1961
Mother*Isabelle Dillon1 b. 1893
Birth*1921Ned Willis was born about 1921 in Iowa.1
(Son) Census 19408 April 1940Ned appeared on the 1940 census taken on 8 April 1940 in the household of his parents in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 19 years old.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Blake Willis, Census Place: Perry, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: T627_1153; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 25-20A. Hereinafter cited as 1940 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1441] 1940 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Separated entry for Arthur E. Willis, Perry, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: T627_1153; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 25-20A.

Orlando C. Willis1

b. 1853
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*1853Orlando C. Willis was born about 1853 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census 18606 June 1860Orlando appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 June 1860 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 7 years old.1
(Son) Census 187016 June 1870Orlando appeared on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 17 years of age and worked as a clerk in a grocery.2

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M653_317; Page: 529; Image: 17; Family History Library Film: 803317. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Harvey Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 589B; Image: 449; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Oscar Willis1

b. 1862
Father*Jonathan Willis1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Jul 1903
Mother*Lucinda Beeson1 b. 4 Mar 1827, d. 21 Nov 1865
Birth*1862Oscar Willis was born about 1862 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa.1
(Son) Census 18709 June 1870Oscar appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in the household of his father and stepmother in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 8 years old and had attended school within the last year.1
(Son) Census 188028 June 1880Oscar appeared on the 1880 census in the household of his parents taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 17 years old and had attended school within the census year.2

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 584A; Image: 438; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 335; Family History Film: 1254335; Page: 155B; Enumeration District: 046; Image: 0314. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Polly Hayward Willis1

b. 24 October 1795
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Jonah Willis1 b. 16 Feb 1764
Mother*Abigail Hayward1 b. 25 Mar 1770, d. 10 Nov 1799
Birth*24 October 1795Polly Hayward Willis was born on 24 October 1795 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 355. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Quincy Adams Willis1,2

b. 1853
Father*John H. Willis1 b. 7 Sep 1823, d. 11 May 1899
Mother*Hilah J. Webster1 b. 19 Apr 1830, d. 14 Jan 1904
Birth*1853Quincy Adams Willis was born about 1853 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census 187015 June 1870Quincy appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 17 years old, and had not attended school within the year.1

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John H. Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 588B; Image: 447; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1448] Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Quincy Adams Willis, transcribed as I. Adams Willis, enumerated per residence date of 01 January 1925 in Des Moines, Ward 2, Polk County, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925.

Rachael Willis1

b. 1857
Father*Henry Willis1 b. 29 May 1818
Mother*Mary ______1 b. 1824
Birth*1857Rachael Willis was born about 1857 in Indiana.1
(Daughter) Census 18606 July 1860Rachael appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 July 1860 in the household of her parents in Perry, Wayne County, Indiana. She was 3 years old.1
(Niece) Census 187013 June 1870Rachael appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 June 1870 in the household of her uncle and aunt, Henry and Rachel (Willis) Thornburgh, in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Rachel was 12 years old and had atended school within the year.2

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Willis, Perry, Wayne, Indiana; Roll: M653_308; Page: 309; Image: 310; Family History Library Film: 803308. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Thornburg, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 587A; Image: 296868; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Rachel Willis1

b. 4 August 1815, d. 21 September 1886
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*4 August 1815Rachel Willis was born on 4 August 1815 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.1
Marriage*6 August 1837She married Henry Thornburgh, son of Henry Thornburgh and Ann Maulsby, on 6 August 1837 in Wayne County, Indiana.2
Residence*Henry and Rachel lived on a farm on West River near Dalton, Wayne County.3
Occupation*Henry built a saw mill on West River near his father's farm, having in connection a woolen mill.3
Census 1850*13 August 1850Rachel and Henry Thornburgh appeared on the 1850 census taken on 13 August 1850 in Dalton, Wayne County, Indiana. Henry was 40 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $3,400. Rachel was 34. Living with the couple were their daughter Arminta Thornburgh, age 14, and Rachel's brothers Harvey and Lindsey, ages 19 and 15, respectively, both who worked as laborers. Henry's twin brother John and his family, their parents, Ann and Henry Thornburgh , and another of Rachel's brothers and his new wife, Lucinda and Jonathan Willis, were enumerated at neighboring farms and appeared on the same page of the census as Henry and Rachel. The Willis's father also lived nearby as did Lucinda (Beeson) Willis' father and her family.4
Relocation*between 1854 and 1855 Between 1854 and 1855 they moved to Iowa, buying a farm south of Perry, Dallas County, where they lived until Henry's death.3
Occupation In Dallas County, Henry was a farmer and somewhat of a politician, being county judge for two terms.3
Census 1870*13 June 1870Rachel and Henry Thornburgh appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 June 1870 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Henry was 61 years of age, a farmer and owned a grist mill. He had real estate valued at $20,625 and a personal estate of $1,937. Rachel was 55 and keeping house. A large number of their extended family lived in their household in 1870 including: their orphaned Beeson grandchildren from their daughter's first marriage, Fremont and Malinda Beeson, ages 13 and 9, respectively, their deceased daughter's second husband, George Wesley Baker, who was 32, a farmer with real estate valued at $2,500 and a personal estate of $1,700, and their deceased daughter's son Frederick Baker, age 5, and Rachel's brother Henry's children, Joseph and Rachael Willis, ages 14 and 12 respectively. Also enumerated in the household were two mill workers, George Johnson, age 27, and Henry Muntz, age 30.5
(Wife) Death28 January 1879Rachel became a widow when Henry Thornburgh died on 28 January 1879.6
Death*21 September 1886She died on 21 September 1886 at age 71.3

Family

Henry Thornburgh b. 30 Mar 1809, d. 28 Jan 1879
Child1.Arminta Thornburgh+4 b. 16 Jan 1836, d. 7 Apr 1870

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Earlham College; Richmond, Indiana; Membership, Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1806-1834 Marriages, 1806-1895; Collection: Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1507] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online at www.statelib.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  3. [S1509] Cora M. (Patty) Payne, Genealogy of the Maulsby Family for Five Generations, 1699-1902, downloaded from Internet Archive at www.archive.org. (Des Moines, Iowa: Geo. A. Miller Press, 1902), page 96. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Maulsby Family.
  4. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Thornburgh, Dalton, Wayne, Indiana; Roll: M432_180; Page: 87B; Image: 182. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  5. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Henry Thornburg, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 587A; Image: 296868; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Thornburg, Memorial# 15684703. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Ruth Willis1

b. 1755
Relationships2nd cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Joab Willis1 b. 29 Sep 1715, d. 4 Jan 1805
Mother*Martha Bolton1 b. 23 Jul 1725, d. 16 Aug 1802
Birth*1755Ruth Willis was born in 1755 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.