John H. Willis1,2

b. 7 September 1823, d. 11 May 1899
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*7 September 1823John H. Willis was born on 7 September 1823 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.1
Marriage*He married Hilah J. Webster.3
Census 1850*13 September 1850John H. Willis appeared with his new wife Hilah on the 1850 census taken on 13 September 1850 in Clinton, La Porte County, Indiana. John was 27 years of age, and was a farmer with real estate valued at $1200. Hilah was 19. They had no children yet, and lived alone. The household enumerated immediately after theirs was that of the family of Eliza Jane Webster who, in two years, would become the wife of John's brother Harvey Willis.3
Census 1870*15 June 1870Hilah and John H. Willis appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. John was 46 years of age and worked in real estate. His real estate was valued at $5,000 and his personal estate at $12,000. Hilah, her name spelled "Hitah", was 40 years of age and keeping house. In 1870 the couple lived with their five children. Quincy was 17 years old, Evelyn 14, "Wesly" 12, Estella 5 and Anna 2. Evelyn and Wesley had attended school within the year.4
Death*11 May 1899He died on 11 May 1899 at age 755
Burial* and was buried in Violet Hill Cemetery, Perry, Dallas County.6

Family

Hilah J. Webster b. 19 Apr 1830, d. 14 Jan 1904
Children1.Quincy Adams Willis4 b. 1853
2.Evelyn Willis4 b. 1856
3.Wesley Willis4 b. 1858
4.Estella Willis4 b. 1865
5.Anna Willis4 b. 1868

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 John H. Willis, Clinton, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: M432_157; Page: 160A; Image: 324. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John H. Willis, Clinton, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: M432_157; Page: 160A; Image: 324, her name transcribed as "Hilah."
  4. [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.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, John H. Willis, Memorial# 16352774. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Gravestone photo, John H. Willis, Memorial# 16352774.

Jonah Willis1

b. 16 February 1764
Relationship3rd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Daniel Willis2 b. 3 Jun 1732
Mother*Keziah Willis2
Birth*16 February 1764Jonah Willis was born on 16 February 1764 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*11 February 1788He married his 3rd cousin 1 time removed Abigail Hayward, daughter of Jonathan Hayward and Mary Johnson, on 11 February 1788 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,4
(Husband) Death10 November 1799Jonah became a widower when Abigail Willis died on 10 November 1799.1,5
Marriage*18 September 1800He married second Hannah Hayward, the sister of his deceased wife, daughter of Jonathan Hayward and Mary Johnson, on 18 September 1800 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2,6
(Husband) Death6 January 1816Jonah became a widower for the second time when Hannah Willis died on 6 January 1816.2,5
Marriage*10 December 1816He married third, as her second husband, Freelove French on 10 December 1816 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2,6

Family 1

Abigail Hayward b. 25 Mar 1770, d. 10 Nov 1799
Children1.Abigail Willis2 b. 6 Aug 1790
2.Jonah Willis2 b. 8 May 1792
3.Polly Hayward Willis2 b. 24 Oct 1795
4.Lyman Willis2 b. 8 Aug 1798

Family 2

Hannah Hayward b. 1778, d. 6 Jan 1816
Children1.Clement Willis2 b. 25 Jun 1801
2.Henry Williams Willis2 b. 10 Nov 1803
3.Nathan Willis2 b. 24 Apr 1806
4.Emiline Frances Willis2 b. 24 Sep 1808
5.Augustus Willis2 b. 26 Nov 1811
6.Benjamin Willis2 b. 6 Nov 1815

Family 3

Freelove French

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), Hayward, pages 181-190. 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), Births, Volume I, page 352. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 167.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 582.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 411.

Jonah Willis1

b. 8 May 1792
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 May 1792Jonah Willis was born on 8 May 1792 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 352. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Jonathan Willis1

b. 12 October 1685
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Willis1 d. 29 Nov 1716
Mother*Lydia ______1
Birth*12 October 1685Jonathan Willis was born on 12 October 1685 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
(Heir) Estate1729The estate of Jonathan'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 352. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Jonathan Willis1

b. 19 October 1826, d. 27 July 1903
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*19 October 1826Jonathan Willis was born on 19 October 1826 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.1
Marriage*30 September 1849He married first Lucinda Beeson, daughter of Zachariah Beeson and Hannah Thornburg, on 30 September 1849 in Wayne County, Indiana.2,3
Census 1850*13 August 1850Lucinda and Jonathan Willis appeared on the 1850 census taken on 13 August 1850 in Dalton, Wayne County, Indiana. They were both 23 years of age, and Jonathan worked as a laborer. They had no children yet, and lived alone. Two of Jonathan's brothers, Harvey and Lindsey, ages 19 and 15, respectively, were enumerated as neighbors living in the household of their brother-in law and sister, Henry and Rachel (Willis) Thornburgh. Both the Willis's father and Lucinda's father and family lived near by.2
Census 1860*28 June 1860Lucinda and Jonathan Willis appeared on the 1860 census taken on 28 June 1860 in Boone, Dallas County, Iowa. Jonathan was 33 years of age, and a farmer with real estate valued at $1000 and a personal estate of $200. Lucinda was also 33 years of age and had a personal estate valued separately from Jonathan's of $225. They lived with their six children, Henry was 9, Edward 8, Isaac 6, Peggy 4, Hannah 2 and Lawrence 5 months. Henry, Edward and Isaac had all attended school within the last year.4
(Husband) Death21 November 1865Jonathan became a widower when Lucinda (Beeson) Willis died on 21 November 1865 at the age of 38 years, 8 months and 17 days.5
Marriage*17 August 1866He married second, as her second husband, Sarah A. Morgan on 17 August 1866 in Dallas County, Iowa.6,7
Census 1870*9 June 1870Sarah and Jonathan Willis appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Jonathan was 43 years of age and a farmer. His real estate was valued at $7000 and he had a personal estate of $1375. Sarah was 33 years of age and keeping house. With their combined children, they had a large household in 1870. From Jonathan's first marriage, Edward was age 18, Isaac was 16, Jane 14, Hannah, enumerated as Ellen, was 12, Lawrence 10, Oscar 8, and Etta 6. From Sarah's first marriage, Walter was 15 and Emma 10. Jonathan's and Sarah's child together, Louis, was 3. Sarah's son Oyer Morgan, age 13, was enumerated on the same page in another household. Isaac, Jane, Ellen, Lawrence, Oscar, Etta, Walter, Oyer and Emma had all attended school within the last year.8
Census 1880*28 June 1880Sarah and Jonathan Willis appeared on the 1880 census taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Jonathan was 53 years of age and a farmer, and Sarah was 47 years of age and keeping house. Jonathan's son Edward lived in a neighboring household with his wife and one-year-old son Henry. Living with their parents in 1880 were Ellen, who was 22 years of age, Lawrence, age 20, Oscar 17, Etta 15, Louis 12, Florence 5, and James who was 6 months. Also living in the household was Jonathan's nephew Thomas Willis, the son of Jonathan's brother Lindsey. Thomas was 20 years of age and a farm laborer. Oscar, Etta and Louis had all attended school within the census year.9
Death*27 July 1903He died on 27 July 1903 at Perry, Dallas County, at age 7610
Burial* and was buried in the Mowrer Cemetery, Perry.11

Family 1

Lucinda Beeson b. 4 Mar 1827, d. 21 Nov 1865
Children1.Henry H. Willis4 b. 1851
2.Edward L. Willis4 b. 1852
3.Isaac N. Willis12,4 b. 12 Jan 1854, d. 14 Apr 1909
4.Jane Willis+8 b. Dec 1855
5.Hannah Ellen Willis4 b. 1858
6.Lawrence M. Willis4 b. 1860
7.Oscar Willis8 b. 1862
8.Etta Willis8 b. 20 Jul 1864, d. 30 Mar 1940

Family 2

Sarah Ann Bonine b. 1834
Children1.Louis Willis8 b. 1867
2.Florence Willis9 b. 1875
3.James B. Willis9 b. 22 Nov 1879

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 Jonathan and Lucinda Willis, Dalton, Wayne, Indiana; Roll: M432_180; Page: 87B; Image: 182. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1501] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, database with images, online at www.familysearch.org. Digital collection of microfilmed records located at the Wayne County Courthouse, Richmond, Indiana. Includes surname indexes, Volume E, 1845-1852, page 364. Hereinafter cited as Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007.
  4. [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.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lucinda Willis, Memorial# 15684409. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  6. [S148] Iowa Marriages, 1851 - 1900, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Marriages 1851 - 1900.
  7. [S18] 1860 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Anson and Sarah Morgan, Deerfield, Vernon, Missouri; Roll: M653_659; Page: 66; Image: 66; Family History Library Film: 803659.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [S1445] Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990, online at www.ancestry.com, referencing FHL Film# 1034113, Book 2, page 19. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jonathan Willis, Memorial# 15684413.
  12. [S1503] Iowa Deaths and Burials Indexing Project, 1850-1990, online at www.familysearch.org, citing FHL Film# 1605320, Perry, Dallas County, Iowa, reference Page 36/11 Registration Number 124. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990.

Joseph Willis1,2

b. circa 1645, d. 31 January 1704/5
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of John Bolton
Father*Deacon John Willis2
Mother*Elizabeth Hodgkins2
Birth*circa 1645Joseph Willis was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, circa 1645, as calculated from his recorded age at death.3,4,5
Marriage*He married Sarah Lincoln.6
Marriage*before 20 December 1699He married second, as her second husband, Mary (Blake) Leonard before 20 December 1699 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Although Torrey appears to indicate the son and not the father, Joseph Willis, married the widow of Joseph Leonard, it is more "logical" the other way around. The son would have been about 30 years of age in 1699 and Mary was 54.7,8
Death*31 January 1704/5He died on 31 January 1704/5 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 60.4,3

Family 1

Sarah Lincoln b. Dec 1645
Children1.Joseph Willis1,6
2.Thomas Willis1,6

Family 2

Mary Blake

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, page 365, the author stating his confusion, and probable errors, in determining which Joseph Willis, the father or the son, was intended in the information he referenced. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-364.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 823, noting year of birth as ?1645 and death as 1705 Taunton. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 3, Deaths, page 229. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-371.
  6. [S1144] John E. Morris, Stephen Lincoln of Oakham, Massachusetts, His Ancestry and Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1895), First Generation, pages 5-11. Hereinafter cited as Stephen Lincoln of Oakham.
  7. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 823, noting his year of death as 1734?, her lifespan as (1655-1721+) and that she was the widow of Joseph Leonard.
  8. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 461 (Leonard) and page 823 (Willis), her surname reported as BLAKE.

Joseph Willis1

Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Joseph Willis1,2 b. c 1645, d. 31 Jan 1704/5
Mother*Sarah Lincoln2,1 b. Dec 1645

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, page 365, the author stating his confusion, and probable errors, in determining which Joseph Willis, the father or the son, was intended in the information he referenced. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S1144] John E. Morris, Stephen Lincoln of Oakham, Massachusetts, His Ancestry and Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1895), First Generation, pages 5-11. Hereinafter cited as Stephen Lincoln of Oakham.

Joseph Willis1

b. 2 February 1683, d. 5 November 1702
Relationships1st cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Experience Willis1 b. 1646, d. 1709
Mother*Elizabeth Bolton1 b. 18 Feb 1656
Birth*2 February 1683Joseph Willis was born on 2 February 1683 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England),1
Death*5 November 1702 and died on 5 November 1702 in Boston at age 19.2

Citations

  1. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 161. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.
  2. [S948] Boston Deaths, 1700-1799, online at www.americanancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Boston Deaths, 1700-1799.

Joseph Willis1

b. 1856
Father*Henry Willis1 b. 29 May 1818
Mother*Mary ______1 b. 1824
Birth*1856Joseph Willis was born about 1856 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census 18606 July 1860Joseph appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 July 1860 in the household of his parents in Perry, Wayne County, Indiana. He was 4 years old.1
(Nephew) Census 187013 June 1870Joseph appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 June 1870 in the household of his uncle and aunt, Henry and Rachel (Willis) Thornburgh, in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Joseph was 14 years old and had attended 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.

Joshua Willis1

Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Comfort Willis2,3
Marriage*4 February 1706/7He married Experience Barbour on 4 February 1706/7 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5
(Lands Committee) Land Recordsbetween August 1748 and July 1751Josiah Snell Jr., Joshua Willis and Nathaniel Brett served on the town's Purchasers Committee between August 1748 and July 1751 when they first renewed the bounds of John Bolton's land at Robbins Pond, and then laid out to him three different ten acre land grants within the eight mile grant of the township of Bridgewater.6,7,8,9

Family

Experience Barbour
Children1.Joab Willis+1,2 b. 29 Sep 1715, d. 4 Jan 1805
2.Silas Willis5

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.
  2. [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.
  3. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301, although skipping a generation by stating his wife's name as Comfort, maiden name not known, and his father's name as John.
  4. [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, pages 38 and 411. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.
  6. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records, Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, 15 South Street, Bridgewater, Book 2, page 214.
  7. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, pages 214-215.
  8. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, page 215.
  9. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, pages 215-216.

Joshua Willis1

b. 1760
Relationships2nd cousin of John Bolton
2nd great-grandson 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*1760Joshua Willis was born in 1760 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.

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 of Lincolnshire, including the 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, Summerlin, Nevada), 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, Summerlin, Nevada, ). 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.