Arthur Eugene Willis1,2

b. 8 October 1858, d. 15 April 1944
Arthur Eugene Willis
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*8 October 1858Arthur Eugene Willis was born in 8 October 1858 in La Porte County, Indiana.1,3,4,5
(Son) Census 18606 June 1860Arthur appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 June 1860 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 1 year old.1
(Son) Census 187016 June 1870Arthur appeared on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 11 years old and had attended school within the last year.6
(Son) Census 188016 June 1880Arthur appeared on the 1880 census in the household of his parents taken on 16 June 1880 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 21 years of age and worked as a drug clerk.7
Marriage*28 January 1890He married Belle Orie Blake, daughter of Brazil Blake and Rebecca Cunningham, on 28 January 1890 in Boone County, Iowa.3
Census 1900*12 June 1900Belle and Arthur E. Willis appeared on the 1900 census taken on 12 June 1900 in Union, Boone County, Iowa. Arthur was 41 years of age, and his occupation was recorded as Deputy U.S. Marshall. Belle was 34 years of age and the couple had been married for eleven years. Belle had given birth to one child. Their son Blake lived in the household and was 7 years old. They owned their home, which was a farm, with a mortgage. Belle's parents lived in the household enumerated next, and rented a house on a farm. Members of Belle's extended family were additional residents of both households.4
Census 1930*19 April 1930Belle and Arthur E. Willis appeared on the 1930 census taken on 19 April 1930 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Arthur was 71 years of age, worked as a farmer and rented their home. Belle's age was reported as 61 and her place of birth as Indiana, both incorrect.8
(Husband) DeathArthur became a widower when Belle (Blake) Willis died sometime between the dates of the 1930 US Census and 1940 US Census reports.9,10,8
(Father) Census 19408 April 1940Arthur appeared on the 1940 census taken on 8 April 1940 in the household of his son and daughter-in-law Blake and Isabelle (Dillon) Willis in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 82 years of age, and widowed. Also living in the household with their parents were Blake's and Isabelle's two children, Ned who was age 19 and Annabelle, age 10. Arthur was enumerated on a separate page from the other members of his son's household. His entry included the notation that he actually lived in Block 45, and that his relationship to the head of household where he lived was "father". The entries for Block 45 ended immediately after the family of Blake Willis, Arthur's son.9,10
Death*15 April 1944He died on 15 April 1944 at age 855
Burial* and was buried in Violet Hill Cemetery, Perry, Dallas County, Iowa.5

Family

Belle Blake b. Mar 1866
Child1.Blake Willis+11 b. 3 Jul 1892, d. 20 Sep 1961

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. [S1449] Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992, online at www.ancestry.com, referencing FHL Film# 1034319 and ID# 2:2BXCSX3
    . Hereinafter cited as Iowa Select Marriages, 1809-1992.
  3. [S1449] Iowa Select Marriages, 1809-1992, online at www.ancestry.com, referencing FHL Film# 1034319 and ID# 2:2BXCSX3.
  4. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Arthur E. Willis, Union, Boone, Iowa; Roll: 418; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1240418. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Arthur E. Willis, Memorial# 17055389. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  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. [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.
  8. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Arthur E. Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: 651; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0023; Image: 197.0; FHL microfilm: 2340386. Hereinafter cited as 1930 US Federal Census.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.
  11. [S1459] Volunteers and staff at the Iowa State Historical Society of Iowa Library in Des Moines, "Blake Willis, Dallas County", "Blake Willis, Perry Attorney, Succumbs" obituary, The Perry Daily Chief, Perry, Iowa, dated Thursday, 21 September 1961, page 1, columns 2-3 and page 5, column 3, Iowa Territorial and State Legislators Collection, Blake Willis, online at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/History_Docs/45th%20GA/…, downloaded 09 November 2015. Hereinafter cited as Blake Willis, Iowa Legislators Collection.

Augustus Willis1

b. 26 November 1811
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*26 November 1811Augustus Willis was born on 26 November 1811 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 351. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Benjamin Willis1

Relationship2nd great-granduncle of John Bolton
Father*Deacon John Willis1
Mother*Elizabeth Hodgkins1
Marriage*He married Susanna Whitman, daughter of Thomas Whitman.2
Death*He died at age 39.3
Probate*1697His widow Susanna settled his estate in 1697.3

Family

Susanna Whitman b. c 1660, d. 2 Mar 1758
Children1.Thomas Willis+2 b. 1694
2.Benjamin Willis+2,4 b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779

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. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.
  4. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Benjamin Willis1

b. 6 November 1815
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*6 November 1815Benjamin Willis was born on 6 November 1815 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 351. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Benjamin Willis1

b. circa 1720, d. 13 July 1807
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Willis1 b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779
Mother*Mary Leonard1 d. 20 Apr 1733
Birth*circa 1720Benjamin Willis was born, as calculated from his recorded age at death, circa 1720 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Guardianship1764Philip Bolton of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), was listed in the probate index for Plymouth County, providing a Docket number of 2222 and the year of 1764. No Box or page numbers were given, although the index noted the docket pertained to a Bond of Guardianship for Benjamin Willis, Guardian. Philip's father died in 1751, while Philip was quite young. It is likely that Philip would have reached the age of 14 around 1764 and have been in need of a court appointed guardian.2
Probate*1 March 1779Benjamin Willis Esq. was the Administrator for the estate of Benjamin Willis Esq., probated on 1 March 1779 at Bridgewater.1
Death*13 July 1807He died on 13 July 1807 in Bridgewater in his 87th year.3

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Film# 549,782, Docket# 2222. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  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 582. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Benjamin Willis1

b. 1696, d. 13 February 1779
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Willis2,1
Mother*Susanna Whitman2,1 b. c 1660, d. 2 Mar 1758
Birth*1696Benjamin Willis Jr. was born in 1696.2,1
Marriage*27 November 1719He married Mary Leonard, daughter of Jacob Leonard and Susanna King, on 27 November 1719 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4
(Husband) Death20 April 1733Benjamin became a widower when Mary (Leonard) Willis died on 20 April 1733.5,1
(Appraiser) Estate3 August 1761Benjamin Willis Jr., John Washburn and Jonathan Cary prepared the inventory of the estate of Solomon Leonard after the deceased's son Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater was appointed Administrator of his father's estate on 3 August 1761.6
Death*13 February 1779He died "old" on 13 February 1779 in Bridgewater.1,7
Probate*1 March 1779 On 1 March 1779 his son Benjamin Willis Esq. of Bridgewater was appointed administrator of the estate of his father Benjamin Willis late of Bridgewater deceased.1

Family

Mary Leonard d. 20 Apr 1733
Children1.Benjamin Willis1 b. c 1720, d. 13 Jul 1807
2.Child Willis1 d. 28 Aug 1731
3.Child Willis1 d. 11 May 1733

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  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. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.
  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), Volume II, Marriages, page 409. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 583.
  6. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 63, Solomon Leonard, page 62.
  7. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 582.

Beriah Willis1

Marriage*10 October 1759He married Abigail Hayward, daughter of Samuel Hayward and Susanna Edson, on 10 October 1759 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), Hayward, pages 181-190. 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 167. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Blake Willis1

b. 3 July 1892, d. 20 September 1961
Father*Arthur Eugene Willis1 b. 8 Oct 1858, d. 15 Apr 1944
Mother*Belle Blake1 b. Mar 1866
Birth*3 July 1892Blake Willis was born on 3 July 1892 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa.1
(Son) Census 190012 June 1900Blake appeared on the 1900 census taken on 12 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Union, Boone County, Iowa. He was 7 years old.2
Marriage*1 November 1919He married Isabelle Dillon, daughter of Milo Dillon and Anna Thompson, on 1 November 1919 in Woodward, Dallas County, Iowa. Their license was applied for on 30 October 1919, with the affidavit made by Steele Blake, and they were married by William M. Wade, Justice of the Peace.1,3
Census 1940*8 April 1940Isabelle and Blake Willis appeared on the 1940 census taken on 8 April 1940 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. Blake was 47 years of age and working as a lawyer in private practice, and Isabelle was 45. The other members of their household were son Ned, who was age 19, daughter Annabelle, age 10, and Blake's father, Arthur E. Willis, 82 years of age and a widower.4,5
Death*20 September 1961He had been hospitalized since 05 September, and died at 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday 20 September 1961 at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, at age 691
Burial* and was buried in Violet Hill Cemetery, Perry.1

Family

Isabelle Dillon b. 1893
Children1.Ned Willis4 b. 1921
2.Annabelle Willis4 b. 1930

Citations

  1. [S1459] Volunteers and staff at the Iowa State Historical Society of Iowa Library in Des Moines, "Blake Willis, Dallas County", "Blake Willis, Perry Attorney, Succumbs" obituary, The Perry Daily Chief, Perry, Iowa, dated Thursday, 21 September 1961, page 1, columns 2-3 and page 5, column 3, Iowa Territorial and State Legislators Collection, Blake Willis, online at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/History_Docs/45th%20GA/…, downloaded 09 November 2015. Hereinafter cited as Blake Willis, Iowa Legislators Collection.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Arthur E. Willis, Union, Boone, Iowa; Roll: 418; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1240418. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1440] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1923-1937, online at www.Ancestry.com, Return of Marriages in the County of Dallas for the fiscal year ending 30 June 1920, Volume 485, counties Clayton-Guthrie, page 101. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Marriage Records, 1923-1937.
  4. [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.
  5. [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.

Caleb Willis1

b. 1755
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*1755Caleb 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.

Child Willis1

d. 28 August 1731
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Willis1 b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779
Mother*Mary Leonard1 d. 20 Apr 1733
Birth*Child Willis was born in Bridgewater1
Death*28 August 1731 and died on 28 August 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  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), Deaths, Volume II, page 583. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Child Willis1

d. 11 May 1733
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Willis1 b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779
Mother*Mary Leonard1 d. 20 Apr 1733
Birth*Child Willis was born in Bridgewater1
Death*11 May 1733 and died on 11 May 1733 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  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), Deaths, Volume II, page 583. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Clement Willis1

b. 25 June 1801
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*25 June 1801Clement Willis was born on 25 June 1801 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 351, his name recorded as "Clament". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Comfort Willis1

Relationship2nd great-granduncle of John Bolton
Father*Deacon John Willis1
Mother*Elizabeth Hodgkins1
(Witness to Agreement) Land Records20 May 1701Samuel Allen and Comfort Willis were witnesses to an agreement to resolve a difference of opinion between neighbors John Bolton and Israel Alger regarding the bounds between their lands in Bridgewater on 20 May 1701. A note, which appeared to this researcher to have been added later, stated that errors in measuring by the "box rule" needed to be rectified.2

Family

Child1.Joshua Willis+3,4

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. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records, Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, 15 South Street, Bridgewater, Book 1, page 223.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-371.
  4. [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, although skipping a generation by stating his wife's name as Comfort, maiden name not known, and his father's name as John. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

Cynthia Ellen Willis1

b. 8 March 1839, d. 3 August 1841
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*8 March 1839Cynthia Ellen Willis was born on 8 March 1839 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana,1
Death*3 August 1841 and died on 3 August 1841 near Springfield at age 2.1
Burial*She was buried in the West River Friends Cemetery, Dalton, Wayne County.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.

Daniel Willis1

b. 3 June 1732
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*John Willis Esq.1 b. 24 Dec 1701, d. 17 Jul 1776
Mother*Patience Hayward1 b. 1 Feb 1703/4
Birth*3 June 1732Daniel Willis was born on 3 June 1732 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*11 November 1756He married his 2nd cousin 1 time removed Keziah Willis, daughter of Ebenezer Willis and ______ Hinds, on 11 November 1756 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family

Keziah Willis
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), Births, Volume I, page 351. 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 410.

David Willis1

b. 27 January 1812
Father*Isaac Willis1 b. 27 Mar 1787
Mother*Anna Macy1 b. 15 Sep 1793, d. 2 Aug 1841
Birth*27 January 1812David Willis was born on 27 January 1812 near Springfield, Wayne County, Indiana.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.

David Willis1

b. 1850
Father*Henry Willis1 b. 29 May 1818
Mother*Mary ______1 b. 1824
Birth*1850David Willis was born about 1850 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census 18606 July 1860David appeared on the 1860 census taken on 6 July 1860 in the household of his parents in Perry, Wayne County, Indiana. He was 10 years old and had attended school within the last year.1
(Nephew) Census 187016 June 1870David and his brother Washington were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of their aunt and uncle, Harvey and Eliza J. Willis, in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. David was 19 years old.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 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.

Deliverance Willis1

b. 4 April 1644
Birth*4 April 1644Deliverance Willis was born on 4 April 1644.2
Marriage*circa 1665She married, as his first wife, John Pollard, son of William Pollard and Anne ______, circa 1665 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,1,4

Family

John Pollard b. 4 Apr 1644
Children1.Deliverance Pollard5,6 b. 19 Sep 1666
2.Hannah Pollard5,7 b. 15 Aug 1668
3.William Pollard5,8 b. 1 Feb 1670

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 20, Mary Leonard, page 24. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 20, Mary Leonard, page 24, recording his birth date as 4th day 4th month 1673.
  3. [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), Leonard, pages 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 591. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 20, Mary Leonard, pages 24-25.
  6. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 101. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.
  7. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 108.
  8. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 115.

Ebenezer Willis1

b. 26 August 1698
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Willis1 d. 29 Nov 1716
Mother*Lydia ______1
Birth*26 August 1698Ebenezer Willis was born on 26 August 1698 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*He married ______ Hinds.1
(Heir) Estate1729The estate of Ebenezer's father was divided among his heirs in 1729.1

Family

______ Hinds
Child1.Keziah Willis+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 351. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Edward L. Willis1

b. 1852
Father*Jonathan Willis1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Jul 1903
Mother*Lucinda Beeson1 b. 4 Mar 1827, d. 21 Nov 1865
Birth*1852Edward L. Willis was born about 1852 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census 186028 June 1860Edward appeared on the 1860 census taken on 28 June 1860 in the household of his parents in Boone, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 8 years old and had attended school within the last year.1
(Son) Census 18709 June 1870Edward 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 18 years of age.2
(Son) Census 188028 June 1880Edward appeared on the 1880 census, with his wife, in a neighboring household to his father and stepmother taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. Edward was 27 years of age, and a farmer. His wife, who was enumerated as M.R. Willis, was 19 years of age and keeping house. The couple lived with their son, Henry, who was 1 year 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.

Elizabeth Willis1

Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of John Bolton
Father*Deacon John Willis1
Mother*Elizabeth Hodgkins1
Marriage*She married ______ Harvey.1

Family

______ Harvey

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.

Elizabeth Willis1

b. 8 December 1677
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
Birth*8 December 1677Elizabeth Willis was born on 8 December 1677 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 144. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Ella Willis1

b. March 1868
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*March 1868Ella Willis was born in March 1868 in Iowa.1,2
(Daughter) Census 187016 June 1870Ella appeared on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of her parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 2 years old.1
(Daughter) Census 188016 June 1880Ella appeared on the 1880 census in the household of her parents taken on 16 June 1880 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 12 years old and had attended school within the last year.3
(Daughter) Census 19002 June 1900Ella appeared on the 1900 census in the household of her parents taken on 2 June 1900 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 32 years of age, single and worked as a stenographer.2

Citations

  1. [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.
  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.
  3. [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.

Emiline Frances Willis1

b. 24 September 1808
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 September 1808Emiline Frances Willis was born on 24 September 1808 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.

Estella Willis1

b. 1865
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*1865Estella Willis was born about 1865 in Indiana.1
(Daughter) Census 187015 June 1870Estella appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of her parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 5 years old.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.

Etta Willis1

b. 20 July 1864, d. 30 March 1940
Father*Jonathan Willis1 b. 19 Oct 1826, d. 27 Jul 1903
Mother*Lucinda Beeson1 b. 4 Mar 1827, d. 21 Nov 1865
Birth*20 July 1864Etta Willis was born about 20 July 1864 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa.1,2
(Daughter) Census 18709 June 1870Etta appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in the household of her father and stepmother in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 6 years old and had attended school within the last year.1
(Daughter) Census 188028 June 1880Etta appeared on the 1880 census in the household of her parents taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 15 years old and had attended school within the census year.3
Death*30 March 1940She died as Etta Claire Willis on 30 March 1940 in Santa Barbara County, California, at age 75.2

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. [S112] California Death Index, 1940-1997, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  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.

Evelyn Willis1

b. 1856
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*1856Evelyn Willis was born about 1856 in Indiana.1
(Daughter) Census 187015 June 1870Evelyn appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of her parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. She was 14 years old and had 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.

Experience Willis1

b. 1646, d. 1709
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Birth*1646Experience Willis was born in 1646.2
Marriage*circa 1670He married first Elizabeth ______ circa 1670.2
(Husband) DeathExperience became a widower when Elizabeth (__?__) Willis died shortly after the birth of their fourth child on 28 May 1676 and his remarriage on 25 October 1676.2,1
Marriage*25 October 1676He married second Elizabeth Bolton, daughter of Nicholas Boulton and Elizabeth ______, on 25 October 1676 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,3,4,2
Death*1709He died in 1709.2

Family 1

Elizabeth ______
Children1.Mary Willis5 b. 9 Oct 1672
2.John Willis6 b. 29 Aug 1673
3.Michael Willis7 b. 9 Jul 1674
4.Experience Willis8 b. 28 May 1676

Family 2

Elizabeth Bolton b. 18 Feb 1656
Children1.Elizabeth Willis9 b. 8 Dec 1677
2.Samuel Willis10 b. 31 Aug 1682
3.Joseph Willis11 b. 2 Feb 1683, d. 5 Nov 1702
4.John Willis12 b. 4 Sep 1685
5.Experience Willis13 b. 19 Aug 1688
6.Lydia Willis14 b. 28 Feb 1692
7.Temperance Willis15 b. 8 Apr 1695

Citations

  1. [S295] Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts: A Descriptive List, drawn from records of the colonies, towns, and churches, and other contemporaneous documents. Available now online from the Family History Catalog at www.familysearch.org. (Baltimore, Maryland: C.H. Pope originally in 1900 at Boston and reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company, 1991), page 57. Hereinafter cited as The Pioneers of Massachusetts.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 823. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S490] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Boltons of Old and New England: with a genealogy of the descendants of William Bolton of Reading, Massachusetts, 1720 (Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), page xi. Hereinafter cited as Boltons of Old and New England.
  4. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  5. [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.
  6. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 130.
  7. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 134.
  8. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 139.
  9. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 144.
  10. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 159.
  11. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 161.
  12. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 167.
  13. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 182.
  14. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 204.
  15. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 224.

Experience Willis1

Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*John Willis1
Mother*Experience Byram1
Marriage*She married William Hudson, son of ______ Hudson.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.

Experience Willis1

b. 28 May 1676
Father*Experience Willis1 b. 1646, d. 1709
Mother*Elizabeth ______1
Birth*28 May 1676Experience Willis was born on 28 May 1676 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 139. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.