Sarah Willis1

b. 5 May 1682
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Willis1 d. 29 Nov 1716
Mother*Lydia __?__1
Birth*5 May 1682Sarah Willis was born on 5 May 1682 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
Marriage*24 December 1706She married John Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Hannah Willis, on 24 December 1706.1,3,4
(Heir) Estate1729The estate of Sarah's father was divided among his heirs in 1729.1

Family

John Hayward
Children1.John Hayward+4 b. 28 Sep 1707
2.Ebenezer Hayward4 b. 22 Nov 1710

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 354. 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 172.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.

Silas Willis1

Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Joshua Willis2
Mother*Experience Barbour2
(Witness to Deed) Land Records17 April 1744Silas Willis, along with Silas Willis, William Lunt, Daniel Snell and Zachariah Whiten were witnesses when Enoch Leonard, cordwainer of Bridgewater and his wife Abigail signed a deed agreement on 17 April 1744 to sell land in Bridgewater to Silvanus Blossom, also of Bridgewater and a cordwainer, for the sum of £97. The deed was recorded in Plymouth County on 30 June 1744.3,4
Marriage*circa 1745He married Sarah Hayward, daughter of Josiah Hayward and Sarah Kinglsey, circa 1745.5,1

Family

Sarah Hayward b. 3 Nov 1724

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 1. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  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 345-352. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [S625] Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, microfilm of original manuscript on 462 microfilm reels. Includes Grantor and Grantee indexes: FHL film# 558826, Book 36, pages 192A-192B, Image# 449 viewed and downloaded from familysearch.org, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deed records, 1664-1900, Plymouth County.
  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# 56, Enoch Leonard, pages 56-57. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.

Susanna Willis1

b. 18 September 1718
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Thomas Willis2,3,4 b. 1694
Mother*Mary Kinsley3 b. c 1697
Birth*18 September 1718Susanna Willis was born on 18 September 1718 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
(Witness to Deed) Land Transfer1 May 1734Thomas Willis and Susanna Willis witnessed the signature of Nathaniel Bolton, husbandman, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 1 May 1734 in his sale of land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to David Leach, husbandman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Josiah Edson Esq., Justice of the Peace, verified that Nathaniel Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed on 20 August 1734, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.1
Marriage*She married Ephraim Fobes, son of Ephraim Fobes and Martha Snell.4,3

Family

Ephraim Fobes b. 1 Jul 1716, d. 22 Mar 1802
Child1.Ephraim Fobes5,4 b. 29 Jul 1748, d. 15 Aug 1811

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 493951, Volume 49 dated 1734, pages 17-L, 17-R and 18-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  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 354. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  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), Willis, pages 345-352. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Fobes, pages 159-163.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 114.

Temperance Willis1

b. 8 April 1695
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 April 1695Temperance Willis was born on 8 April 1695 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 224. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Thomas Willis1

Marriage*19 July 1743He married Bethia Hayward, daughter of Elisha Hayward and Bethia Snow, on 19 July 1743 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Bethia Hayward b. 7 Apr 1722

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 168. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Thomas Willis1

b. 1694
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Willis1
Mother*Susanna Whitman1 b. c 1660, d. 2 Mar 1758
Birth*1694Thomas Willis was born in 1694.1
Marriage*18 December 1716He married Mary Kinsley, daughter of Samuel Kinsley and Mary Washburn, on 18 December 1716 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Witness to Deed) Land Transfer1 May 1734Thomas Willis and Susanna Willis witnessed the signature of Nathaniel Bolton, husbandman, of Bridgewater, Plymouth County on 1 May 1734 in his sale of land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to David Leach, husbandman, of Kingston, Plymouth County. Josiah Edson Esq., Justice of the Peace, verified that Nathaniel Bolton had personally appeared before him and acknowledged the instrument to be his act and deed on 20 August 1734, and the document was recorded in Suffolk County on 23 August 1734 by Samuel Gerrish, Registrar.3

Family

Mary Kinsley b. c 1697
Child1.Susanna Willis+4,5,6 b. 18 Sep 1718

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 225. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 493951, Volume 49 dated 1734, pages 17-L, 17-R and 18-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 354.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Fobes, pages 159-163.

Thomas 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.

Thomas Willis1

b. 1861
Father*Lindsey Willis1 b. 30 May 1834
Mother*Lydia Sabrina Webster1 b. bt 1840 - 1841
Birth*1861Thomas Willis was born about 1861 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census US 187013 June 1870Thomas was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 13 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 9 years old and had attended school within the last year.1
(Nephew) Census US 188028 June 1880Thomas was enumerated on the 1880 census in the household of his aunt and uncle, Sarah and Jonathan Willis, taken on 28 June 1880 in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 20 years of age and working as a farm laborer.2

Citations

  1. [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 United States 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 United States Federal Census.

Timothy Willis1

b. 1753
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*1753Timothy Willis was born in 1753 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.

Washington Willis1

b. 1852
Father*Henry Willis1 b. 29 May 1818
Mother*Mary __?__1 b. 1824
Birth*1852Washington Willis was born about 1852 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census US 18606 July 1860Washington was enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 6 July 1860 in the household of his parents in Perry, Wayne County, Indiana. He was 8 years old.1
(Nephew) Census US 187016 June 1870Washington and his brother David 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. Washington was 17 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 United States 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 United States Federal Census.

Wesley Willis1

b. 1858
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*1858Wesley Willis was born about 1858 in Indiana.1
(Son) Census US 187015 June 1870Wesley appeared as "Wesly" on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 12 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 United States Federal Census.

William E. Willis1,2

b. June 1863
Father*Harvey Willis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. 27 Apr 1901
Mother*Eliza J. Webster1 b. 5 Jun 1834, d. 20 Mar 1905
Birth*June 1863William E. Willis was born in June 1863 in Iowa.1,3
(Son) Census US 187016 June 1870William was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 16 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 7 years old.1
(Son) Census US 188016 June 1880William was enumerated as W.E. on the 1880 census in the household of his parents taken on 16 June 1880 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 17 years old and worked as a grocer clerk.2
(Son) Census US 19002 June 1900William was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 2 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 36 years of age and worked as a livestock shipper. He was enumerated as married for five years, although his wife was not enumerated in the Willis household.3

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 United States Federal Census.
  2. [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 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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 United States Federal Census.

Zephaniah Willis1

Marriage*28 November 1754He married Bethiah Hayward, daughter of Thomas Hayward and Bethiah Waldo, on 28 November 1754 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Bethiah Hayward b. 14 Sep 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), 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 169. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Ellen Willliams1

b. 1822, d. 23 November 1892
Birth*1822Ellen Willliams was born about 1822 in Kentucky.1
Marriage*30 March 1843She married first Emery Wiseman on 30 March 1843 in Scotland County, Missouri.2
(Wife) Death12 September 1849Ellen became a widow when Emery Wiseman died on 12 September 1849 at age 27. Their first child was still a baby and their second was not yet born.3
(Widow) Census US 18504 November 1850Ellen was enumerated with her two young children on the 1850 census taken on 4 November 1850 in the household of Susanna and Thomas J. Wiseman in Center, Knox County, Missouri. We've not yet been able to determine the relationship between Ellen's deceased husband, Emery Wiseman, and Thomas J. Wiseman, although we feel certain one existed. The widow Ellen was 26 years of age and her children, Elizabeth A. Wiseman and Emery Wiseman, were 2 years old and four months old, respectively.4
Marriage*17 July 1853She married second, as his second wife, James Finley, son of James Finley, on 17 July 1853 in Knox County, Missouri. They had both been widowed and James had four young children and Ellen had two.5,1
Census US 1860*4 June 1860Ellen and James Finley were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 4 June 1860 in Millport and Colony Post Office, Benton, Knox County, Missouri. They were both 38 years of age and James was a farmer with real estate valued at $1,000 and a personal estate valued at $500. They were enumerated with nine children. William, Elizabeth, David and Jasper Finley, from James's first marriage, were ages 17, 15, 12 and 9 years, respectively, and the three boys had attended school within the census year; Elizabeth and Emery Wiseman, from Ellen's first marriage, were ages 11 and 10 years, respectively, and both had attended school within the census year; and John, Andrew and James Finley, from the couple's marriage, were ages 4 years, 2 years, and three months old, respectively.1
Census US 1870*1 July 1870Ellen and James Finley were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 1 July 1870 near the Colony Post Office, Benton, Knox County, Missouri. They were both 49 years of age and James was a farmer with real estate valued at $4,000 and a personal estate valued at $4,400. Ellen was keeping house. Seven of their children were enumerated with them in 1870. Elizabeth Finley was 24 years of age and at home, and Jasper Finley was 19 years old, worked as a laborer on the family farm and had attended school within the census year. Elizabeth Wiseman was 21 years of age and at home, and Emery Wiseman was 20 years old, worked as a laborer on the family farm and had attended school within the census year. John, Andrew and James Finley were ages 14, 12 and 10 years, respectively, worked as laborers on the family farm and had all attended school within the census year. James's oldest son, William, had passed away in 1865, and his married son, David Finley, was enumerated with his wife in the next household on the same census page as the rest of the family.6
(Mother) Marriage1 September 1878The marriage ceremony between her daughter, Elizabeth A. Wiseman, and Stephen Powers was held on 1 September 1878 in Knox County, Missouri, at the home of Ellen and her husband, James Finley, who had raised Elizabeth since she was four years old. The couple's son, Andrew Finley, who was two weeks short of becoming 21 years of age, signed as a witness to the marriage.7,8
(Wife) Death1 January 1883Ellen became a widow when James Finley died on 1 January 1883 at age 61.9
Death*23 November 1892She died on 23 November 1892 in Knox County, Missouri, at about age 7010
Burial* and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Sand Hill, Scotland County, Missouri.10

Family 1

Emery Wiseman b. 22 Aug 1822, d. 12 Sep 1849
Children1.Elizabeth A. Wiseman+1 b. 1849
2.Emery Wiseman1 b. 1850

Family 2

James Finley b. 15 Sep 1821, d. 1 Jan 1883
Children1.John Finley1 b. 1856
2.Andrew Finley1 b. 12 Oct 1857
3.James Finley1 b. Mar 1860

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Ellen Finley, Year: 1860; Census Place: Benton, Knox, Missouri; Roll: M653_627; Page: 7; Family History Library Film: 803627. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 30 March 1843 in Scotland County, Missouri, USA, of Emery Wiseman and Ellen Williams, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, E. Wiseman, Memorial# 120250248. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Thomas J. and Susanna Wiseman, Year: 1850; Census Place: Center, Knox, Missouri; Roll: 403; Page: 90a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2298] Knox County (Missouri) Circuit Clerk, Knox County, Missouri, Marriage records, 1845-1944: marriage on 17 July 1853 in Knox County, Missouri of James Finley and Ellen Wiseman, of legal age and both of the County of Knox, Missouri, Film# 1015382, Digital# 7515683, image# 67 of 330; Microfilm made from originals at the Knox County courthouse; on 3 microfilm reels, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Knox County, Missouri, Marriage records, 1845-1944.
  6. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James and Ellen Finley, Year: 1870; Census Place: Benton, Knox, Missouri; Roll: M593_785; Page: 728B. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Henry Powers, born on 15 April 1890 in Northeast Missouri to Stephen Powers and Elizabeth Wiseman, agency notes: May 1957: Name listed as HENRY POWERS. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 1 September 1878 at the residence of J. Finley in Knox County, Missouri, USA, of Stephen T Power of Scotland County, Missouri and Elizabeth A Wiseman of Knox County, witnesses were William Short and Andrew Finley, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm].
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Finley, Memorial# 119724156.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ellen (Wiseman) Finley, Memorial# 172819264.

Delores Wills1

b. 1934
Father*William H. Wills1 b. 10 Sep 1902
Mother*Irvina Fogle1 b. 17 Apr 1909, d. 1 Dec 1943
Birth*1934Delores Wills was born about 1934 in Ohio.1
(Daughter) Census US 194020 April 1940Delores was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 20 April 1940 in the household of her parents at 1196 Kohler Avenue, Akron, Summit County, Ohio. She was 6 years old and had not yet started school.1
(Daughter) Death1 December 1943She was about 9 years old when her mother died on 1 December 1943 at age 34, leaving Delores's father and two young daughters.2
(Daughter) Marriage1946She was about 12 years old when her father married a second time, probably in 1946, to Vera Naomi (Poole) Lavko, who was divorced from her first husband and had a 4-year-old daughter.3
(Daughter) Divorce4 August 1949She was about 15 years old when her father and stepmother divorced on 4 August 1949.3

Citations

  1. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Irvina Wills, Year: 1940; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: m-t0627-03181; Pages: 12A-12B; Enumeration District: 89-236A. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Irvina L (Fogle) Wills, Memorial# 30005040. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 November 1966 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of Vera Naomi Wills of 194 W. Center Street, Akron, Summit County, a Unit Control Secretary, age 47, born on 17 August 1919 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of Albert Poole and Grace Rodebaugh, married twice before and divorced twice, from Edward L. Lavko on 1 April 1946 and from William H. Wills on 4 August 1949, no minor children from either marriage, and Howard Henry Smithausler of 1257 Robinson Avenue, Barberton, Ohio, a Rubber Worker, born on 6 December 1902 in Waterbury, Connecticut, son of Henry John Smithausler and Amelia Dressel, married once before, widowed, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 200, 1966-1967. Hereinafter cited as Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.

Harold Glenn Wills1

b. 24 November 1921, d. 8 January 2001
Birth*24 November 1921Harold Glenn Wills was born on 24 November 1921 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1
Marriage*23 March 1944He married first Catherine E. DeLapp on 23 March 1944 in Jackson County, Missouri.2
Marriage*31 August 1951He married second Jo Ann Timmerman on 31 August 1951 in Jackson County, Missouri.3
Marriage*2 August 1952He married third, as her first husband, Luella Buck, daughter of Alvin Lewis Buck and Lucetta Ella Innis, on 2 August 1952 in Benton County, Arkansas.4,5
Residence*1954Harold G. Wills, clerk, and Luella F. Wills were listed in the Kansas City Directory for 1954 at 515 Splitlog Avenue, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Missouri. Luella's parents, Alvin L. Buck and Lucetta E. Buck, were also listed at that address in 1954, and had been at that same address in the directories for 1950 and 1952 as well.6,1,5,7,8,9
Divorce Filing*31 July 1956Luella Buck filed for divorce against Harold Glenn Wills in Kansas City, Missouri, and the announcement was published in The Kansas City Times newspaper on 31 July 1956.10
Marriage*23 May 1972He married fourth, as her second husband, Judith D. (Carter) Black, daughter of Dennis Carter and Anna Maude Adkins, on 23 May 1972 in Jackson County, Missouri.11,12
Death*8 January 2001He died on 8 January 2001 in Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Missouri, at age 79.1

Family 2

Jo Ann Timmerman b. 19 Nov 1927

Family 3

Luella Buck b. 13 Feb 1936, d. 10 Sep 2010

Family 4

Judith Denise Carter b. 3 May 1942

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Harold Glenn Wills, Memorial# 128255399. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2160] Missouri, U.S., Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 March 1944 in Jackson County, Missouri of Harold G Wills and Catherine E De Lapp, recorded in Jackson County, Missouri, USA, citing Certificate# 1944B0000281. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985.
  3. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 31 August 1951 in Jackson County, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, of Glenn Wills, age 29, born on 24 November 1921, and Jo Ann Timmerman, age 23, born on 19 November 1927, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  4. [S2177] Arkansas, U.S., County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 2 August 1952 in Benton County, Arkansas of Glenn Wills of Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, age 25, born about 1927, and Luella Buck of Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, age 18; marriage license dated 2 August 1952, referencing FHL Film# 1994616. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, U.S., County Marriages Index, 1837-1957.
  5. [S1891] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, listing for Harold G. Wills, clerk, and Luella F. Wills at 515 Splitlog, Kansas City, Kansas, USA in the Kansas City, Kansas, City Directory, 1954. Hereinafter cited as U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Luella (Buck) Mootz, Memorial# 58660559.
  7. [S1891] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, listing for Alvin L. Buck and Lucetta E. Buck at 515 Splitlog avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, USA in the Kansas City, Kansas, City Directory, 1950.
  8. [S1891] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, listing for Alvin L. Buck and Lucetta Buck at 515 Splitlog avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, USA in the Kansas City, Kansas, City Directory, 1952.
  9. [S1891] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, online at www.ancestry.com, listing for Alvin L. Buck and Lucetta E. Buck at 515 Splitlog avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, USA in the Kansas City, Kansas, City Directory, 1954.
  10. [S2332] Luella Buck against Harold Glenn Wills 1958 Divorce Filing, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Kansas City Times, (Kansas City, Missouri), Thursday, 31 July 1958, page 11, in Kansas City, Luella Buck filed for divorce against Harold Glenn Wills. Hereinafter cited as Luella Buck against Harold Glenn Wills 1958 Divorce Filing.
  11. [S1767] Missouri, U.S., Birth Registers, 1847-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, birth on 3 May 1942 in Missouri, USA, of Judith Denise Carter, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Birth Index, 1920-1999. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Birth Registers, 1847-1999.
  12. [S2324] Web: Jackson County, Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1826-2014, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Glenn Wills and Judith D. Black in Jackson County, Missouri, USA, License# 1972K0016126, was registered on 23 May 1972. Hereinafter cited as Web: Jackson County, Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1826-2014.

Joanne Wills1

b. 1932
Father*William H. Wills1 b. 10 Sep 1902
Mother*Irvina Fogle1 b. 17 Apr 1909, d. 1 Dec 1943
Birth*1932Joanne Wills was born about 1932 in Ohio.1
(Daughter) Census US 194020 April 1940Joanne was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 20 April 1940 in the household of her parents at 1196 Kohler Avenue, Akron, Summit County, Ohio. She was 8 years old, had completed her education through the 2nd grade of Elementary School, and had attended school within the census year.1
(Daughter) Death1 December 1943She was about 11 years old when her mother died on 1 December 1943 at age 34, leaving Joanne's father and two young daughters.2
(Daughter) Marriage1946She was about 14 years old when her father married a second time, probably in 1946, to Vera Naomi (Poole) Lavko, who was divorced from her first husband and had a 4-year-old daughter.3
(Daughter) Divorce4 August 1949She was about 17 years old when her father and stepmother divorced on 4 August 1949.3

Citations

  1. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Irvina Wills, Year: 1940; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: m-t0627-03181; Pages: 12A-12B; Enumeration District: 89-236A. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Irvina L (Fogle) Wills, Memorial# 30005040. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 November 1966 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of Vera Naomi Wills of 194 W. Center Street, Akron, Summit County, a Unit Control Secretary, age 47, born on 17 August 1919 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of Albert Poole and Grace Rodebaugh, married twice before and divorced twice, from Edward L. Lavko on 1 April 1946 and from William H. Wills on 4 August 1949, no minor children from either marriage, and Howard Henry Smithausler of 1257 Robinson Avenue, Barberton, Ohio, a Rubber Worker, born on 6 December 1902 in Waterbury, Connecticut, son of Henry John Smithausler and Amelia Dressel, married once before, widowed, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 200, 1966-1967. Hereinafter cited as Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.

William H. Wills

b. 10 September 1902
Father*William H. Wills1 b. 27 Aug 1876, d. 17 Aug 1935
Mother*Maud Herring1 b. 1 Dec 1882, d. 18 May 1954
Birth*10 September 1902William H. Wills was born on 10 September 1902 in Mount Savage, Allegany County, Maryland.1
Marriage*10 September 1926He married first Irvina Fogle, daughter of Jonathan Fogle and Agnes May Keatley, on 10 September 1926 in Summit County, Ohio.1
Census US 1940*20 April 1940Irvina and William Wills were enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 20 April 1940 at 1196 Kohler Avenue, Akron, Summit County, Ohio. William was 37 years of age, had completed his education through the 8th grade of Secondary School, and worked for wages as a Tube Recorder in a privately owned Rubber Shop. He had worked 40 hours the week before the census was taken, and worked 39 weeks in 1939 for an income of $1,000. Irvina was 30 years of age, had completed her education through the 1st year of High School, and worked doing her home housework. They owned their house which was valued at $2,800, and had lived in the same place on 1 April 1935. Their two daughters were enumerated with them. Joanne was 8 years old, had completed her education through the 2nd year of Elementary School, and had attended school within the census year; and Delores was 6 years old and had not yet started school.2
(Husband) Death1 December 1943William became a widower, with two young daughters, when Irvina (Fogle) Wills died on 1 December 1943 at age 34.3
Marriage*1946He married second, probably in 1946, as her second husband, Vera Naomi (Poole) Lavko, daughter of Albert D. Poole and Grace Rodebaugh. William was a widower with two daughters, about 14 and 12 years in age, and Vera was divorced with a 4-year-old daughter.4
Divorce*4 August 1949William H. Wills and Vera N. Wills were divorced on 4 August 1949 in Summit County, Ohio.4

Family 1

Irvina Fogle b. 17 Apr 1909, d. 1 Dec 1943
Children1.Joanne Wills2 b. 1932
2.Delores Wills2 b. 1934

Family 2

Vera Naomi Poole b. 17 Aug 1919, d. 10 Sep 2007
Child1.William H. Wills5,6 b. 6 Nov 1946

Citations

  1. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 10 September 1926 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of William H Wills, age 24, his first marriage, born on 10 September 1902 in Mount Savage, Maryland, son of William H. Wills and Maude Herring, and Irvina Fogle, age 17, her first marriage, born on 17 April 1909 in Cambridge, Ohio, daughter of Jonathan Fogle and Agnes Keatley, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 50, 1926-1927. Hereinafter cited as Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  2. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Irvina Wills, Year: 1940; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: m-t0627-03181; Pages: 12A-12B; Enumeration District: 89-236A. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Irvina L (Fogle) Wills, Memorial# 30005040. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 November 1966 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of Vera Naomi Wills of 194 W. Center Street, Akron, Summit County, a Unit Control Secretary, age 47, born on 17 August 1919 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of Albert Poole and Grace Rodebaugh, married twice before and divorced twice, from Edward L. Lavko on 1 April 1946 and from William H. Wills on 4 August 1949, no minor children from either marriage, and Howard Henry Smithausler of 1257 Robinson Avenue, Barberton, Ohio, a Rubber Worker, born on 6 December 1902 in Waterbury, Connecticut, son of Henry John Smithausler and Amelia Dressel, married once before, widowed, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 200, 1966-1967.
  5. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Albert E. and Grace Poole, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: 725; Sheet Number: 9; Enumeration District: 89-20. Hereinafter cited as 1950 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 26 January 1972 in Summit, Ohio, USA, of William Howard Wills of 1186 Kohler Avenue, Akron, Ohio, age 25 years, employed by Foundry, born on 6 November 1946 in Barberton, Ohio, son of William H. Wills and Vera Poole, his second marriage, divorced from Dianna Lynn Wills on 22 June 1971 in Summit County, Ohio, one minor child, and Marcella Lou Carter of 2164 14th Street, Akron, Ohio, age 24 years, born on 28 June 1947 in Barberton, Ohio, daughter of Raymond Uren and Margaret Floyd, her second marriage, her married name Marcella L. Carter, divorced from James W. Carter on 24 May 1971 in Summit County, Ohio, two minor children, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 222, 1971-1972.

William H. Wills1

b. 27 August 1876, d. 17 August 1935
Birth*27 August 1876William H. Wills was born on 27 August 1876 in Mount Savage, Allegany County, Maryland.2
Name VariationHis full name was William Howard Wills.2
Marriage*1901He married Maud Herring in 1901.1,3,2
Death*17 August 1935He died on 17 August 1935, just 10 days short of his 59th birthday, in Cumberland, Allegany County, at age 582
Burial* and was buried in Saint George's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Mount Savage, Allegany County.2

Family

Maud Herring b. 1 Dec 1882, d. 18 May 1954
Child1.William H. Wills+1 b. 10 Sep 1902

Citations

  1. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 10 September 1926 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of William H Wills, age 24, his first marriage, born on 10 September 1902 in Mount Savage, Maryland, son of William H. Wills and Maude Herring, and Irvina Fogle, age 17, her first marriage, born on 17 April 1909 in Cambridge, Ohio, daughter of Jonathan Fogle and Agnes Keatley, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 50, 1926-1927. Hereinafter cited as Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Howard Wills, Memorial# 37494687. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Maud Estell (Herring) Wills, Memorial# 37494774.

William H. Wills1

b. 6 November 1946
Father*William H. Wills1,2 b. 10 Sep 1902
Mother*Vera Naomi Poole1,2 b. 17 Aug 1919, d. 10 Sep 2007
Birth*6 November 1946William H. Wills was born on 6 November 1946 in Barberton, Summit County, Ohio.1,2,3
Name VariationHis full name was William Howard Wills III.2,3
(Son) Divorce4 August 1949He was 2 years old when his parents divorced on 4 August 1949.4
(Grandson) Census US 195020 April 1950William H. Wills was enumerated with his mother and half-sister on the 1950 census taken on 20 April 1950 in the household of his maternal grandparents, Grace and Albert D. Poole, at 1006 Waterloo Avenue, Akron, Summit County, Ohio. William was 3 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S2295] 1950 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Albert E. and Grace Poole, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790-2007; Record Group Number: 29; Residence Date: 1950; Home in 1950: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: 725; Sheet Number: 9; Enumeration District: 89-20. Hereinafter cited as 1950 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 26 January 1972 in Summit, Ohio, USA, of William Howard Wills of 1186 Kohler Avenue, Akron, Ohio, age 25 years, employed by Foundry, born on 6 November 1946 in Barberton, Ohio, son of William H. Wills and Vera Poole, his second marriage, divorced from Dianna Lynn Wills on 22 June 1971 in Summit County, Ohio, one minor child, and Marcella Lou Carter of 2164 14th Street, Akron, Ohio, age 24 years, born on 28 June 1947 in Barberton, Ohio, daughter of Raymond Uren and Margaret Floyd, her second marriage, her married name Marcella L. Carter, divorced from James W. Carter on 24 May 1971 in Summit County, Ohio, two minor children, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 222, 1971-1972. Hereinafter cited as Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  3. [S2218] U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019, online at www.ancestry.com, listings for William Howard Wills III, born November 1946: residences for 1998-2020: 1142 Kerns Dr NE Apt B, Bolivar, Ohio, USA, 44612; residences for 1987-2004: 1174 Kohler Ave, 44314; 6580 Walkers Lane SE, Uhrichsville, Ohio, USA, 44683. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019.
  4. [S1592] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 November 1966 in Summit County, Ohio, USA, of Vera Naomi Wills of 194 W. Center Street, Akron, Summit County, a Unit Control Secretary, age 47, born on 17 August 1919 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of Albert Poole and Grace Rodebaugh, married twice before and divorced twice, from Edward L. Lavko on 1 April 1946 and from William H. Wills on 4 August 1949, no minor children from either marriage, and Howard Henry Smithausler of 1257 Robinson Avenue, Barberton, Ohio, a Rubber Worker, born on 6 December 1902 in Waterbury, Connecticut, son of Henry John Smithausler and Amelia Dressel, married once before, widowed, citing Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division. Akron, Ohio, Volume Number or Range of Dates: Vol 200, 1966-1967.

Robert Willson1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*29 November 1775He married Mary Heaton, daughter of Benjamin Heaton and Rebecca Doan, on 29 November 1775, probably in the township of Donegal, Washington County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Mary Heaton b. 3 Sep 1756

Citations

  1. [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 19, page 686. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Benjamin Wilmot1

d. 8 April 1651
Father*Benjamin Wilmot1
Marriage*say 1642He married say 1642, as her second husband, Elizabeth (Tenney) Heaton, daughter of John Tenney and Ursula Mumby.1
Death*8 April 1651He died on 8 April 1651 at New Haven, Connecticut.1

Family

Elizabeth Tenney b. 8 Aug 1610, d. 1685

Citations

  1. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): pages 451-452. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."

Benjamin Wilmot1

Residence*Benjamin lived in New Haven, Connecticut.2

Family

Child1.Benjamin Wilmot2 d. 8 Apr 1651

Citations

  1. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "English Ancestry of Nathaniel Heaton of Boston, Mass., and his Nephew, James Heaton of New Haven, Conn.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 152, pages 430-452 (October 1998): page 451. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry."
  2. [S46] Dean Crawford Smith C.G. and Douglas Richardson, "Heaton, Nathaniel and James Ancestry", pages 451-452.

Mary Wilsford1

Marriage*She married James Moon Jr.1,2

Family

James Moon Jr.
Child1.Simon Moon+1 b. 11 Jun 1700, d. Nov 1748

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Moon, Memorial# 130069620; created by Darrell Brown and containing an impressive amount of useful and documented genealogical information. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Wilsford) Moon, Memorial# 134220249, created by Darrell Brown.

Ada Wilson1

b. 1895
Birth*1895Ada Wilson was born about 1895.1
Marriage*14 June 1924She married, as his third wife, Charles W. Coates, son of Charles William Coates and Alice Mabel Shaw, on 14 June 1924 in Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado.1

Family

Charles W. Coates b. 17 Nov 1883, d. 1965

Citations

  1. [S2162] Colorado, County Marriage Records and State Index, 1862-2006, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 14 June 1924 in Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado, USA, of Charles W Coates, age 40, born about 1884, and Ada Wilson, age 29, born about 1895, referencing FHL Film# 001690063. Hereinafter cited as Colorado, County Marriage Records and State Index, 1862-2006.

Alfred Joseph Wilson1,2

b. 2 June 1919, d. 23 March 1980
Father*David Pickney Wilson1 b. 23 Dec 1880, d. 22 Nov 1961
Mother*Ella Edmondson1 b. Sep 1898
Birth*2 June 1919Alfred Joseph Wilson was born on 2 June 1919 in Missouri.1,2
Name VariationHe was sometimes called Joseph.1
(Son) Census US 192028 January 1920Joseph was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 28 January 1920 in the household of his parents in Big Prairie, New Madrid County, Missouri. He was 8 months old.1
(Son) DivorceHis parents divorced before he was 10 years old and Alfred Joseph remained with his mother.1,3
Death*23 March 1980He died on 23 March 1980 in San Bernardino County, California, at age 60.2

Citations

  1. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Pink and Ella Wilson, Year: 1920; Census Place: Big Prairie, New Madrid, Missouri; Roll: T625_937; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 118. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S112] California, U.S., Death Index, 1940-1997, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Alfred Joseph Wilson, mother's maiden name Edmundson, born on 2 June 1919 and died on 23 March 1980 in San Bernardino County. Hereinafter cited as California, U.S., Death Index, 1940-1997.
  3. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ella Wilson, Year: 1930; Census Place: Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0012; FHL microfilm: 2340983. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

Ann Wilson1

Marriage*She married Thomas Potterton, son of Henry Potterton and Bridget Coates.1
Residence*Thomas and Ann resided with their family at Moyrath, County Meath.1

Family

Thomas Potterton b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Children1.Henry Potterton1 d. Mar 1862
2.Jane Potterton+1
3.Eleanor Potterton1
4.Anne Potterton1
5.Elizabeth Potterton1
6.John Potterton1 b. 1817, d. 1862

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Charlotte Amy Wilson1

b. 11 October 1871
Father*John Wilson Esq.1 b. 1842
Mother*Georgiana Atkinson1 b. 1847
Birth*11 October 1871Charlotte Amy Wilson was born on 11 October 1871 in Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland.1
(Sister) Marriage28 September 1898Charlotte Amy Wilson signed as a witness to the marriage of her sister Violet Maud Wilson and John Henry Gerrard on 28 September 1898 at Parish Church of St. Anne, Dublin.2,3

Citations

  1. [S1671] Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, online at www.ancestry.com, citing FHL Film Number: 255832. Hereinafter cited as Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911.
  2. [S1640] Mairéad Crinion of Evergreen Oak Family Research Services at https://www.facebook.com/…, "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research," e-mail messages exchanged on multiple dates, citing the Church Records, www.irishgenealogy.ie at https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/…. Hereinafter cited as "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research."
  3. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Church Records, marriage by special licence on 28 September 1898 of John Henry Gerrard of Elton Lodge, Rossduff, County Waterford, full age, bachelor, sub inspector, Cape Police, son of John Vipont Gerrard, gentleman, and Violet Maud Wilson of Main Street, Longford, County Longford, full age, spinster, daughter of John Wilson, solicitor, married in the Parish church of Sr. Anne, Dublin, witnesses Wolsey A. Atkinson, Charlotte Amy Wilson and J.W.H. Holmes, with the church register page attached. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

Christopher John Wilson1

b. 3 October 1880
Father*John Wilson Esq.1 b. 1842
Mother*Georgiana Atkinson1 b. 1847
Birth*3 October 1880Christopher John Wilson was born on 3 October 1880 in County Longford, Ireland.1

Citations

  1. [S1671] Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, online at www.ancestry.com, citing FHL Film Number: 256066. Hereinafter cited as Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911.

David Pickney Wilson1

b. 23 December 1880, d. 22 November 1961
Birth*23 December 1880David Pickney Wilson was born on 23 December 1880 in Benton, Scott County, Missouri.2,1,3
Name VariationHe was also known as Pink Wilson.4
Marriage*22 November 1916He married first, as her first husband, Ella Edmondson, daughter of James Edmondson and Arabelle Sanders, on 22 November 1916 in Benton, Scott County, Missouri. They were both of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, and were married by a Minister of the Gospel.2
Census US 1920*28 January 1920Ella and Pink Wilson were enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 28 January 1920 in Big Prairie, New Madrid County, Missouri. Pink was 38 years of age and worked as a farmer for wages, and Ella was 22 years of age. They lived on a farm and rented their home. Enumerated with them in 1920 was their son Joseph, who was 8 months old.4
Divorce*David Pickney Wilson and Ella Wilson were divorced between the 1920 and 1930 censuses. Ella would marry again in June of 1930 and David again in March of 1931.4,5
Marriage*22 March 1931He married second Maggie Mitchell on 22 March 1931.6,3,7
Death*22 November 1961He died on 22 November 1961 at his home in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, at age 803,7
Burial* and was buried in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Sikeston.3

Family 1

Ella Edmondson b. Sep 1898
Child1.Alfred Joseph Wilson4 b. 2 Jun 1919, d. 23 Mar 1980

Family 2

Maggie Mitchell b. 4 Feb 1898, d. 2 Oct 1991

Citations

  1. [S223] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online at www.ancestry.com, draft registration card for David Pinkney Wilson, born on 23 December 1880, residence in 1917-1918 in Matthews, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA, wife's name Ella Wison ; his physical build was Medium, height was Medium, hair was Dark, eyes were Blue, referencing U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, New Madrid County, Missouri. Hereinafter cited as U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 22 November 1916 in Benton, Scott, Missouri, USA, of D P Wilson, over the age of 21, and Miss Ella Edmondson, over the age of 18, both of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, David Pinkney Wilson, Memorial# 61970157. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Pink and Ella Wilson, Year: 1920; Census Place: Big Prairie, New Madrid, Missouri; Roll: T625_937; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 118. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ella Wilson, Year: 1930; Census Place: Dexter, Stoddard, Missouri; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0012; FHL microfilm: 2340983. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Maggie M Wilson, Memorial# 61970251.
  7. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, The Daily Standard, Sikeston, Missouri, 24 November 1961, page 8, death of David Pinkney Wilson, age 81, survived by wife, former Miss Maggie Mitchell, married on 22 March 1931, two sons, Alfred Wilson of El Cajon, California and , William Wilson of Sikeston. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.