Benjamin Willis Genealogy

Benjamin1 Willis, who d. at Keene, Mar. 22, 1820, aged 80, was probably the father of Benjamin2, 1, of Sullivan. 1. Benjamin2 Willis, son of Benjamin1, was a farmer and res. Keene and Sullivan; d. in Sullivan, Aug. 26, 1837, aged 75; m. Mar. 17, 1785, Annis Briggs b. Norton, Mass., Sept. 25, 1759, d.



Slave Narrative of Charles Willis

Person Interviewed: Charles Willis Place of Birth: Lawrence County, Mississippi I found Mr. Willis seated on the front porch eating lemon drops out of a bag. He consumed the whole bag during the interview which lasted about 3 hours. He talked slowly and between his sucks on the lemon drops. He is hard of hearing



Biography of Jesse Stallings Willis

Jesse Stallings Willis, son of Rev. Cary C. Willis, was born May 8, 1835, in Muscogee County, Georgia. He was married to Amanda D. Horne, daughter of Rev. Jesse R. Horne of Houston .County, Georgia, on May 25, 1859. On March 1, 1862, he enlisted in Company C, Forty-fifth Infantry, and was seriously wounded June



Slave Narrative of Mariah Callaway

Interviewer: Ross Person Interviewed: Mariah Callaway Location: Georgia [TR: A significant portion of this interview was repeated in typescript; where there was a discrepancy, the clearer version was used. Where a completely different word was substituted, ‘the original’ refers to the typewritten page.] Mrs. Mariah Callaway sat in a chair opposite the writer and told



Slave Narrative of Susan Castle

Interviewer: Sadie B. Hornsby Person Interviewed: Susan Castle Location: Athens, Georgia On a beautiful morning in April, the interviewer found Susan sitting in the door of her cabin. When asked if she would like to talk about the old plantation days, she replied; “Yes Ma’am, I don’t mind tellin’ what I know, but for dat



Biography of Edward C. Willis

Edward C. Willis, superintendent of the State Orphans Home at Atchison, is a graduate of Dartmouth College and came to kansas nearly forty years ago with the equipment and training of a oultured New Englander. His work in this state had been largely of an educational nature, and he had taught, had been superintendent of



Biographical Sketch of Malcolm Chandler Willis

Willis, Malcolm Chandler; insurance; born, Cleveland, Oct. 5, 1871; son of George Henry and Martha Tiebout Willis; educated, public schools, Cleveland; married, June 21, 1899, Elsie Dutton; with Insurance Exchange for twenty years; sec’y thirteen years; director The Home Financing Co., The Mudge & Beech Co.; sec’y Cleveland Fire Insurance Exchange; member Insurance Society of



Willis, Laura Ethel – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Held For Laura Willis Mrs. Laura Ethel Willis of Joseph passed away on Thursday, April 26, 1973 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she has been a patient for six days. She was the daughter of Alfred C. and Matilda Toney and was born in Joseph on February 18, 1900. She



A. G. Willis

Private, Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of E. K. and Mrs. Willis. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Kelly Field, to Camp Richfield, Tex., then to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Dec. 31, 1919.



Willis, Elizabeth Jane Mrs. – Obituary

Death Calls Mrs. Willis, 88, in Baker Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Willis, 88, 2315 Court street, long time resident of Baker, died Thursday evening, March 24 in St. Elizabeth hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Willis was born Feb. 10, 1867 in Gloustershire, England, the daughter of Daniel and Jane Roach. They came to Ogden, Utah



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