Joshua Thomas Willis

Male 1818 - 1886  (67 years)


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  • Name Joshua Thomas Willis 
    Born 21 Dec 1818  Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1843 
    Died 1 May 1886  Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 32311  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I141120  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 18 May 2009 

    Father Merrill Willis,   b. 10 Nov 1780, New Bern, Craven, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1842, , Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Margaret Cherry,   b. 5 Apr 1788, Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Toquerville, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1804  Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30851  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Dosha Cherry,   b. 27 Sep 1818, Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, USa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1839 
    Children 
     1. Henry Newton Willis,   b. 16 Jul 1840, , Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1846  (Age 5 years)
     2. William Wesley Willis,   b. 3 Apr 1843, , Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1846  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F30850  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Sarah Melissa Dodge,   b. 7 Jun 1827, , Genesee, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1896  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1848  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F27746  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Sophia Fryer 
    Married 1866 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25384  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 45, pp 682-687

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Conquerors of the West, pp 2730-32
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, p 111, p 1252

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Pioneers of 1847, p 153
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: Ancestral File, 1 page

      SPOUSE: #3- Ellen ALDRIDGE, Married 1864, Salt Lake City

      VARIANTS:
      Birth date: 12 Dec 1818
      Birth place: McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois