William Wesley Willis[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1811 - 1872  (60 years)


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  • Name William Wesley Willis 
    Born 16 Aug 1811  Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 18 Aug 1834 
    Endowed (LDS) 3 Feb 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Apr 1872  Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Apr 1872  Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32152  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Merrill Willis,   b. 10 Nov 1780 
    Mother Margaret Cherry,   b. 5 Apr 1788, Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Dec 1804 
    Sealed P (LDS) 23 Jun 1989  PROVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5293  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Frances Long,   b. 5 Sep 1805, Hartsgreen, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1885, Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F15439  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Penkelly 
    Family ID F15429  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Margaret Jane Willis,   b. 15 Aug 1812, Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1850, Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1833  , Hamilton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Tillman Willis,   b. 27 Apr 1842, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1900  (Age 57 years)
     2. Mary Lucretia Willis,   b. 18 Mar 1837, Mcleansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1912, Kanarra, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. John Henry Willis,   b. 22 Apr 1835, Mcleansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1888, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. William Wesley Jr. Willis,   b. 14 May 1846, Nashville, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1917, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Ann Cherry Willis,   b. 14 Feb 1834, Mcleansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1910, Escalante, Garfield, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Lemuel Merrill Willis,   b. 9 Jan 1839, De Witt, Carroll, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1878, Kanarra, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     7. Josephine Willis,   b. 29 Feb 1844, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1904, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. George Albert Willis,   b. 14 May 1848, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1928, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Margaret Jane Willis,   b. 19 Jul 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1855  (Age 5 years)
    Family ID F8422  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      T6R9, Half Breed Tract in Lee County, Iowa

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 275
      70's Record, p 807
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 45, pp 706 - 709

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Mormon Battalion
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 1252
      Conquerors of the West, pp 2733-2735
      History of the Half-Breed Tract

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , p 807.

    2. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , pp 2733-2735.

    3. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 45, pp 706 - 709.

    4. [S82] Book - Mormon Battalion: US Army of the West, 1846-1848, Ricketts, Norma Baldwin.

    5. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 275.

    6. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 1252.

    7. [S35] Internet Link - Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998).

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