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William Willis

Birthplace: St. Paul's Parrish, King George County, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Bullittsburg, Boone County, Kentucky, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Willis and Elizabeth (Plunkett) Willis
Husband of Elizabeth Nancy Garnett Willis
Father of Edmund Terrill Willis, Sr.; Alexander Willis; Elizabeth Nancy Willis Waggener; Captain Isaac Willis and William Willis
Brother of Margaret "Peggy" Terrill (Willis); Reuben Willis; Benjamin Willis; Mary Price; Joshua Willis and 8 others
Half brother of William Willis

Managed by: Michael T Lancaster
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About William Willis

This William Willis, b. 1743 was not the William (b.1720) married to Elizabeth Davis Willis( and Mary Pulliam.) -------------------- DAR Patriot Ancestor #: A127032

WILLIS, William

Birth: VA 1743

Service: VA

Rank: PS

Death: KY 21 May 1833

Patriot Pensioned: No Widow Pensioned: No

Children Pensioned: No Heirs Pensioned: No

Spouse: (1) Elizabeth Betsey Garnett

-------------------- William Willis served three years in the Continental Army. He is listed as a "Private in Continental Line" in a "Record of 1200 Officers and Men of Virginia who served on land and sea from the State of Virginia during the Revolutionary War" and who are entitled to Land Warrants for service, on file at the Land Office, Richmond, Virginia. Also see Virginia County Records, pages 303-338.

LDS Family Library, Microfilm #2024517, Culpeper County, Virginia: Personal Property Tax Lists (1782-1802). ... 1782 Personal Property Tax List, Culpeper County, Virginia: William Willis Sr. is listed with 1 white male over 21, 6 slaves (5 of them named Ag, Jude, Nat, Iba, and James), 7 horses, 19 cattle, and he paid taxes of 4 pounds, 8 shillings, and 9 pence. ... 1803 Tax List, Culpeper County, District of William Bird, Virginia, Tithables: Willis, Wm: 2 white males, 8 slaves over 16, 1 slaves under 16, 9 horses owned, Tithables 10, Tax: $5.04.

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William Willis's Timeline

February 22, 1743
St. Paul's Parrish, King George County, Virginia, USA
November 25, 1760
Age 17
Culpepper, Virginia, United States
Age 20
Age 21
Age 26
Culpepper County, Virginia, USA
Age 29
Madison Co., Virginia
November 1, 1774
Age 31
Culpepper County, Virginia, USA
July 21, 1833
Age 90
Bullittsburg, Boone County, Kentucky, USA