BRANCHES OF THE WILLIS FAMILY

(Roll Call)


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(1) From: Albert E. Willis - raintree@islands.vi                                     Married
1. Benjamin Willis 1690 + ?
2.    Benjamin Willis 1725-1783 + (2) Amelia Fletcher Branch
3.       Benjamin Willis 1774-1866 + Blansett Morrison 1782-1835
4.          John Washington Willis 1803-1884 + Charlotte Matilda Callaway 1807-1885
5.             George Washington Willis 1847-1932 + Nancy Lovett 1845-1899
6.                Albert Reece Willis 1878-1920 + Juanita Louise Deen 1886-1966
7.                   Albert Elmo Willis 1909-1969 + Beatrice Jarett 1910-1959
8.                      Albert E. Willis 1941-
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(2) From: John Longstreet Rhymes - jonrhy@yahoo.com - Double descent, see #4         Married
1. John Willis + Elizabeth Hodgkins
2.    Benjamin Willis + Susannah Whitman
3.       Thomas Willis + Mary Kingsley
4.          Isaac Johnson + Mary Willis
5.             Sylvanus Ames 1744-1778 + Huldah Johnson
6.                Sylvanus Ames 1771-1823 + Nabbie Lee Johnson                       1768 MA
7.                   Charles Binglely Ames 1812-1888 + Sarah Jane Longstreet 1821-1920                            1855 MS
8.                      John Fisher Ames 1862-1955 + Annie Ella Yates 1866-1897      1882 MS
9.                         Ray Lewis Rhymes 1886-1943 + Annie Ella Ames 1892-1983    1918 MS
10.                           John Longstreet Rhymes 1927-                             -0-
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(3) From: Doug McCammish - dougmarc@duo-county.com                                   Married
1. William Willis and Elizabeth Davis 
2.    Drury Willis +
3.       James +
4.          Squire Turner Willis + 
5.             Nancy Willis +, was my great-grandmother.
6.                (Grandparents)
7.                   (Parents)
8.                      Doug McCammish + Marcy _________     
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(4) From: John Longstreet Rhymes - jonrhy@yahoo.com - Double descent, see #2         Married
1. Daniel WILLIS 1730-1784 + Elizabeth (Betsy) Moore                                 1750 EN  
2.    John Willis 1759-1802 + Asenath Barnes 1763-1806 
3.       Thomas Abram WILLIS 1795-1847 + Margaret Holden 1799-1859
4.          Thomas Holden WILLIS 1835-1862 + Catherine Ann Scott 1837-1917 
5.             Cassius Douglas RHYMES 1853-1903 + Emma Asenath Willis 1858-1939      1878 MS
6.                Ray Lewis Rhymes 1886-1943 + Annie Ella Ames 1892-1983             1918 MS
7                    John Longstreet Rhymes 1927-                                      -0-
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(5) From: Carol Hurst - wauthalean@sc.rr.com                                         Married
1. Joseph Willis, Sr., b.circa 1740- + Hannah 
2.    Joseph Willis, Jr. +
3.       William Willis, 1775-  + 
4.          McKenzie Willis, 1799-  + Mary Ann Logsdon
5.             William A. Willis, Sr., 1834-  + Emily Skinner
6.                Merril Willis, 1854-1930 + Mary Belle Coyle
7.                   Elias Willis, 1891-1976 + Florence Richardson
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(6) From: Jim Willis - http://www.willisfamily.org                                   Married
1. David Willis + Mary Willis
2.    Joseph Willis, 1811-  + Matilda Lawson, 1826-1867
3.       Dyre Willis, 1852-1878 + Sciathe Lawson, 1850-
4,          Enoch Willis, 1875-1962 + Linda Seymore, 1884-1956
5.             Sam Willis, 1903-1979 + Ida Williams, 1904-
6.                James M. Willis + Irene Pleasant
7.                   James S. Willis + Susan Slaven
8.                      Christine Willis +
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(7) From: Nancy Matthews - nlmatthews@sbcglobal.net                                  Married
1. Thomas WILLIS (1734-1794) + Ann _____
2.    George WILLIS (1757-1834) + Marjorie _____ (1760-1841)
3.      James WILLIS, Sr. (1786-1846) + Martha Patsy COATS (1783-1850)
4.         James WILLIS, Jr. (1814- ) + Chrissy IMAS (1816- )
5.            Thomas COOPER (1835-1884) + Isabella Mahala WILLIS (1840+1911)
6.               James Wilson COOPER (1865-1925) + Amanda HUNT (1870-1915)
7.                  Rhea Robert COOPER (1890-1946) + Myrtle Mae FRAY (1892-1975)
8.                     James Noel COOPER (1915-1978) + Evelyn HOLDER (1920- )
9.                        Nancy COOPER (1947- ) + Donald MATTHEWS (1945- )
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(8) From: T. Willis - twillis650@knology.net                                         Married 
1. John Willis + Nannie 
2.    John Daniel Willis, 1760- + Margaret Williams 
3.       Daniel Willis, 1812- + Emaline Fox 
4.          Darling Willis, 1849- + Georgianna Steadman 
5.             Clarence L. Willis + Ara Quattlebaum
6.                Thomas C. Willis, 1914- + Eula Crosby
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(9) From: Lois - LLANGLEYDOBSON@aol.com                                              Married
1. Henry Willis + Mary Haddock
2.    Anderson Willis 1800- + Martha, 1809-
3.       Harmon A. Willis, 1848- + Martha E. Brock, 1858- 
4.          Joseph Lankford, 1878-1956 + Ethel Ray, 1886-1924 
5.             Edgar Northplet SR., 1918-1999 + Gladys Louise Hall, -1941
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(10) From: D Michael Johnson - breadman4@verizon.net                                 Married
1. Francis Willis I 1540-1596
2.   Henry Willis 1575-
3.     William Willis 1600-1663
4.       Thomas Willis, Sr. 1625-1669/70 + Mary (Willis) 1633-1684
5.         Thomas Willis, Jr. 1662-
6.           Richard Willis 1680- + Martha (Willis)
7.             Thomas Willis 1718-1796 + Rebecca (Willis)
8.               Mary Willis 1750-1800 + John P. Ives 1754-1833
9.                 Lewis C. Ives 1785-1843 + Polly Hamilton 1793-1825
10.                   Horace Bryan Ives 1817-1879 + Mary H. Hartsfield 1825-1904
11.                     Sarah Rebecca Ives 1844-1911 + Randall Parrott Collins 
12.                       James Hanrahan Collins + Margaret Melissa Stokes 
13.                         Jack McRae Collins, Sr. + Helen Elizabeth Nicholson 
14.                           Kathleen Ann Collins + Delman Dean Aloysius Johnson
15.                             David Michael Johnson
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(11) From: Charlene Ann (Willis) Duchie - Duwionlanw@aol.com Married 1. John Willis (1793-1870) + Sarah ? (1795-1870) 2. Stephen R. Willis (1821-?) + Maggie ? (1825-?) 3. Stephen R. Willis (1853-1930) + Jane M. McInelly (1859-1899) 4. Charles Grant Willis (1880-?) + (2) Annie M. Tock (1884-1960) 5. Charles Jack Willis (1905-1960) + Cleora Florinda O'Neil (1906-1974) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

(12) From: Sally Krage - skrage@hctc.com Married
1. Robert Willis 1784- + 2. ELI William Willis 1815- + 3. James Mathew Willis 1854- + 4. Eli Frank Willis 1882- + 5. Ralph Willis 1906- + 6. Sally L. Willis + Krage ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(13) From: Jim Willis - jawill29@pacbell.net Married
1. James Willis + 2. James Willis, Sr + Sophia McNutt 3. George Willis +2 Christiana Skipton 4. John Milton Willis + Rosa E. Grimes 5. Arthur Chrisman Willis + Katie Mae Rogers 6. Lee Byron Willis + Anita H. Boettcher 7. James Albert Willis + Victoria L. Walter ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(14) From: Gary Noble Willis - garywillis@houston.rr.com Married
1. John Willis (abt 1660-1714) + ______ 2. John Willis (1682-aft 1747) + Mary _______ (possibly Noble) 3. Richard Willis (abt 1718-1764) + Rebecca Granger 4. Richard Willis (1759-1823) + Britannia Gootee (abt 1765-1826) 5. Zachariah Willis (1805-1889) + Mary Broome Fisher (1814-1894) 6. Henry Fisher Willis (1831-1890) + Emily Rumbold Patton (1836-1921) 7. Henry Noble Willis (1865-1926) + Jessie Mendenhall Sensor (1881-1937) 8. Noble Sensor Willis (1916-1968) + Charlotte Edna Chadock (1922-2003) 9. Gary Noble Willis (1945- ) + Robin Ellen Rankin (1946- ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(15) From: Shirley Turpin - shirleyturpin1@yahoo.com Married 1. Joseph Willis + Sarah/Sallie Miller Willis 2. Levi Willis + Lucinda Jane Wishon 3. William Thomas Willis + Willie Frances Bennett 4. Jennie Pearl Willis + John Garrett 5. Shirley Garrett + ----- Turpin ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

(16) From: Robin Rankin Willis - gwillis1@houston.rr.com Married 1. John Willis (abt 1660-1714) + ______ 2. John Willis (1682-aft 1747) + Mary _______ (possibly Noble) 3. Richard Willis (abt 1718-1764) + Rebecca Granger 4. Richard Willis (1759-1823) + Britannia Gootee (abt 1765-1826) 5. Zachariah Willis (1805-1889) + Mary Broome Fisher (1814-1894) 6. Henry Fisher Willis (1831-1890) + Emily Rumbold Patton (1836-1921) 7. Henry Noble Willis (1865-1926) + Jessie Mendenhall Sensor (1881-1937) 8. Noble Sensor Willis (1916-1968) + Charlotte Edna Chadock (1922-2003) 9. Gary Noble Willis (1945- ) + Robin Ellen Rankin (1946- ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

(17) From: Shirley Willis HARDING - genealogygal@bluemarble.net Married 1 Thomas Sr. WILLIS 1734-1794 + Ann ----- 2 Thomas Jr. WILLIS 1765-1820 + Martha Wiseman 1773-1808 3 Jacob Wiseman WILLIS 1786-1836 + Mary Mires 1785- 4 Daniel Mulligan Sr WILLIS 1826-1893 + Martha Evans 1826-1875 5 Daniel Mulligan Jr WILLIS 1861-1926 + Sarah Johnson 1863-1891 6 David Fredrick WILLIS 1885-1963 + Laura Allen 1885-1978 7 Jack Dee WILLIS 1916-1971 + Edna Black 1919-
8 Shirley Willis 1936- + ----- Harding 9. Gary Noble Willis (1945- ) + Robin Ellen Rankin (1946- ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(18) From: Lorraine Schwartzkopf Panozzo - Rootsdigger37@aol.com Married 1.Jesse Willis (1796- ) + Amelia Stanford (Sanford?) 1818 IN 2. Sanford Willis (1831- ) + Eveline Keever (1831-1909) 1854 IN 3. Lewis S. Willis (1858-1927) + Elizabeth Finch (1856-1939) 1881 IN 4. Mae Eveline Willis (1887-1961) + Robert Rodman (1884-1940) 1906 IL 5. Lorraine V. Rodman (1915-1982) + Paul R Schwartzkopf (1916-2001) 1937 IN
6 Lorraine Schwartzkopf (1937- ) + Jerome Panozzo (1933-2002) 1955 IL ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(19) From: Estelle M Willis - Willis1930@webtv.net Married
1. William WILLIS + Cicily Coats 1810 NC 2. Joseph Yerby Willis + Lettice A Williams 1840 AL 3. Joseph Yerby jr Willis + Elenor Loutisha Robinson 1860sAl 4. Edgar Clifton Willis + Emma L Ellison 1900sAl ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(20) From: Deborah Willis Phelps - sparkleannie@peoplepc.com Married 1. Henry Willis (1784-1870) + Susannah Louisa Deshong (1790-1872) 1809 PA 2. Dedrich William Willis Sr. (1829-1885) + Sarah Ann Tinkey (1828-1912) 1854 OH 3. Dedrich William Jr. (1861-1936) + Clara Van Scoy (1865- ) 1881 OH 4. Theodore Charles Willis (1897-1972) + Betty L. Gumbert (1903-1972) 5. Robert E. Willis (1926- ) + Doris Ann Hutchison (1930-1977) 6. Deborah A. Willis (1954- ) + Johnny Bill Phelps (1953- )
7. Scott Brandon Phelps (1973- ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(21) From: Paul Willis - PWillis@gwm.sc.edu Married 1. William Willis 1847-1932 + 2. Lemuel Willis ( -1940s) + 3. Clarence Charles Willis
4. Paul Willis (1941- ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(22) From: Joyce Zachman - jgzachman@sbcglobal.net Married 1. Francis Willis c1515 2. Rev. Francis Willis c15401596 3. Rev. John Willis c1587- 4. William Willis c1632- 5. John Willis c1648-c1715 + Matilda Thornton 6 William Willis c1675c1717 + Sarah Willis (cousin) 1709 7. William Willis c1700 + Hannah Burnham 8. William Willis c17251760 + Susannah Toney 1746 9. Hannah Willis 17541833 + Moses Collins 1776 10 Susannah Collins 1775-1866 + Benjamin Youngblood 1794 11. Albert Youngblood 18001825 + Lillian Toney bef 1823 12. William T. Youngblood 1823-1912 + Nancy Jane Gray 1842 MS 13. Frances Ann Youngblood 18571907 + Edward Phillip Brassell 1874 MS 14. Virgil Vanderbilt Brassell 18811962 + Mary Viola Mullen 1903 MS 15. my grandparents 16. my parents 17 me. Joyce ----- + Tom Zachman ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NOTES:
1. The couple on one line are the parents of someone on the next line.
2. To list your Branch here, send it as an email to The Family Mailing List.
3. For a Summary with more details, click on the highlighted numbers on the left.
4. You might also check the Archives. It has been much improved by Google.
4. Imitate the pattern of the examples already given. The lines are very sparce.
5. The year and state of their marriage helps locate them on the census.
5. Be sure to include yourself.

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