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From: Patrick Kenney <>
Subject: [WILLIS] Thomas WILLIS & Rachel RADCLIFF of New York
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 06:23:03 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <200307311301.h6VD1FhS003196@lists2.rootsweb.com>


Hello all,

here is the first known 6 generations of my WILLIS
family, would love to find further info on history,
trivia, ancestors, descendants, cousins etc on my
WILLIS family...

Descendants of Thomas WILLIS RIN:7806

First Generation

1.Thomas WILLIS RIN:7806 was born about 1729 in
<New York>.

Thomas married (MRIN:4086) Rachel RADCLIFF - RIN:327 .


They had the following children:

2Fi.Jenney WILLIS RIN:17187 was christened on
18 Nov 1750 in Albany, Albany County, New York.

3Fii.Esther WILLIS RIN:9671 was christened on 3
Aug 1755 in Albany, Albany County, New York.

+4Miii.John WILLIS RIN:656 was christened on 30
Mar 1760.

5Miv.Thomas WILLIS RIN:17188 was christened on
16 Oct 1763 in Albany, Albany County, New York.

6Mv.Philip WILLIS RIN:9678 was christened on 15
Jun 1769 in Albany, Albany County, New York.

Second Generation

4.John WILLIS RIN:656 (Thomas) was christened on
30 Mar 1760 in Trinity Church Parish, Albany, Albany
County, New York.

John married (MRIN:204) Jannetje BRATT RIN:657
"Jane" daughter of Jan BRATT-15185 and Susanna
SEGER-328 (MRIN:5744) in Oct 1778 in Albany, Albany
County, New York. Jannetje was christened on 24 Jan
1765 in First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, Albany
County, New York.

They had the following children:

+7Mi.Robert WILLIS RIN:653 was born on 28 Jun
1779. He died in 1885.

8Mii.George WILLIS RIN:7807 was christened on
11 Dec 1780 in First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany,
Albany County, New York.


Third Generation

7.Robert WILLIS RIN:653 (John, Thomas) was born
on 28 Jun 1779 in Albany, Albany County, New York. He
was christened on 15 Jul 1779 in First Dutch Reformed
Church, Albany, Albany County, New York. He died in
1885.

Robert married (MRIN:203) Seeletje RICHTMEYER
RIN:654 daughter of Hermanus RICHTMEYER RIN:658 and
Elisabeth ALLEN RIN:659 (MRIN:205) on 3 Mar 1803 in
Dutch Reformed Church, Katsbaan, Ulster County, New
York. Seeletje was born in Katsbaan, Ulster County,
New York. She was christened on 7 Oct 1776 in Dutch
Reformed Church, Katsbaan, Ulster County, New York.

They had the following children:

+9Mi.Charles WILLIS RIN:645 was born on 22 Sep
1803. He died after 1850.

10Fii.Annatje WILLIS RIN:655 was born on 8 Nov
1804 in Katsbaan, Ulster County, New York. She was
christened on 9 Dec 1804 in Dutch Reformed Church,
Katsbaan, Ulster County, New York.

+11Miii.Jeremiah WILLIS RIN:688 was born on 2
Feb 1806.


Fourth Generation

9.Charles WILLIS RIN:645 (Robert, John, Thomas)
was born on 22 Sep 1803 in Ulster County, New York. He
was christened on 23 Oct 1803 in Dutch Reformed
Church, Katsbaan, Ulster County, New York. He died
after 1850 in <Union Mills, Noble Township, La Porte
County, Indiana>.

Charles married (MRIN:202) Catherine LAMAN RIN:646
on 22 Dec 1824 in Conesville, Schoharie County, New
York. Catherine was born about 1802/1803 in New York.
She died after 1850 in <Union Mills, Noble Township,
La Porte County, Indiana>.

They had the following children:

+12Mi.William C. WILLIS RIN:652 was born on 18
Mar 1833. He died 16 Apr 1896 - 20 Oct 1872.

13Mii.Jeremiah WILLIS RIN:651 was born in 1830
in New York.

14Miii.Walter WILLIS RIN:650 was born in 1831
in New York.

15Fiv.Annie WILLIS RIN:649 was born in 1834 in
New York.

+16Mv.Charles H. WILLIS Sr. RIN:648 was born in
1835.

17Fvi.Mary Ellen WILLIS RIN:647 was born in
1842 in New York.

Mary married (MRIN:254) Henry KALIBANGN RIN:777 on
2 Jul 1860.

+18Mvii.John M. WILLIS Sr. RIN:638 was born
about 1839/1843. He died on 28 Feb 1898.

11.Jeremiah WILLIS RIN:688 (Robert, John, Thomas)
was born on 2 Feb 1806 in Ulster County, New York. He
was christened on 8 Aug 1807 in Dutch Reformed Church,
Conesville, Schoharie County, New York.

Jeremiah married (MRIN:6956) Anna ALLEN RIN:20276
daughter of Jacobus ALLEN-17172 and Phoebe
MCKENZIE-20277 (MRIN:2866) on 1 Aug 1830 in
Conesville, Schoharie County, New York. Anna was born
on 24 Jan 1808 in Conesville, Schoharie County, New
York. She died on 1 Dec 1888 in Eldorado, Kansas.

They had the following children:

19Mi.Wellington WILLIS RIN:35202 was born about
1835.

20Mii.Harmon M. WILLIS RIN:9643 was born about
1840 in New York.
Harmon married (MRIN:6572) Celia RIN:35203 . Celia
was born about 1842.

21Miii.Anson WILLIS RIN:45960 was born about
1847.

22Fiv.Emma WILLIS RIN:9293 was born about 1854.


Fifth Generation

12.William C. WILLIS RIN:652 (Charles, Robert,
John, Thomas) was born on 18 Mar 1833 in New York. He
died 16 Apr 1896 - 20 Oct 1872 in Union Mills, La
Porte County, Indiana. He was buried in Union Mills
Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.

William married (MRIN:14791) Rachel Ann BONESTELL
RIN:41117 . Rachel was born on 6 Mar 1833 in <New
York>. She died on 16 Apr 1895/1896 in Union Mills, La
Porte County, Indiana. She was buried in Union Mills
Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.

They had the following children:

23Mi.James E WILLIS RIN:28022 was born on 22
Apr 1857 in Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana. He
died on 22 Feb 1860 in Union Mills, La Porte County,
Indiana. He was buried in Union Mills Cemetery, Union
Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.

24Mii.Willie WILLIS RIN:41107 was born on 15
Nov 1860 in Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana. He
died on 2 Jan 1864 in Union Mills, La Porte County,
Indiana. He was buried in Union Mills Cemetery, Union
Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.

16.Charles H. WILLIS Sr. RIN:648 (Charles,
Robert, John, Thomas) was born in 1835 in New York.

Charles married (MRIN:15920) Catherine SALA
RIN:25770 on 26 Apr 1856 in La Porte, La Porte
County, Indiana.

They had the following children:

25Mi.Charles H. WILLIS Jr. RIN:14516 was born
in 1855/1856 in Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.
He died on 12 Mar 1937 in Union Mills, La Porte
County, Indiana. He was buried in Union Mills
Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana.
Charles married (MRIN:5062) Ellen J. RIN:13663 .
Ellen was born on 22 Aug 1862 in <Union Mills, La
Porte County, Indiana>. She died on 17 Jul 1931 in
Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana. She was buried
in Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County,
Indiana.

18.John M. WILLIS Sr. RIN:638 (Charles, Robert,
John, Thomas) was born about 1839/1843 in Dunkirk,
Chautauqua County, New York. He died on 28 Feb 1898 in
Wellsboro, Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana.
The cause of death was Nephritis. He was buried in
Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Noble Township, La
Porte County, Indiana.

John married (MRIN:201) Mary Elizabeth CROW RIN:639
daughter of William CROWE-8733 and Elizabeth Jane
MCMAHON RIN:8940 (MRIN:3711) on 20 Oct 1867 in La
Porte, La Porte County, Indiana. Mary was born on 11
Mar 1849 in Union Mills, Noble Township, La Porte
County, Indiana. She died on 12 Sep 1923 in Union
Mills, Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana. She
was buried on 15 Sep 1923 in Union Mills Cemetery,
Union Mills, Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana.


They had the following children:

26Fi.Cora E. WILLIS RIN:640 was born about 1868
in Wellsboro, Noble Township, La Porte County,
Indiana. She died in California.
Cora married (MRIN:7582) Faut RIN:15492 .

27Mii.John M. WILLIS Jr. RIN:642 was born about
1869 in Wellsboro, Noble Township, La Porte County,
Indiana. He died in 1885 in Wellsboro, Noble Township,
La Porte County, Indiana. He was buried in Union Mills
Cemetery, Union Mills, Noble Township, La Porte
County, Indiana.

28Miii.Franklin WILLIS RIN:643 was born in Apr
1870 in Wellsboro, Noble Township, La Porte County,
Indiana. He died on 12 Feb 1906 in Union Mills, Noble
Township, La Porte County, Indiana. He was buried in
Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Noble Township, La
Porte County, Indiana.
Franklin married (MRIN:7583) Minnie RIN:17887 .
Minnie was born on 1 Dec 1878. She died in Jun 1977 in
Mount Vernon, Indiana.

29Fiv.Alta M. WILLIS RIN:641 was born on 28 Mar
1882 in Wellsboro, Noble
Township, La Porte County, Indiana.
Alta married (MRIN:253) Frank L. HOVIS RIN:775 on
19 Mar 1907. Frank was born on 29 Aug 1870/1875 in
Pennsylvania. He died in Oct 1966 in Frankfort,
Clinton County, Indiana.

30Fv.Blanche Naomi WILLIS RIN:644 was born on
28 Aug 1889 in Wellsboro, Noble Township, La Porte
County, Indiana. She died on 28 Apr 1911 in Chicago,
Illinois. The cause of death was Septicemia.
Blanche married (MRIN:236) Frank C. CONWAY RIN:740
on 14 Jun 1909.

31Fvi.Marie Mayme WILLIS RIN:79 "Mayme" was
born on 23 Jul 1891 in Wellsboro, Noble Township, La
Porte County, Indiana. She died on 27 Jun 1965 in La
Porte, La Porte County, Indiana. She was buried on 1
Jul 1965 in Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Noble
Township, La Porte County, Indiana.
Marie married (1-MRIN:25) Ray Beeman MOULD I. RIN:78
son of Edward Busby MOULD Sr. RIN:80 and Emma Lucia
WELLS RIN:81 (MRIN:15938) on 21 Sep 1910 in La
Porte, La Porte County, Indiana. Ray was born on 25
Feb 1888 in Greycourt, Orange County, New York. He
died on 10 Apr 1949 in Portland, Multnomah County,
Oregon. He was buried in Portland Memorial Inc,
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.
Marie married (2-MRIN:256) Harvey Russell FRISBIE
RIN:780 . Harvey was born in 1891. He died on 19 May
1939. He was buried on 22 May 1939.
Marie married (3-MRIN:257) Lloyd Eldon MERCHANT
RIN:781 . Lloyd died on 11 Sep 1957. He was buried on
14 Sep 1957.

Thomas WILLIS RIN:7806 & Rachel RADCLIFF RIN:327 are
the 6th great grandparents of Patrick KENNEY RIN:16,
the author of this sketch.
I suspect that the origins of Thomas WILLIS are German
as his descendants married into known German families
and belonged to German Churches in New York, more
research is required...
To add or update this family contact the preparer;
Prepared Thursday, July 31, 2003 by:
Patrick Kenney
7075 W. Gowan #1101
Las Vegas, Nevada. 89129



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