James Smith WILLIS

James Smith WILLIS

Male 1824 - Bef 1860  (35 years)Deceased

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  • Name James Smith WILLIS  [1
    Born 1824  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1 Aug 1824  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 2 May 1836  New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1850  West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation: Shoe Maker 
    Age: 29 
    Died Bef 1860 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I4969  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 19 May 2017 

    Father Ancestors Joseph Henry WILLIS,   b. 02 Mar 1797, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1868, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth HOOD,   b. 31 Jan 1788, Lyminge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1875, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1822  Lyminge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Church of St Mary St Ethelburga
    Children 8 children 
    Histories
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    So often in the past it was the case that national, political events impacted directly on our ancestors. This is particularly the case in the Willis family in Barham in Kent. Between 1835 and 1850 four families had emigrated to the United States of America.
    Family ID F936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Louisa QUESTED,   b. Apr 1821, Elmstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1899, East Haverhill, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 08 Nov 1845  Andover, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Maria Jane WILLIS,   b. 17 Oct 1847, North Andover, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1868, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Elizabeth A WILLIS,   b. 02 Mar 1849, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1852, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +3. James Robert WILLIS,   b. 20 May 1850, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1889, East Haverhill, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +4. Frances E WILLIS,   b. Nov 1852,   d. 27 Mar 1943  (Age ~ 90 years)
     5. Henry Y WILLIS,   b. 1854,   d. Bef 1860  (Age 6 years)
    +6. David Henry WILLIS,   b. 04 Jun 1854,   d. 23 Nov 1921, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Family ID F1288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1824 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Aug 1824 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Occupation: Shoe Maker - 1850 - West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Census Records
    1850 United States Census - James WILLIS b1823
    1850 United States Census - James WILLIS b1823

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] >McISAAC, Paul .

    2. [S166] Family Search, (https://www.familysearch.org/).
      "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJMV-R93 : 30 December 2014), James Smith Willis, 01 Aug 1824; citing Dover, Kent, England, reference p. 43 #337; FHL microfilm 1,836,196.

    3. [S50] Ancestry.co.uk, Source: New York, Passenger and Immigration Lists, 1820-1850 .

    4. [S168] *1850 US Census.
      film number: 443534
      digital gs number: 4199344
      image number: 00300
      line number: 20
      dwelling house number: 173
      family number: 217