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Amos Willis (1818-1882)

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EntrySource/Basis/Commentary
DOB: 20 Aug 1818
POB: Little Cedar Creek, Russell County, Virginia
DOD: 12 May 1882
POD: Clintwood, Dickenson Co, VA
Burial:
Spouse: Winnie Anderson (1823-?)
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POM:
Father:
Mother:

AncestryEdit

Abner Willis (c1775-aft1840) Eve Sifers (c1780-c1873) Isaac Anderson (1790-1861) Nancy James (1796-1869)
Amos Willis (1818-1882) Winnie Anderson (1823-?)




ChildListEdit

Children of Winnie Anderson (1823-?)

by Amos Willis (1818-1882)

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Name DOB POB DOD POD Spouse DOM POM Notes
Andrew Willis 20 Jan 1847 aka Andy
Meredith Willis 1849 aka Merdie, Amos Jr.
Elizabeth Willis c1854
James C Willis (1854-1932) 9 JAN 1854 Rebecca E. Kilgore (1853-?) The "C." may stand for Clyde. One of his children named a son "Clyde", and the family believes he was named after "James C."; I've not seen any direct evidence that this is so, but its plausible.
Nancy Willis c1859
Jonathan Syphers Willis 18 Jan 1859 Nancy Vanover Nancy was the daughter of Elizabeth Kilgore and Creed Vanover. Johnathan was James C.'s brother.
Charles A. Willis 18 Feb 1861 aka Charley





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1870 Census Buchanan Co., VA Ancestry Image

1880 Census Buchanan Co., VA []


U.S. 1850 Census Records
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Year 1850 House # 139 Commentary
State VA Family # 139
County Russell Enumeration Date 24 July 1850
Township24th District Link to Ancestry Image


Name Age YOB Occupation POB
Amos Willis 28 1822 Stone mason Russell Co, VA
Winney Willis 27 1823 Russell Co, VA
Andy Willis 3 1847
Meredith Willis 1 1849
Eve Willis 70? 1780 Wythe Co, VA
John H. Thompson 36 1814 laborer Pittsylvania Co Va
Jane Thompson 20 1830 Russell Co VA
Lucinda Thompson 2 1848
Nancy Thompson 10/12 1849 Russell Co VA
Russell Co VA

U.S. 1860 Census Records
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Year 1860 House # 253 Commentary
State Family # 253 Andrew Cifers, age 24, is shown living next door with wife Eliza. Andrew is a cousin/nephew of Amos (a son of one of his mother's brothers)
County Buchanan Enumeration Date 30 july 1860
Township Grundy PO Link to Ancestry Image


Name Age YOB Occupation POB
Amos Willis 43 1817 farmer
Winney Willis 35 1825
Andrew Willis 12 1848
Meredith Willis 11 1849
Sarah Willis 9 1851
James C. Willis 6 1854
Nancy Willis 4 1856
Johnathan Willis 1 1859

U.S. 1870 Census Record
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Year 1870 House # Commentary
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County Enumeration Date
Township Ancestry Image
Name Age YOB Occupation POB




U.S. 1880 Census Record
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Year 1880 House # Commentary
State Family #
County Enumeration Date
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Name Age YOB Occupation Immigration Year POB Fathers POB Mothers POB




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