Person:Amos Willis (2)

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m. 17 MAR 1803
  1. David WillisABT 1804 - BEF 1884
  2. Isaac Willis1805 - 1888
  3. Nancy Willis1809 - 1887
  4. John WillisABT 1811 - 1855
  5. Alexander Willis1811 - 1890
  6. Jane WillisABT 1812 -
  7. Martha WillisABT 1817 -
  8. Mary Polly WillisABT 1818 - 1887
  9. Amos Willis1818 - 1882
  10. Richard J. WillisABT 1820 - ABT 1891
  11. Biddie Ann Willis1822 - 1901
m. ABT 1846
  1. Andrew Willis1847 - 1909
  2. Meredith J. Willis1848 -
  3. Sarah Elizabeth Willis1851 - 1926
  4. James C Willis1854 - 1932
  5. Nancy Willis1856 -
  6. Johnathan S Willis1859 - 1938
  7. Charles A Willis1861 - 1905
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Amos Willis
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 20 AUG 1818 Little Cedar Creek, Russell County, Virginia
Marriage ABT 1846 Russell Co., Vato Winnie Anderson
Residence[2] 1850 District 54, Russell, Virginia
Alt Death[1] 9 MAR 1882 Dickenson County, VATranscript:Death Record Amos Willis, Dickenson County, Virginia, 1882
Death? 12 MAY 1882 Dickenson County, Virginia
Burial? Backbone Ridge Dickenson, Virginia, United States

Contents

Willis Tapestry
Register
Data
Notebooks
Analysis
Bibliography
Graphics
YDNA. Willis
Index

……………………..The Tapestry
Families Old Chester OldAugusta Germanna
New River SWVP Cumberland Carolina Cradle
The Smokies Old Kentucky

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R1B Haplogroup
Southwest Virginia Willis Group

Sources

Transcript:Amos Willis Land Grant, Russell County, VA, 1858
Transcript:Selected Willis in 1880 Census Buchanan, VA
Transcript:Death Record Amos Willis, Dickenson County, Virginia, 1882


Overview

Amos Willis is listed in census records as a stone mason.  During the Civil War he is said to have hidden his tools of trade in old stumps in the woods, to keep them from falling into the hands of foraging parties, fide Steve Willis
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Amos Willis is listed in census records as a stone mason. During the Civil War he is said to have hidden his tools of trade in old stumps in the woods, to keep them from falling into the hands of foraging parties, fide Steve Willis

Notes

28 in the 1850 Russell census with Winnie. Listed as a Stone Mason in 1850 cen sus.

Cemetery

Image:Graves of Amos Willis and wife Winnie Anderson on Backbone Ridge, Dickenson County, VA.jpg
Image:Grave of Amos Willis on Backbone Ridge, Dickenson County, VA.jpgImage:Grave of Winnie Anderson on Backbone Ridge, Dickenson County, VA.jpg


Footnotes

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917.

    Birth date: abt 1822 Birth place: Russell, Virginia Death date: 9 Mar 1882 Death place: Dickenson County, Virginia _APID: 1,2558::3386

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1850 United States Federal Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 54, Russell, Virginia; Roll: M432_975; Page: 228A; Image: .

    Birth date: abt 1822 Birth place: Virginia Residence date: 1850 Residence place: District 54, Russell, Virginia _APID: 1,8054::15513291