b.ABT 1767 Ireland
Facts and Events
Smith Willis is said to have been the son of Gedediah Willis of Wayne County, PA.  Smith Willis appears in southwest Virginia after the Revolution, marrying Mary Mullen in 1792. Sometime after 1800 he relocated to Wayne County, KY, settling on Otter Creek. Here Mary died about 1828. In his later years Smith relocated a final time, to Morgan County, TN, where his daughter Elizabeth was living. Smith married Eleanor Fulton about 1836, by whom, at age 75, he had a son David Willis. Smith died about 1840.