Richard J Willis
and Martha J Williams

Richard J Willis b 1820 Russell Co VA; s/o Abner Willis and Eve Siffert. Richard J Willis m. Martha J Williams b abt 1824 Russell Co VA. Children of Richard J Willis and Martha J Williams;

1. Thomas W Willis b abt 1845 Russell Co VA d 1932

2. Sarah E Willis b 1850; m. 14 Sept 1875 Russell Co VA to Robert K Harris b 1852 VA

3. William Abner Willis b abt 1853 VA; m. 28 Nov 1878 Russell Co VA to Melvina Leftridge b 1858. Children of William Abner Willis and Melvina Millie Leftridge; i. Robert Kaney Willis b 23 Aug 1878 Russell Co VA ii. Clarence Edward Ed Willis b abt 1884 Russell Co VA; m. Kate Unknown b abt 1893 VA iii. William Abner Will Willis b 1 Oct 1886 Castlewood, Russell Co VA; m. Bessie V Johnson b abt 1889 VA d 1973 Russell Co VA.

4. Catherine Elizabeth Kitty Willis b abt 1854 Russell Co VA; m. 22 Dec 1880 Russell Co VA to Theophilus Chapman b 1858 Russell Co VA; s/o William Harvey Chapman and Manerva Unknown. Children of Theophilus Chapman and Catherine Elizabeth Willis; i. George Edward Chapman b 4 Apr 1884 Russell Co VA ii. William J Chapman b 1886 VA iii. Benjamin H Chapman b 12 Aug 1889 VA iv. Bessie M Chapman b 1893 VA v. John Thomas Chapman b 22 Jul 1894 Lebanon, Russell Co VA

5. Elizabeth Willis b abt 1855 VA

6. David Jessie Willis b 30 Jun 1857 Russell Co VA d 6 Apr 1926 Wise Co VA; m. 7 Jun 1881 to Nancy Caroline Adams b 1 Jan 1867 Russell Co VA. Child of David Jessie Willis and Nancy Caroline Adams; i. Maude Willis b 1882 Russell Co VA.

David Jessie Willis m. 1886 to Mary Francis Ashley b 8 Aug 1869 Smythe Co VA d 11 Mar 1932 VA.

7. George Willis b 1859 Russell Co VA; m. 1885 Russell Co VA to Sarah Tilson b 1863 VA. Children of George Willis and Sarah Tilson; i. Florence Willis b 1886 Russell co VA ii. Corrie Willis b 1888 Russell Co VA iii. Lucy Willis b 1890 Russell Co VA iv. George Willis b 18 Sept 1892 Russell Co VA v. Nannie Willis b 1899 Russell Co VA vi. Female Willis vii. Female Willis

8. Margaret Willis b abt 1861 VA; m. 31 Aug 1895 Russell Co VA to William J Farmer b 1851 VA; s/o Henry Farmer. Children of William J Farmer and Margaret Willis; i. Annie Lee Farmer b abtg 1874 VA ii. Florence Farmer b abt 1877 VA iii. William Farmer b 1882 NY

9. John Willis b 1864 Russell Co VA; m. 2 Dec 1888 Russell Co VA to Alice Freeman b 1870 VA; d/o America Freeman. Children of John Willis and Alice Freeman; i. Wiliam Willis b 1889 Russell Co VA ii. Jessie Willis b 1890 Russell Co VA iii. Fannie Willis b 1891 Russell Co VA

10. John Willis b 1864 Russell Co VA

11. Martha Willis b abt 1864

12. Jonah Willis b 15 May 1866 Russell Co VA

13. Mary A Willis b 1867 Russell Co VA; m. 22 Aug 1888 Russell Co VA to John W Adams b abt 1871 Russell Co VA. Mary A Willis m. 1900 to John H Cook b 1841 Russell Co VA; s/o John Cook and Hannah Fields. Children of John Cook and Mary A Willis; i. Fannie Cook b 1890 VA ii. Dorse Cook (m) b 9 Sept 1892 Russell Co VA d 23 Apr 1973 WV; m. Cora Bessie Acord b 19 Oct 1903 WV d 9 Jul 2001 Ballard, WV; d/o George Floyd Acord and Margaret Matilda Miller.

Source: Gary Thompson - GThompson5@satx.rr.com


1850 Russell Co VA Census
2 117 117 Willis Richard J. 30 M Miller Russell Co. VA
3 117 117 Willis Martha J. 26 F Russell Co. VA
4 117 117 Willis Thomas W. 5 M Russell Co. VA
5 117 117 Willis Sarah E. 2 F Russell Co. VA


1860 Russell Co VA Census
25 256 256 Willis Richard 40 M W Farmer 200 Va
26 256 256 Willis Martha 37 F W Va
27 256 256 Willis Thomas 15 M W Laborer Va
28 256 256 Willis Sarah 11 F W Va
29 256 256 Willis William 7 M W Va
30 256 256 Willis Elizabeth 5 F W Va
31 256 256 Willis David 4 M W Va
32 256 256 Willis George 3/12 M W Va


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