Indiana McCaslins

William Ezra WillisAge: 65 years18751941

Name
William Ezra Willis
Birth October 26, 1875 34 24
Census 1900 (Age 24 years)
MarriageSarah Elizabeth KearView this family
May 4, 1903 (Age 27 years)
Census 1910 (Age 34 years)
Census 1920 (Age 44 years)
Census 1930 (Age 54 years)
Census 1940 (Age 64 years)
Death August 10, 1941 (Age 65 years)
Burial August 12, 1941 (2 days after death)
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Marriage: May 4, 1903Dana, LaSalle, Illinois
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Marriage: June 28, 1894Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois

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In the 1900 US Federal Census for Millerstown, Grayson, Kentucky,

William Ezra Willis and Sarah Elizabeth Kear Lyon marry 4 Mar 1903 in Dana, LaSalle, Illinois. The groom's father is David Willis and his mother Annie Meredith. The bride's father is Isaac Kear and her mother Mary Gudgel.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Osage, LaSalle, Illinois, 34-year old Kentucky-born W E [William Ezra] Willis and his 32-year-old Illinois-born wife Elizabeth [Kear Lyon] Willis have been married seven years. Elizabeth has born no children. They have a boarder in their household 20-year-old Illinois-born Joseph Markert [?]. This household is living in a house that William owns, but with a mortgage. Willis is a telegraph operator for the railroad and Joseph is a foreman for the railroad. Neither has had any months with no work in the past year. Everyone is literate and speaks English. William's parents were born in Kentucky. Elizabeth's father was born in England and her mother in Ohio. Joseph's parents were born in Germany.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Streator, LaSalle, Illinois, 75-year-old Ohio-born widow Mary .. His parents were recorded as Letitia Meridith and David Willis, both born in Kentucky. His spouse was Elizabeth Willis.