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William Joseph Wills

William Joseph Wills

Male 1854 - 1924  (70 years)


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  • Name William Joseph Wills 
    Born 7 Sep 1854  , Chariton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 09 May 1910  Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    09 May 1910 
    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name:William J Wills [William J Willer]
      Age in 1910:55
      Estimated Birth Year:abt 1855
      Birthplace:Missouri
      Relation to Head of House:Head
      Father's Birth Place:Tennessee
      Mother's Birth Place:Virginia
      Spouse's Name:Mary
      Home in 1910:Asotin, Asotin, Washington
      Marital Status:Married
      Race:Whitentbl Gender:Male
      Neighbors:View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Agent
      William J Wills 55
      Mary Wills 48
    Census 10 Jan 1920  West Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    10 Jan 1920 
    • 1920 United States Federal Census
      Name:William J Wills
      Home in 1920:West Clarkston, Asotin, Washington
      Age:65 years
      Estimated Birth Year:abt 1855
      Birthplace:Missouri
      Relation to Head of House:Head
      Spouse's Name:Elvira J
      Father's Birth Place:Tennessee
      Mother's Birth Place:United States of America
      Marital Status:Married
      Race:White
      Sex:Male
      Home owned:Own
      Able to read:Yes
      Able to Write:Yes
      Image:704 ntbl Neighbors:View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Agent
      William J Wills 65
      Elvira J Wills 61
    Obituary Dec 1924  Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    East Washingtonian newspaper, see image 
    Obituary: Wills, William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    Obituary: Wills, William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    East Washington Newspaper, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, 1924.
    Buried Dec 1924  Pataha Flat Cemetery, Pataha Flat, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • William Joseph Wills

      Birth: Sep. 7, 1854
      Death: Dec. 5, 1924


      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Nancy Permelia Williams Wills (1854 - 1886)*

      Children:
      Maud Estella Wills Owens (1879 - 1969)*
      Urias Victor Wills (1880 - 1975)*
      Herma Ethel Wills Webster (1882 - 1976)*

      Burial:
      Pataha Flat Cemetery
      Pomeroy
      Garfield County
      Washington, USA

      photo of headstone, and family
    Nancy Permelia 'Millie' Williams Wills 1854-1886 and William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills 1854-1886 and William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    Wife of William Joseph Wills and daughter of Nicholas Columbus Williams and Catherine Belinda Martin

    William Joseph son of Robert Hodge Wills and Sarah Frances Breeze
    Died 05 Dec 1924  Deadman Gulch, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Collection : Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960
      Name : William Joseph Wills
      Death date : 05 Dec 1924
      Death place : Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington
      Gender : Male
      Race or color :
      Age at death : 70 years 2 months 29 days
      Estimated birth year : 1854
      Father name : Robert Wills
      Father birth place :
      Mother name : Sarah Breeze

      Film number : 2022222
      Digital GS number : 4220900
      Image number : 774
      Reference number : cn 21
    Death Record-William Joseph Wills 1924.jpg
    Death Record-William Joseph Wills 1924.jpg
    Age 70 years 
    Notes 
    • BIBLE: Bible of William Joseph Wills in possession of Vivan Canham, WA

      DIVORCE: From Mary B. Ish, County Auditor, Carfield Co, WA p 133.
    Person ID I974  Our Family
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2014 

    Father Ancestors Robert Hodge Wills, Rev,   b. 17 Oct 1829, , Robertson, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1889, Pataha, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Sarah Frances Breeze,   b. 6 May 1827, Jamestown, James City, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1898, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1849  , Chariton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Marriage: Wills. Robert Hoop (should be Hodge)Wills to Sarah Frances Breeze marriage solemnized on 8 Mar 1849, Chariton County, Missouri.
    Marriage: Wills. Robert Hoop (should be Hodge)Wills to Sarah Frances Breeze marriage solemnized on 8 Mar 1849, Chariton County, Missouri.
    Photos
    Wills. Melissah Jane 'Lissie' and William Joseph Wills
    Wills. Melissah Jane "Lissie" and William Joseph Wills
    Daughter and son of Robert Hodge & Sarah Frances Breeze Wills.
    Melissah married John Benjamin Gooding. William Joseph married Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams, parents of Urias Victor Wills.
    Documents
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Records copied by Vivian Permelia Webster Canham, daughter to Herma Ethel Wills Webster (daughter of William Joseph Wills). Birth, death & burial, marriage information. Three obituaries: Sarah Francis Breeze Wills; Robert Hodge Wills; Amanda "Jennie" Wills MacMasteer (sister to Wm Joseph Wills. Two telegrams: Samuel Mack Wills death 1890 and notice of Robert Hodge Wills declining health July 1889. Whereabouts of this bible are unknown.
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    INFORMATION on the Votaw family.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1889 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO VOTER REGISTRATION 1894- Wills; GARFIELD CO Marriage Apps -Williamson to Ella Wills Wilson d/o RH and Sarah (Breeze)Wills; CEMETERY Pataha Flat Cemetery-Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT-Wills family items;
    EAST WASHINGTON - Ish and WJ Wills, MacMaster& Amanda "Jennie" Wills, Sarah F Wills obit, Votaw & WJ Wills marriage.
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APPs: Owens to Maud E. Wills;Ulises Webster to Herma Ethel Wills;
    GARFIELD BIRTHS Rbt C to Rbt E and May Elsensohn Wills; male 2 Apr 191 to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills (this is Ronald); 2 Jul 1912, male, to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills;
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APP - Luther N. Williams to Lizzie Dixon.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT- Died- Jasper Williams, Sanord Williams
    NEWSPAPER: EAST WASHINGTON - married Jennie Flemming; Nicholas C. Williams obit; Catherine B Martin Williams obit;
    NEWSPAPER: COLUMBIA COUNTY, Robt Wills to visit MO; MacMaster married to Jennie Wills
    Bible Records: Robert Hodge Wills Family Group
    Bible Records: Robert Hodge Wills Family Group
    taken from Grandma Wills bible believe Maud Estella Wills Owens (daughter) copied the information.
    Bible Records: Wills. Robert Hodge Wills (backside of family group sheet) additional notes on the children.
    Bible Records: Wills. Robert Hodge Wills (backside of family group sheet) additional notes on the children.
    Grandma Wills bible records probably copied by Maud Estella Wills Owens (daughter).
    Bible Records: Entries from Herma Ethel Wills Webster and Maud Estella Wills Owens. Page 1
    Bible Records: Entries from Herma Ethel Wills Webster and Maud Estella Wills Owens. Page 1
    Letter from Maud with information from Ethel's bible on death dates: Thomas W. Wills bn 1 Feb 1853, died 6 Dec 1853; Melvina Harriett Wills bn 30 Apr 1850, died 28 Nov 1855; James E.Sharp Wills vn 2 Feb 1857, died 12 Sep 1857; Robert Hodges Wills (Grandpa) died 18 Jul 1889; Samuel M. Wills died 26 Jan 1890; Sarah Francis Breeze Wills (Grandma) died 9 Oct 1898; Rebecca Elizabeth Wills Norman died Apr 1919; Sarah Ella Wills Wilson Williamson died 2 Feb 1929; Wm Joseph Wills died 5 Dec 1924; Amanda Virginia Alice Wills MacMaster ? ;Robert Ezra Wills died 24 Nov 1937
    BIRTH dates from Maud's bible:Robert Hodge Wills bn 17 Oct 1829; Sarah Frances Breeze Wills bn 6 May 1827; Melisa Jane Wills Goodding-called Lissie)bn 7 Sep 1851; Wm Joseph Wills bn Charitan co. MO, 7 Sep 1854; Robert Ezra Wills bn Macon co MO, 18 Feb 1857; Sarah Ella Wills bn 11 Dec 1860; Amanda Virginia Alice Wills -called Jennie bn 18 Sep 1862; Rebecca Elizabeth Wills bn 1 Jun 1868; Samuel Mack Wills bn 28 Dec 1866 died 26 Jan 1890
    Also relates some history of the family.
    Histories
    History: Wills. Notes from letters written by Maud Estella Wills Owens (rough draft)
    History: Wills. Notes from letters written by Maud Estella Wills Owens (rough draft)
    Family ID F396  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Nancy Permelia Williams,   b. 4 Nov 1854, , Johnson, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1886, Pataha, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1878  Pataha Flat Cemetery, Pataha Flat, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family Group Picture 1882 
    Wills. William Joseph Wills holding Maud Estella Wills and Nancy Permelia 'Millie' Williams Wills holding Urias Victor Wills. About 1882
    Wills. William Joseph Wills holding Maud Estella Wills and Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills holding Urias Victor Wills. About 1882
    Family Group Picture Abt 1892 
    Wills. William Joseph Wills with his children about 1892
    Wills. William Joseph Wills with his children about 1892
    William Joseph Wills in the front. Left to Right: Herma Ethel Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Maud Estella Wills
    Family Group Picture Abt 1900 
    Wills. William Joseph Wills children: Maud Estella Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Herma Ethel Wills.
    Wills. William Joseph Wills children: Maud Estella Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Herma Ethel Wills.
    Left to right: Maud, Victor, Ethel as young adults about 1900
    Family Group Picture 1945 
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Maude Estella Wills
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Maude Estella Wills
    Children of William Joseph Wills before 1946
    Family Group Picture 1946 
    Wills. Urias Victor Wills and Maud Estella Wills Owens Sep 1946
    Wills. Urias Victor Wills and Maud Estella Wills Owens Sep 1946
    Children of William Joseph Wills. Tam May ?
    Family Group Picture 1952 
    Wills. Urias Victor Wills with his sisters in 1952
    Wills. Urias Victor Wills with his sisters in 1952
    Herma Ethel Wills Webster; Urias Victor Wills; Maud Estella Wills Owens.
    Notice the watch chain of Urias-braided hair from Vertie Veneta Dewalt Wills
    Family Group Picture 1954 
    Wills. Maud Estella Wills Owens and Urias Victor Wills
    Wills. Maud Estella Wills Owens and Urias Victor Wills
    Children of William Joseph and Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills. Taken in Mrs. Goodemongh's garden July 1954
    Family Group Picture 1957 
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster age 74; Urias Victor Wills age 77; Maud Estella Wills Owen age 78 in 1957
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster age 74; Urias Victor Wills age 77; Maud Estella Wills Owen age 78 in 1957
    Children of William Joseph and Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills.
    Family Group Picture 1960 
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster, Urias Victor Wills, Maud Estella Wills Owens about 1960 ?
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster, Urias Victor Wills, Maud Estella Wills Owens about 1960 ?
    Children of William Joseph Wills and Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills.
    Family Group Picture 1963 
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster, Urias Victor Wills, Maud Estella Wills Owens in 1963
    Wills. Herma Ethel Wills Webster, Urias Victor Wills, Maud Estella Wills Owens in 1963
    Children of William Joseph and Nancy Permelia "Millie" Williams Wills.
    Family Group Picture 1977 
    Children 
    +1. Maud Estella Wills,   b. 9 Jul 1879, Pataha, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1969, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Urias Victor Wills,   b. 17 Dec 1880, Pataha, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1975, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +3. Herma Ethel Wills,   b. 08 Mar 1882, Pataha, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1976, Brewster, Okanogan, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Documents
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Records copied by Vivian Permelia Webster Canham, daughter to Herma Ethel Wills Webster (daughter of William Joseph Wills). Birth, death & burial, marriage information. Three obituaries: Sarah Francis Breeze Wills; Robert Hodge Wills; Amanda "Jennie" Wills MacMasteer (sister to Wm Joseph Wills. Two telegrams: Samuel Mack Wills death 1890 and notice of Robert Hodge Wills declining health July 1889. Whereabouts of this bible are unknown.
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    INFORMATION on the Votaw family.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1889 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO VOTER REGISTRATION 1894- Wills; GARFIELD CO Marriage Apps -Williamson to Ella Wills Wilson d/o RH and Sarah (Breeze)Wills; CEMETERY Pataha Flat Cemetery-Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT-Wills family items;
    EAST WASHINGTON - Ish and WJ Wills, MacMaster& Amanda "Jennie" Wills, Sarah F Wills obit, Votaw & WJ Wills marriage.
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APPs: Owens to Maud E. Wills;Ulises Webster to Herma Ethel Wills;
    GARFIELD BIRTHS Rbt C to Rbt E and May Elsensohn Wills; male 2 Apr 191 to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills (this is Ronald); 2 Jul 1912, male, to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills;
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APP - Luther N. Williams to Lizzie Dixon.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT- Died- Jasper Williams, Sanord Williams
    NEWSPAPER: EAST WASHINGTON - married Jennie Flemming; Nicholas C. Williams obit; Catherine B Martin Williams obit;
    NEWSPAPER: COLUMBIA COUNTY, Robt Wills to visit MO; MacMaster married to Jennie Wills
    Bible Records: Entries from Herma Ethel Wills Webster and Maud Estella Wills Owens. Page 2
    Bible Records: Entries from Herma Ethel Wills Webster and Maud Estella Wills Owens. Page 2
    Refers to Aunt Harriett and Wm Joseph Wills schooling and coming west and meeting Nancy Permelia Williams. Gives her birth date, 9 Jul 1879; Urias Victor birth date 17 Dec 1880; and Herma Ethel birth date, 8 Mar 1882. Maud had correspondence from her Aunt Lizzie or Elizabeth Wills Norman oldest child, Stacy.
    Histories
    History: Wills. Notes from letters written by Maud Estella Wills Owens (rough draft)
    History: Wills. Notes from letters written by Maud Estella Wills Owens (rough draft)
    Memories of the Ulysses Simpson & Herma Ethel Wills Webster family and the Urias Victor & Vertie Veneta Dewalt Wills family PDF file
    Memories of the Ulysses Simpson & Herma Ethel Wills Webster family and the Urias Victor & Vertie Veneta Dewalt Wills family PDF file
    Written by Vivian Permelia Webster Canham in 1982. Reflects on holidays, harvest time, horse power, fishing trips, overnight with cousins, eating too much, getting in trouble for tramping on Vertie's lilies, hand made Christmas gifts -dolls made by Vertie. Funeral of Elizabeth Wills. Otto and Mettie Williams Long family. Mettie's brother Rev Luther N. Williams, preaching. Mentions Wilford, Ronald, Eleanor, Grandpa & Grandma Williams (Nicholas C. & Catherine Belinda Martin Wills)and milking the cow. William Joseph with children Maude, Victor and Ethel travels after their mothers death-Ethel was about 3 yrs. The children lived with
    Uncle Robert (Wm Joseph Wills brother)and wife Mary.
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F382  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Mary Belle Ish,   b. Dec 1859, , , Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1940, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1889  Whitman, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Washington, County Marriage Records 1865-2004
      Mary B. Ish
      Marriage Date Jun 17, 1889
      Marriage LocationWhitman, Garfield, WAMap
      Record TypeMarriage Record
      Spouse's Information

      William J Wills
      Spouse

      Witnesses: C M Ish and B A Ish [11]
    Marriage Certificate-William J Wills and Mary Ish Jun 1889.jpg
    Marriage Certificate-William J Wills and Mary Ish Jun 1889.jpg
    Divorced Bef 1906 
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F394  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Votaw,   b. 1861, , , Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1914, Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1906  Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family Group Picture Abt 1913 
    Webster.Ulysses Simpson 'Sam' and Herma Ethel Wills Webster family and Edmund Owen, William Joseph and Mary Votaw Wills about summer of 1913.
    Webster.Ulysses Simpson "Sam" and Herma Ethel Wills Webster family and Edmund Owen, William Joseph and Mary Votaw Wills about summer of 1913.
    Left to right: Herma Ethel Wills Webster; Mary Votaw Wills; William Jospeh Wills; Ulysses S. Webster; Edmund Owens. Front-left to right: Raymond E. Webster and Jerome Floyd Webster.
    Wills. William Joseph 1854-1924 and Mary Votaw Wills 1861-1914.
    Wills. William Joseph 1854-1924 and Mary Votaw Wills 1861-1914.
    At their Clarkston, Washington home. Note is per Anna Mae Wills Langer, granddaughter.


    Documents
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Bible Records: Wills, William Joseph Wills Bible Records
    Records copied by Vivian Permelia Webster Canham, daughter to Herma Ethel Wills Webster (daughter of William Joseph Wills). Birth, death & burial, marriage information. Three obituaries: Sarah Francis Breeze Wills; Robert Hodge Wills; Amanda "Jennie" Wills MacMasteer (sister to Wm Joseph Wills. Two telegrams: Samuel Mack Wills death 1890 and notice of Robert Hodge Wills declining health July 1889. Whereabouts of this bible are unknown.
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    Sources: Correspondence from Elaine Anderson of Pomeroy to Eleanor Wills Love pertaining to the Wills and Williams families. Some of the information provided was compiled by Bob ? historian of Asotin County, Washington
    INFORMATION on the Votaw family.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1889 -Wills;
    GARFIELD CO VOTER REGISTRATION 1894- Wills; GARFIELD CO Marriage Apps -Williamson to Ella Wills Wilson d/o RH and Sarah (Breeze)Wills; CEMETERY Pataha Flat Cemetery-Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT-Wills family items;
    EAST WASHINGTON - Ish and WJ Wills, MacMaster& Amanda "Jennie" Wills, Sarah F Wills obit, Votaw & WJ Wills marriage.
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APPs: Owens to Maud E. Wills;Ulises Webster to Herma Ethel Wills;
    GARFIELD BIRTHS Rbt C to Rbt E and May Elsensohn Wills; male 2 Apr 191 to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills (this is Ronald); 2 Jul 1912, male, to Victor and Vertie Dewalt Wills;
    GARFIELD CO MARRIAGE APP - Luther N. Williams to Lizzie Dixon.
    GARFIELD CO CENSUS 1887 -Wills;
    NEWSPAPER: WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT- Died- Jasper Williams, Sanord Williams
    NEWSPAPER: EAST WASHINGTON - married Jennie Flemming; Nicholas C. Williams obit; Catherine B Martin Williams obit;
    NEWSPAPER: COLUMBIA COUNTY, Robt Wills to visit MO; MacMaster married to Jennie Wills
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F395  Group Sheet

    Family Elvira Jane Banta,   b. 14 May 1864, , , Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1922, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married After 1914 
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F3834  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1854 - , Chariton, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1878 - Pataha Flat Cemetery, Pataha Flat, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1889 - Whitman, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1906 - Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 09 May 1910 - 09 May 1910 - Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Jan 1920 - 10 Jan 1920 - West Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - East Washingtonian newspaper, see image - Dec 1924 - Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1924 - Pataha Flat Cemetery, Pataha Flat, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Dec 1924 - Deadman Gulch, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Wills. William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    Wills. William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    This photo is a tin type photo, actually on a metal backing used during the 1850's to early 1900's. People like them as they were durable enough to send through the mail.
    Wills. William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    Wills. William Joseph Wills 1854-1924
    About 1882. Son of Robert Hodge and Sarah Frances Breeze Wills. Father of Maud Estella Wills, Urias Victor Wills, Herma Ethel Wills

    Histories
    History: William Joseph Wills 1854-1927
    History: William Joseph Wills 1854-1927
    Complied by Eleanor Wills Love (20 Nov 1962 9070 SW Woodside Drive Portland Oregon), Granddaughter. Later research found the other wives: Mary Ish (2nd) married in 13 Jun 1889 in Missouri (she is on 1900 census living with her ister Laura Ish Priest in Garfield County)-this marriage ended in divorce. 3rd Marriage to Mary Votaw married 3 Oct 1906 in Asotin, Asotin, Washington. She died 16 May 1914 and is buried in the Asotin Cemetery and on 1910 census, Wm Joseph had noted 2 previous marriages, she had one, they had been married 3 years. Wm Joseph Wills must of married the 4th time to an Elvira J. (or Eloise)as listed on 1920 census as living in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington

  • Sources 
    1. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      W.J. Wills was born Sept. 7th, 1854 in Charitan County, Mo.

    2. [S61] Ancestry.Com, Generations Network, Inc, (Ancestry.com.[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), 1910 US Federal:Roll: T624_1653; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 333 (Reliability: 3), 16 Apr 2009.
      This is wife: Mary Votaw.

    3. [S61] Ancestry.Com, Generations Network, Inc, (Ancestry.com.[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), 1920 US Federal Census:Roll: T625_1920; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 704. (Reliability: 3), 16 Apr 2009.
      This is the 4th wife. Would have married after 1910

    4. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      W.J. Wills, died Dec. 5th, 1924. Age 70 yr. 2 mo. 28 days. Buried in family lot, Pataha Flat Cemetery.

    5. [S100] Find A Grave, Created by: Peggy Meinecke Keeton Record added: Jul 01, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 38957111 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2011.

    6. [S62] FamlySearch Labs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, 15 Apr 2009.

    7. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      W.J.Wills, died-Dec. 5th, 1924. age 70 yrs, 2 mo., 28 days

    8. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      R.H Wills & S. F. Breeze were married Mch.8th 1849

    9. [S61] Ancestry.Com, Generations Network, Inc, (Ancestry.com.[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 Name: Robert Hoop Wills Marriage Date: 8 Mar 1849 Marriage Location: Chariton, Missouri Marriage County: Chariton Spouse Name: Sarah Frances Breeze (Reliability: 2), 30 Apr 2009.
      Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
      Name: Robert Hoop Wills
      Marriage Date: 8 Mar 1849
      Marriage Location: Chariton, Missouri
      Marriage County: Chariton
      Spouse Name: Sarah Frances Breeze




    10. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      This certifies that the Rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between Wm. J. Wills, of Columbia Co. Wash. T. and Millie Williams of Columbia Co., Wash. T. on Oct. 3rd 1878 at the home of the bride by Rev H.W. Eagan of Walla Walla. Witness-Rev. J.E. Edmiston, Dayton. Witness- Elder Sanford Bramlett,Dayton

    11. [S134] Archives.com, Washington, County Marriage Records 1865-2004 (Reliability: 3), 10 Mr 2014.

    12. [S92] Bible Records of W.J. Wills (Reliability: 3), 16 Jan 1981.
      Wm. J. Wills and Mary Votaw were married A.D., Oct. 3rd 1906 at Asotin, Wash.