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Dr William Henry Willbanks
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1832
Jackson County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1901
Hill County
Texas, USA

William Henry Willbanks was born January 28, 1832 in Jackson County, Georgia. He was the youngest son of Richard Willbanks and Nancy Sanders.

William Henry married first to Abigail A. Hamilton in July of 1854. In 1855 he attended Atlanta Medical College, graduating September 1, 1855. This was the first graduating class of this college and had a total of 31 graduates. Abigail died September 5, 1865.

William Henry married Charity Myers September 23, 1866 in LaFayette, Walker County, Georgia. Charity was the daughter of William Myers and Lydia Jackson. William and Lydia were cousins and were both grandchildren of Edward Jackson, a Soldier of the Revolution.

Shortly after their marriage, William Henry and Charity moved to Hill County, Texas where he was a practicing physician and also a farmer. William Henry and Charity had 8 children: Ida, Lee, Cleo, Nettie, May, Bell, Dote, and Byrd.

William Henry died July 18, 1901 and Charity died April 4, 1916. They are buried near each other in the Derden Cemetery, Hill County, Texas.

My Great Great Grandfather. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Willbanks (1805 - 1884)
  Nancy Sanders Willbanks (1808 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Charity Myers Willbanks (1845 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Ida Willbanks Edge (1867 - 1903)*
  Cleo Willbanks (1872 - 1894)*
  Nettie Willbanks McDuff (1875 - 1968)*
  May Willbanks (1878 - 1946)*
  Bell Willbanks (1880 - 1964)*
  Dote Willbanks (1883 - 1946)*
  Byrd Willbanks (1889 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen Garrett Willbanks (1825 - 1911)*
  Sarah Ann Elizabeth Willbanks Conley (1829 - 1928)*
  William Henry Willbanks (1832 - 1901)
  Nancy Caroline Willbanks Clements (1834 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Derden Cemetery
Derden
Hill County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Dena Burnum
Record added: Dec 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23294028
Dr William Henry Willbanks
Added by: Dena Burnum
 
Dr William Henry Willbanks
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- Dena Burnum
 Added: May. 28, 2009

- Roy L. Burnum
 Added: May. 28, 2009

- Dena Burnum
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