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Rachel Ann Conner Willits
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Birth: May 14, 1860
Marion
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1936
Skiatook
Osage County
Oklahoma, USA

"History of the Cherokee Nation" by Emmet Starr states, page 601:
Thomas Jefferson son of Carter Blacksone(?) and Ester Jane (Piblow?) Tyner was born March 1, 1878. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and Friends Mission at Skiatook. Married April 27, 1914 Carrie, daughter of Geo. W. Willits and Rachel (Connor) Willits born December 23, 1883 in Wise County, Texas.
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1870 United States Federal Census about Rachel Conner
Name: Rachel Conner
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Age in 1870: 8
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1870: Pleasant, Grant County, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Marion
Household Members: Name Age
David Conner 30 Actually 42
Angeline Conner 20 Actually 30
Mary E Conner 13
James Conner 10
Rachel Conner 8 actually 10
George W Conner 7
Colista J Conner 5
Ida M Conner 2
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1880 United States Federal Census about Rachel A. Willits
Name: Rachel A. Willits
Home in 1880: Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse's Name: Geo. W.
Father's birthplace: Indiana
Mother's birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors:
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Geo. W. Willits 26
Rachel A. Willits 20
Jacob J. Willits 2
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1900 United States Federal Census about R A Willet
Name: R A Willet
Home in 1900: Township 23, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
Age: 40
Birthplace: Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Wife
Household Members: Name Age
G W Willet 48
R A Willet 40
Carrie Willet 16
Thomas Willet 13
Lewis Willet 12
George Willet 10
Lillie Willet 9
Fred Willet 6
Jennie Willet 4
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1910 United States Federal Census about Rachel Willits
Name: Rachel Willits
Age in 1910: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: Indiana
Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
Spouse's Name: G W
Home in 1910: Vera, Washington, Oklahoma
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
G W Willits 55
Rachel Willits 49
Lillie Willits 19
Thub Willits 16
Jamie Willits 14
Unice Willits 6
Thomas Tyner 31
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1920 United States Federal Census about Rachel Willits
Name: Rachel Willits
Home in 1920: Vera, Washington, Oklahoma
Age: 59 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: New York
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: George W
Father's Birth Place: Indiana
Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 553
Household Members: Name Age
George W Willits 70
Rachel Willits 59
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Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 about Rachel Willits
Name: Rachel Willits
Census Date: 1 Mar 1885
Residence County: Wabaunsee
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Newbury
Birth Location: Indiana
Family Number: 176
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Female
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Race: White
Line: 30
Roll: KS1885_138
Household Member(s): Name Age
G W Willits 31
Rachel Willits 25
Jacob Willits 7
Chas Willits 4
Carrie Willits 1
Wm W Lewis 48
Jacob Barber 25
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 Parents:
  David Conner (1836 - 1893)
  Angeline McClure Conner (1836 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  George W. Willits (1854 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Charles H Willits (1880 - 1956)*
  Carolyn Longshore Willits Tyner (1883 - 1964)*
  Jennie Willits McMurtrie (1895 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: buried near Thomas J Tyner
 
Burial:
Hillside Mission Cemetery
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: In South Side Section 2, Row 5 [Running N to S] It is listed as "Family Plot"
 
Maintained by: Curtis Huffman
Originally Created by: Richard Moberly
Record added: Mar 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35018353
Rachel Ann <i>Conner</i> Willits
Added by: Laura Goumaz Flebbe
 
Rachel Ann <i>Conner</i> Willits
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Added by: KRISTY FOX
 
 
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A special note of THANKS to Richard Moberly for establishing this Memorial Page and to Laura Flebbe for these great photos...
- Dennis Ward
 Added: Jul. 3, 2009
 
 
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