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Willis Franklin Settle
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1826
Roseville
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1892
Russellville
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

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The second son of Felix Settle and Sarah Catlett "Sally" Smith. He learned the trade of gunsmithing from working in his father's gunship as did his brother Simon. He first made rifles on his own in Glasgow, Barren County and marked them " W.F. Settle Glasgow, Ky. and the date.

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1st wife: Elizabeth A Gadberry married March 8, 1846 in Barren Co., KY. (She died Oct. 23, 1856 in Barren Co., KY.)
2nd wife: Elizabeth Ann White married July 30, 1857 in Barren Co., KY.

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1830 United States Federal Census
Name: Felix Settle
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7

Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Barren, Kentucky
Name: Felix Settle
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 2
Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1
Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54: 1
Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
Slaves - Females - 55 thru 99: 1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 5
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 8
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 10
Total Slaves: 6
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 16

Home in 1850: Division 2, Barren, Kentucky
Willis F Settle 24 blacksmith
Eliza A Settle 24
Laura B Settle 2
John F Gadberry 20
Edward Barbour 18

Home in 1860: District 1, Barren, Kentucky
Willis F Settle 35 gunsmith
Elizth A Settle 24
Laura B Settle 12
John F Settle 10
George A Settle 6
Ben W Browning 20

Home in 1870: Russellville, Logan, Kentucky
Willis F Settle 43 -Blacksmith
Elizabeth A Settle 33
John Settle 19 gunsmith
George Settle 16
Joel B Settle 10
Willis Settle 6
Ora L Settle 4
Lillie Settle 2
Mary J Jeffries 22

Home in 1880: Russellville, Pope, Arkansas
Willis F. Settle 54 -Blacksmith
Elizabeth A. Settle 42
Willis F. Settle 16
Ora Lee Settle 14
Lillie M. Settle 11
Katie S. Settle 9
Sallie M. Settle 2

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Felix Settle (1801 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Ann Gadberry Settle (1826 - 1856)
  Elizabeth Ann White Settle (1836 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Laura Settle Depp (1848 - 1914)*
  John Settle (1851 - 1890)*
  Ora Lee Settle Meek (1866 - 1893)*
  Lillie May Settle Bernard (1868 - 1949)*
  Kate S. Settle Miller (1871 - 1923)*
  Emma Settle Tate (1880 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Simon Settle (1823 - 1871)*
  Willis Franklin Settle (1826 - 1892)
  Sarah Edna M. Settle Poynter (1838 - 1883)*
  Benjamin Settle (1840 - 1911)*
  Elizabeth Frances Settle Browning (1844 - 1917)*
  Mary Belle Settle Wilson (1847 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Russellville
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Section 1
 
Maintained by: Laura J. Stewart
Originally Created by: P. V. Hays
Record added: Jun 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71889691
Willis Franklin Settle
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Willis Franklin Settle
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- Evelyn Garcia
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014
 
 
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