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William Willetts
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1863, England
Death: Jul. 1, 1940
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

The Rock Island Argus, Monday 1 July 1940, page 9
William Willetts William Willetts, 76, of 2037 Thirtieth street, died at 7 o'clock this morning in St Anthony's hospital after a month's illness. He had resided in Rock Island the last 28 years.
Mr Willetts was born Dec 18, 1863, in England, a son of Mr and Mrs Edward Willetts. He came to this country with his parents when an infant. He was reared and educated in Kewanee, Ill., and resided there until moving to Rock Island in 1912.
He married Miss Margaret Ann Davis, Oct 25, 1884, at Lucas, Iowa. After her death in 1917 he married Mrs Rachel Barnett June 23, 1918, at Rock Island.
He was a boilermaker by trade. He had operated a filling station at Ninth street and Forty-fifth avenue until a year ago.
He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Surviving are his widow; five sons, H A and Clarence D Willetts, Rock Island, Floyd of Galesburg, Ed of Moline, Will of Indianapolis, Ind., and John Willetts of Racine , Wis., a daughter Mrs Forrest Cooksey, Galesburg; two brother Edward of Knoxville, Iowa, and John Willetts of Philadelphia, Pa; two sister Mrs Sarah Mooney and Mrs Hannah Shakespeare, both of Independence, Iowa; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The body is at the Knox mortuary pending funeral arrangements.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Margaret Ann Davis Willetts (1867 - 1917)
  Rachel Jane Perkins Willetts (1865 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Bernard Lee Willetts (1934 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chippiannock Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 17, 2010
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