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Harriett Drury Willits
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1806
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1851
Wayne County
Indiana, USA

Harriett Drury was born around Jan 9 - 12, 1806. She was the daughter of Edward and Jane (Burns) Drury-Willits. Harriett married Eli Willits on 4/13/1826 in Wayne County, Indiana.

Celicia J., b. 1830, d. 1850
John Burns, b. abt 1832
Maria A. (Elvira), born 1836
Clarinda V., b. 1839 d. 1853
James N.(Leslie), b. 1846
Orr, b. abt 1847

Harriett died April 11, 1851, and is buried in the Franklin Cemetery in Wayne County, Indiana.

After the death of their mother, the children of Eli and Harriett Willits were raised by Levi Willits, son of William & Mary Willits, grandson of Isaac & Elizabeth Willits, and Jesse Willits' nephew. The History of Mercer County, 1882 tells us Levi raised Harriett's four children. Levi Willits was married to Harriett Drury's sister Clarinda Drury, so there was a double family connection.

Daughter Maria Elvira Willits married Anthony Burdick 6/21/1858 in Mercer County.

Son John Burns Willits had married Amanda Boyd, daughter of James and Hester (Ruby) Boyd on 1/1/1855 in Wayne County, Indiana. John and Amanda Willits are buried in the Aledo Cemetery in Mercer County. Amanda was the half sister of the Caroline (Boyd) O'Neil who married John's father Eli as second wife.

Family links: 
  Edward Drury (1776 - 1829)
  Jane Burns Drury - Willits (1790 - 1878)
  Eli Willits (1800 - 1851)*
  John Burns Willits (1832 - 1888)*
  Harriett Drury Willits (1806 - 1851)
  William Drury (1809 - 1897)*
  Clarinda Drury Willits (1811 - 1896)*
  Chariah Drury Willits (1813 - 1850)*
  Cecelia Drury (1816 - 1822)*
  Margaret Drury (1818 - 1832)*
  Courtney Drury (1820 - 1892)*
  Maria Drury (1823 - 1833)*
  Nancy Theresa Drury Thompson (1825 - 1847)*
  Edward Drury (1827 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Franklin Cemetery
Milton (Wayne County)
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Jamie Dawn Paul
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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Harriett <i>Drury</i> Willits
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