Rev Joseph Edgar Willey

Rev Joseph Edgar Willey

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 21 Apr 1922 (aged 82)
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 25718551 · View Source
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Joseph and Mary got married in 1861. They had 4 children: Eugene S., Regina, Barrett Conner and Joseph E. Willey.

Joseph was a Methodist Minister. He started the Broad Street Park Methodist Church in Trenton, New Jersey.


The following obituary for Joseph was published in the Trenton Evening Times on April 21, 1922.

REV. J. E. WILLEY DEAD AT 82 YEARS

Eugene S. Willey, One Of His Sons, Is Seriously Ill.

Following a long illness, the Rev. Joseph E. WIlley, retired Methodist minister, and an old resident of this city, died this morning at the home of his son, B. Conner WIlley, 1830 South Broad Street.

Mr. Willey, who was 82 years old, had been a resident of this vicinity practically all his life. He had been living retired for the past 15 years, having resigned the pastorate of the Pearsonville M. E. Church at that time. He was a member of Meni Lodge, No. 217, I. O. O. F., abd Cocur de Lion Encampment, No. 16, Knights of Hospitallers.

He is survived by three sons, B. Conner Willey, Eugene S. Willey, well-known lumber dealer of Broad Street Park, who is seriously ill at his home, and J. Edgar Willey; one brother, Sylvester Willey, and three sisters, Miss Sarah A. Willey, Mrs. Emma Stout and Mrs. Charles H. Camp, of Florence, N. J.

The funeral will be held from the home of his son, B. Conner Willey, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services will be conducted in the Broad Street Park M. E. Church at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Oliver A. Lee, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will be in Colonial Cemetery, under direction of Poulson & Van Hise.


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  • Created by: Sharri Bodnar
  • Added: 3 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25718551
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Joseph Edgar Willey (Dec 1839–21 Apr 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25718551, citing Colonial Memorial Park, Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Sharri Bodnar (contributor 46908174) .