James Willis

Birth
Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Death 13 Dec 1953 (aged 93–94)
Meridian, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section N - Lot 1439
Memorial ID 47404103 · View Source
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Son of Thomas and Mary Willis - Married three times - Husband of Etta (Parker) Willis, Harriet Willis and Kesiah Willis
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1870 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
Age in 1870: 10
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Vevay, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mason
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Willis 45
Mary Willis 52
Mahaly Willis 13
James Willis 10
Henry Willis 8
Mary Willis 4

1880 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1880: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Name: Mary Willis
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Willis 57
Mary Willis 15
James Willis 22
Henry Willis 19
Phelia Lyons 18

1900 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
[James Willie]
Age: 39
Birth Date: Nov 1860
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1900: Vevay, Ingham, Michigan
[Ingham]
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Ester Willis
Marriage Year: 1889
Years Married: 11
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Willis 39
Ester Willis 40
Elza Newman 30

1920 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1920: Mason Ward 1, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Harriett E Willis
Father's Birthplace: United States of America
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Willis 62
Harriett E Willis 52

1930 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: Negro (Black)
[Black]
Home in 1930: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
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Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Keziah Willis
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Willis 72
Keziah Willis 75

1940 United States Federal Census
about James Willis
Name: James Willis
Age: 81
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Gender: Male
Race: Negro (Black)
Birthplace: Michigan
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
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Street: Okemos Street
House Number: 129
Inferred Residence in 1935: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 18A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 490
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Willis 81
Rose M Jrinade 65


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  • Created by: Sandra Moore
  • Added: 1 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47404103
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Willis (1859–13 Dec 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47404103, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Moore (contributor 47025864) .