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Merry Louise Willis James

Birth
Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
Death
16 Jun 1952 (aged 86)
Meridian, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot
Section H - Lot 599
Memorial ID
92978408 View Source

Daughter of Thomas and Mary/Merry Willis

She married James Monroe on October 12, 1885, in Lansing, Michigan. They were the parents of:

Alta Monroe 1888 - (Charles Burt Clark)

She married Albert A. James on April 22, 1916 in Lansing, Ingham Co., MI

Michigan Marriage Record
Name: Mary Willis
Gender: Female
Race: Brown
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birth Place: Mason, Michigan
Marriage Date: 12 Oct 1885
Marriage Place: Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, USA
Age: 20
Residence Place: Mason, Michigan
Spouse: James Monroe
Record Number: 1019
Film: 29
Film Description: 1885 Alcona - 1885 Lapeer

Michigan Marriage Record
Name: Mary L Munroe
[Mary L Willis]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Year: abt 1868
Birth Place: Mason
Marriage Date: 22 Apr 1916
Marriage Place: Lansing, Michigan, USA
Age: 48
Residence Place: Lansing
Father: Willis
Spouse: Albert James
Record Number: 8635
Film: 128
Film Description: 1916 Genesee - 1916 Kalkaska

1952 Seeking Michigan Death Certificate 005237581_02684

Title 005237581_02684
County Ingham
City/village/township Meridian Lansing
Last Name James
Given Name Mary Louise
Death Year 1952
Death Month Jun
Death Day 16
Birth Year 1865
Age 86
Father's Given Name Thomas
Father's Last Name Willis
Mother's Given Name Mary
Mother's Last Name Demis
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1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Willis
Age: 15
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1880: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's name: Mary Willis
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: At Home
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Willis 57
Mary Willis 15
James Willis 22
Henry Willis 19

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Monroe
Age: 25
Birth Date: Oct 1864
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1900: Mason Ward 2, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: James Monroe
Marriage Year: 1886
Years Married: 14
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother: number of living children: 1
Mother: How many children: 1
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Monroe 38
Mary Monroe 25
Alta Monroe 12

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary James
Age: 52
Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1920: Lansing Ward 1, Ingham, Michigan
Street: Cleveland
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Albert James
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Able to Speak English: Yes
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert James 49
Mary James 52

Daughter of Thomas and Mary/Merry Willis

She married James Monroe on October 12, 1885, in Lansing, Michigan. They were the parents of:

Alta Monroe 1888 - (Charles Burt Clark)

She married Albert A. James on April 22, 1916 in Lansing, Ingham Co., MI

Michigan Marriage Record
Name: Mary Willis
Gender: Female
Race: Brown
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birth Place: Mason, Michigan
Marriage Date: 12 Oct 1885
Marriage Place: Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, USA
Age: 20
Residence Place: Mason, Michigan
Spouse: James Monroe
Record Number: 1019
Film: 29
Film Description: 1885 Alcona - 1885 Lapeer

Michigan Marriage Record
Name: Mary L Munroe
[Mary L Willis]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Year: abt 1868
Birth Place: Mason
Marriage Date: 22 Apr 1916
Marriage Place: Lansing, Michigan, USA
Age: 48
Residence Place: Lansing
Father: Willis
Spouse: Albert James
Record Number: 8635
Film: 128
Film Description: 1916 Genesee - 1916 Kalkaska

1952 Seeking Michigan Death Certificate 005237581_02684

Title 005237581_02684
County Ingham
City/village/township Meridian Lansing
Last Name James
Given Name Mary Louise
Death Year 1952
Death Month Jun
Death Day 16
Birth Year 1865
Age 86
Father's Given Name Thomas
Father's Last Name Willis
Mother's Given Name Mary
Mother's Last Name Demis
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1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Willis
Age: 15
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1880: Mason, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's name: Mary Willis
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: At Home
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Willis 57
Mary Willis 15
James Willis 22
Henry Willis 19

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Monroe
Age: 25
Birth Date: Oct 1864
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1900: Mason Ward 2, Ingham, Michigan
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: James Monroe
Marriage Year: 1886
Years Married: 14
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother: number of living children: 1
Mother: How many children: 1
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Monroe 38
Mary Monroe 25
Alta Monroe 12

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary James
Age: 52
Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1920: Lansing Ward 1, Ingham, Michigan
Street: Cleveland
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Albert James
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Able to Speak English: Yes
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert James 49
Mary James 52


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