Marion Valentine Wills

7 October 1895–3 March 1967 (Age 71)
Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marion Valentine

When Marion Valentine Wills was born on 7 October 1895, in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Francis Marion Wills, was 30 and his mother, Cora Ella Jacob, was 28. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Sybil Katherine Brown. He lived in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States for about 57 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 3 March 1967, in Newport, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Valentine Wills
1895–1967
Sybil Katherine Brown
1899–1990
Thomas L Wills
1926–
Elizabeth Ann Wills
1930–2015

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Thomas L Wills

    Male1926–Male

    Elizabeth Ann Wills

    Female1930–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Will .2 German: patronymic from any of the Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Valentine M Wills in household of Francis M Wills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marion Wills, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion V Wills, "United States Census, 1940"

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