Marion Valentine Wills

Male7 October 1895–3 March 1967

Brief Life History 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 3 sons and 2 daughters 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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Marion Valentine Wills
Sybil Katherine Brown
Robert Francis Wills
Thomas Lee Wills
James Walter Wills
Elizabeth Ann Wills
Sybil Jayne Wills

Sources (16)

  • Marion V Wills, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Valentine M. Wills, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Marion Valetine Wills, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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

English and German: variant of Will with genitival -s.

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

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