John Franklin Willett

27 October 1854–17 March 1934 (Age 79)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Franklin

When John Franklin Willett was born on 27 October 1854, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Richard Parsons Willett, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Ann Barr, was 22. He married Virginia "Jennie" Banks on 19 October 1869. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 March 1934, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Willett
1854–1934
Virginia "Jennie" Banks
1847–1884
Marriage: 19 October 1869
Oscar Samuel Willett
1870–
Mary Eva Elizabeth Willett
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1869
children

(2)

    Oscar Samuel Willett

    Male1870–Male

    Mary Eva Elizabeth Willett

    Female1872–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Robert Thornberry Willett

    Male1852–1875Male

    Martha Ann Willett

    Female1853–1942Female

    Male1854–1934Male

    Sarah Benson Willett

    Female1856–1928Female

    Richard Consontine Willett

    Male1859–1859Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1860: Montana, Kansas Territory, United States; 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1861: Colorado Territory, United States; 1861: Jefferson, Colorado Territory, United States; 1876: Jefferson, Colorado, United States
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Will 1.2 Americanized form of French Ouellette .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J F Willet, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Willet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John F Willett, "United States Census, 1930"

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