Joseph Sevey Willis

Male10 August 1904–March 1974

Brief Life History of Joseph Sevey

When Joseph Sevey Willis was born on 10 August 1904, in Burton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Willis, was 33 and his mother, Rosa May Sevy, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Betty Marie McCoy. He lived in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Lake, California, United States in 1950. He died in March 1974, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Joseph Sevey Willis
Betty Marie McCoy
Rosemary G Willis

Sources (10)

  • Joe S Willis, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sevy Joseph Willis, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Joseph Sever Willis, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Children (1)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Twin Falls was incorporated as a city 12 April 1905.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

variant of Will with genitival -s. This surname represents a retention of the second syllable, introduced by the addition of the Middle English genitival suffix -es, which would have been pronounced in the Middle English period. Compare Wills . In some cases the name is a variant of Willey , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

variant of Willows .


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

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