Sarah Willis

Femalefrom about 1750 to 1760–10 February 1841

Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Willis was born from about 1750 to 1760, in Tombrack, County Wexford, Ireland as the daughter of Samuel Willis. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Edward Danby. She died on 10 February 1841, in Lansdowne, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America.

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Edward Danby
Sarah Willis
Thomas Danby
Samuel Danby
Eleanor Danby
Joseph Henry Danby

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    1787 · Historical Quote

    Age 37

    In the fall of 1787, Oliver Landon, a United Empire Loyalist, was the first settler to travel west by wagon through the bush from Montreal. The St Lawrence River provided transportation routes for goods and people at that time, but Mr. Landon braved the wilderness and brought his family to settle in this area.

    1791 · Upper Canada

    Age 41

    Upper Canada 1792 divides Ontario into 19 counties. On September 17 the first Parliament [sic] of Upper Canada assembled.


    Age 48

    Battle of Antrim.

    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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