Annis Willis

25 May 1794–13 March 1867 (Age 72)
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Annis

When Annis Willis was born on 25 May 1794, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Benjamin Willis lll, was 31 and her mother, Agnes Briggs, was 34. She married Justus Chapin Jr in 1814, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 13 March 1867, in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Justus Chapin Jr
1790–1869
Annis Willis
1794–1867
Marriage: 1814
Martha Chapin
1816–1870
Mary Wilder Chapin
1818–1836
Fanny Willis Chapin
1820–1871
Ezra Carpenter Chapin
1822–1870
Rebecca Webster Chapin
1825–1891
Eliza Ann Chapin
1836–1839

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1814
New Hampshire, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 14

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anis Chapin in household of Justus Chapin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Annis Chapin in household of Justice Chapin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Annis W Chapin, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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