When Sophia Willis was born on 22 March 1789, in Wiltshire, England, her father, Giles Willis, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Newman, was 37. She married Robert Smart on 18 June 1810, in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Saint George the Martyr Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881.
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 .
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