Sophia Willis

Female22 March 1789–

Brief Life History of Sophia

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.

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Robert Smart
Sophia Willis
Marriage: 18 June 1810
Hester Smart
Henry Thomas Smart
John Smart

Sources (14)

  • Sophia Willis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sophia Willis, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Sophia Willis, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1810Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 12

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 26

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 34

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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