Samuel Ross Willoughby

12 May 1861–29 March 1946 (Age 84)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Samuel Ross

When Samuel Ross Willoughby was born on 12 May 1861, in Mississippi, United States, his father, William Marion Willoughby, was 27 and his mother, Mary Narcissus Sistrunk, was 30. He married Matilda Madeline Moore in 1881, in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Beat 3, Pike, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years and Beat 4, Walthall, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 March 1946, in Sartinville, Walthall, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sartinville, Walthall, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ross Willoughby
1861–1946
Matilda Madeline Moore
1861–1922
Marriage: 1881
Willie Willoughby
1882–1932
Lillian Willoughby
1884–1971
Lela Willoughby
1886–1921
Lucius Nalty Willoughby
1886–1941
Flora Willoughby
1888–1967
Hurvia Etta Willoughby
1890–1984
Fred Miller Willoughby
1892–1959
Rosa Willoughby
1895–
Walter Willoughby
1896–
Otis J. Willoughby
1899–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1881
Lawrence, Mississippi, United States
children

(10)

    Willie Willoughby

    Female1882–1932Female

    Lillian Willoughby

    Female1884–1971Female

    Lela Willoughby

    Female1886–1921Female

    Lucius Nalty Willoughby

    Male1886–1941Male

    Female1888–1967Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 16

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places called Willoughby, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Warwickshire. They are named from an Old English wilig ‘willow’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’, or perhaps in some cases from wilig + Old English bēag ‘ring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel R Willoughby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Willoughby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Saml R Willoughby in household of Wm Willoughby, "United States Census, 1870"

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