Elli Wills

1838–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elli

When Elli Wills was born in 1838, his father, Leroy C. Wills, was 31 and his mother, Mary Polly Bledsoe, was 27. He lived in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Leroy C. Wills
1807–1889
Mary Polly Bledsoe
1811–
John C. Wills
1836–1883
Elli Wills
1838–
Mary H. Wills
1850–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 12

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Will .2 German: patronymic from any of the Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Eli T Wills in household of John C Wills, "United States Census, 1870"

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