Ithamer Calhoun Willis

26 March 1846–24 August 1922 (Age 76)
Warsaw Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ithamer Calhoun

When Ithamer Calhoun Willis was born on 26 March 1846, in Warsaw Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Lambert T. Willis, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth King, was 19. He married Mahalia Rosada Whitbeck on 14 March 1869, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Silvis, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1922. He died on 24 August 1922, in Moline Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ithamer Calhoun Willis
1846–1922
Mahalia Rosada Whitbeck
1849–1924
Marriage: 14 March 1869
William Henry Willis
1870–1952
Arthur Edward Willis
1874–1926
James Jason Willis
1877–
Jessie May Willis
1879–1916
Clarence Willis
1881–1926
Milo Willis
1884–1907
Clyde Willis
1886–1971
Ralph Willis
1889–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 March 1869
Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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siblings

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Willys, the son of Willy, the "s" being added for sonAnglo-Saxon: Willice, willingly

Sources (3)

  • Ithamer C Willis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ithamer Willis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ithanier Willis, "United States Census, 1900"

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