Elizabeth E Wills

13 November 1843–14 June 1898 (Age 54)
Downingtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth E

When Elizabeth E Wills was born on 13 November 1843, in Downingtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Wills M.D., was 45 and her mother, Sarah Edge Hannum, was 36. She married Daniel Webster Evans on 26 October 1869, in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 14 June 1898, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Webster Evans
1840–1933
Elizabeth E Wills
1843–1898
Marriage: 26 October 1869
Howard Wills Evans
1878–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1869
West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Wills M.D.

    Male1798–1871Male

    Sarah Edge Hannum

    Female1807–1883Female

siblings

(14)

    Sarah Ann Wills

    Female1828–1843Female

    Female1829–Female

    Ellen Wills

    Female1830–1925Female

    Morgan Reese Wills

    Male1831–1908Male

    Edward Smith Wills

    Male1833–1906Male

+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 20

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hills in household of Andrew Hills, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Wills in household of Andrew Wills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lizzie Evans in household of Dewinter Evans, "United States Census, 1880"

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