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
Elizabeth E Wills
Marriage: 26 October 1869
Howard Wills Evans

Spouse and Children

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


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Wills M.D.


    Sarah Edge Hannum




    Sarah Ann Wills



    Ellen Wills


    Morgan Reese Wills


    Edward Smith Wills


+9 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 3

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

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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