Francis Willoughby Willard

about 1747–1794 (Age 47)
Charlestown, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Francis Willoughby

When Francis Willoughby Willard was born about 1747, in Charlestown, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joseph Willard Rev, was 24 and his mother, Hulda Willard, was 15. He married Deborah Blood on 30 December 1772, in Acworth, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1790 and Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1830. He died in 1794, in Charlestown, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Francis Willoughby Willard
Deborah Blood
Marriage: 30 December 1772
Elias Willard
Amanda Willard
James Willoughby Willard
Felina Willard
Roswell Willard
Salmon Willard

Spouse and Children

30 December 1772
Acworth, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States


    Elias Willard



    Felina Willard


    Roswell Willard


    Amanda Willard


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 29

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 39

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt ( see Willert ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Willoughby Willard, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Francis Willoughby, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • T Willoughby Willard in entry for Filena Willard, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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