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
1747–1794
Deborah Blood
Marriage: 30 December 1772
Elias Willard
1773–
Amanda Willard
1781–
James Willoughby Willard
1775–1852
Felina Willard
1777–
Roswell Willard
1779–1815
Salmon Willard
1786–1854

Spouse and Children

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

(6)

    Elias Willard

    Male1773–Male

    Male1775–1852Male

    Felina Willard

    Female1777–Female

    Roswell Willard

    Male1779–1815Male

    Amanda Willard

    Female1781–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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.

Possible Related Names

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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