Avery A. Wills

14 October 1903–9 May 1944 (Age 40)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Avery A.

When Avery A. Wills was born on 14 October 1903, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, his father, Drury M Wills, was 31 and his mother, Barbara Laticia Limbaugh, was 33. He lived in Apple Creek, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 9 May 1944, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Drury M Wills
1872–1952
Barbara Laticia Limbaugh
1870–1949
Otis J. Wills
1900–1936
Avery A. Wills
1903–1944

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Otis J. Wills

    Male1900–1936Male

    Male1903–1944Male

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Avery A Wills in household of D M Wills, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Avel A Wills in household of Drury M Wills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Avery Wills in household of D M Wills, "United States Census, 1940"

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