George Bloomfield Willis

3 July 1852–14 August 1925 (Age 73)
West Walton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Bloomfield

When George Bloomfield Willis was born on 3 July 1852, in West Walton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Willis, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Bloomfield, was 37. He married Louise Delina Cheney on 7 January 1879, in Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1864 and lived in Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 14 August 1925, in Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Laketown Cemetery, Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bloomfield Willis
Louise Delina Cheney
Marriage: 7 January 1879
Claude George Willis
Austin Willis
John Lane Willis
Louise Willis
Joseph Cheney Willis
Elijah Cheney Willis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1879Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 32
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    variant of Will with genitival -s. This surname represents a retention of the second syllable, introduced by the addition of the Middle English genitival suffix -es, which would have been pronounced in the Middle English period. Compare Wills . In some cases the name is a variant of Willey , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.variant of Willows .English:

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

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    Story Highlight

    Candy maker

    In the ranch house down by. Big Creek was a hook in the kitchen on the east wall. He used it for pulling taffy.

    Sources (40)

    • George Willies in entry for Willies, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George Bloomfield Willis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George B Willis in entry for Joseph C Willis and Florence Storey, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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