Winneford Willis

from 1813 to 1815–1886 (Age 73)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Winneford

When Winneford Willis was born from 1813 to 1815, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Willis, was 21 and her mother, Frances Welborn, was 18. She married Giles O'Sullivan on 10 February 1831, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. She lived in Liberty Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. She died in 1886, at the age of 73.

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Giles O'Sullivan
Winneford Willis
Marriage: 10 February 1831

Spouse and Children

    Giles O'Sullivan



10 February 1831
Hancock, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Age 8

Missouri is the 24th state
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 21

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Winniford Newman in household of James Newman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Winefry Newman in household of James Newman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Winny Willis, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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