Merritt Willis

25 July 1851–3 February 1828
Dorchester, Thames Centre, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Merritt

When Merritt Willis was born on 25 July 1851, in Dorchester, Thames Centre, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Willis, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Staley, was 20. He lived in South Dorchester, Elgin, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 3 February 1828, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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William Willis
Hannah Staley
Merritt Willis
Theodore Willis
Peter Willis
George Willis
Margaret Willis

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Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Merritt Willis in household of Peter Young, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Merritt Willis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Merit Willes, "Canada Census, 1851"

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