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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Family Time Line

William Willis
1824–1887
Hannah Staley
1831–1862
Merritt Willis
1851–1828
Theodore Willis
1853–1925
Peter Willis
1856–
George Willis
1859–
Margaret Willis
1862–1863

Parents and Siblings

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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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