Josie Margaret Willets

24 June 1886–July 1969 (Age 83)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Josie Margaret

Josie Margaret Willets was born on 24 June 1886, in Indiana, United States as the daughter of Jeremiah Willets. She died in July 1969, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jeremiah Willets
1762–1830
Josie Margaret Willets
1886–1969

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Willets

    Male1762–1830Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 20

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Willetts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Josie Margaret Willets - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Josie Margaret Willets

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.