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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Josiah James Willard

Male 1842 - 1884  (41 years)


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  • Name Josiah James Willard 
    Born 26 Nov 1842  Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 11 May 1884  Atlanta, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21001  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father Levi Willard,   b. 4 Nov 1802, Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1884, Springfield, Clark, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sarah Phipps Allen,   b. 17 Jul 1810, Bakersfield, Franklin, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1847, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married May 1835  Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F6553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jessie Candler,   b. 14 Jan 1845, Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1921, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 11 May 1871  Carroll County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Samuel Levi Willard,   b. 6 Sep 1874, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Jessie Candler Willard,   b. 12 Jun 1876, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1953, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Josiah James Willard,   b. 10 Oct 1878, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1970, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
     4. Florence Candler Willard,   b. 18 Apr 1882, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1957, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mary Brain Willard,   b. 24 Nov 1883, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1912, Merchantville, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F6551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1842 - Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1871 - Carroll County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 May 1884 - Atlanta, Dekalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S322] Willard Genealogy : Sequel to Willard Memoir, Charles Henry Pope, ed., (Boston, Mass: The Willard Family Association, 1915), 489-90.

    2. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia; Roll: 148; Page: 417D; Enumeration District: 100.
      Name: Josiah Willard
      Age: 35
      Birth Date: Abt 1845
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA
      Street: Peachtree Street
      House Number: 261
      Dwelling Number: 23
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Jesse Willard
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Carpenter

      Household Members:

      Josiah Willard 35
      Jesse Willard 28
      Jessee C. Willard 6
      Samuel K. Willard 3
      Joseph Willard 1


    3. [S322] Willard Genealogy : Sequel to Willard Memoir, Charles Henry Pope, ed., (Boston, Mass: The Willard Family Association, 1915), 323.

    4. [S466] Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).
      Name: Levi Willard
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Sarah P. Allen
      Marriage Date: 1 May 1835
      City: Athol
      County: Worchester
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0823736.

    5. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).