Anne Maria WILLIS

Female 1830 - 1917  (87 years)


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  • Name Anne Maria WILLIS 
    Born 30 Sep 1830  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 1 Oct 1830  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Emigration 6 Apr 1849  New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Sailed from London on the SS Westminster with her parents and siblings. 
    Age: 16 
    Died 03 Oct 1917  West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 87 
    Cause: 1. General Arteriosclerosis;2. Acute Dilation of Heart 
    Person ID I4100  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 

    Father Jarvis GAMBRELL,   b. 03 Sep 1807, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1881, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary WILLIS,   b. 25 Feb 1810, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1874, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1840  Folkestone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Histories
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    So often in the past it was the case that national, political events impacted directly on our ancestors. This is particularly the case in the Willis family in Barham in Kent. Between 1835 and 1850 four families had emigrated to the United States of America.
    Emigration
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis & Mary: Passenger List travelling to New Yor, 1849
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis & Mary: Passenger List travelling to New Yor, 1849
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Albion WILLIS,   b. Oct 1832, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1908, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 04 May 1850  West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George F WILLIS,   b. 02 Nov 1850, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936
     2. Annie Florence WILLIS,   b. 01 Mar 1859, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1863, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Family ID F1023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis  - HEADSTONE
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis - HEADSTONE
    Grave stone for Jarvis Gambrell & Mary Willis, and James A Willis & Annie Gambrell.
    Plot: B5-4

    BMD Records
    BAPTISM: WILLIS, Anna Maria - 1830
    BAPTISM: WILLIS, Anna Maria - 1830
    Anne Maria was the daughter of Mary Willis. No father is recorded, and Mary is described as a 'single woman'.
    DEATH: WILLIS, Anne Maria  - 1917
    DEATH: WILLIS, Anne Maria - 1917

    Emigration
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis & Mary: Passenger List travelling to New Yor, 1849
    GAMBRELL, Jarvis & Mary: Passenger List travelling to New Yor, 1849

  • Notes  Christened:
    • The Baptism record for Anne Maria WILLIS shows she was baptised on 1 October 1830 at Barham Parish church.

      No father is recorded, and Mary (Anne's mother) is described as a 'single woman'

    Name:
    • The Baptism record for Anne Maria WILLIS shows she was baptised on 1 October 1830 at Barham Parish church.

      No father is recorded, and Mary (Anne's mother) is described as a 'single woman'

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] Family Search, (https://www.familysearch.org/).
      "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9TPT-9DNH?cc=1928860&wc=M6S3-KM9%3A223963801%2C224737701 : 20 May 2014), Deaths > Deaths 1917 vol 93 West Bridgewater-Westborough > image 87 of 513; State Archives, Boston.

    2. [S166] Family Search, (https://www.familysearch.org/).
      "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939V-52F5-X?cc=1849782&wc=MX62-DWG%3A165751301 : 21 May 2014), 078 - 1 Apr 1849-17 Apr 1849 > image 241 of 427; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).