Arthur Allison WILLS

Male 1868 - 1952  (83 years)


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  • Name Arthur Allison WILLS 
    Born 1 May 1868  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1952  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2281  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2014 

    Father Ruel WILLS,   b. 22 Mar 1823, Belgrade, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1903, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Esther Thayer CORLISS,   b. 17 Apr 1838, Hartford, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1891, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1870 census of Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 2 June 1870:

      - Wills, Ruel, age 47, occupation Farming, real estate value $1,000, personal property $750, born Maine.
      - Wills, Esther T., age 32, occupation Keeping House, born Maine.
      - Wills, Lewis H., age 6, occupation At Home, born Maine.
      - Wills, Carrie E., age 4, occupation At Home, born Maine.
      - Wills, Fred I., age 3, occupation At Home, born Maine.
      - Wills, Arthur A., age 2, occupation At Home, born Maine.
      - Davis, Didama, age 67, occupation Retired Housewife, born Maine.

    • 1880 census of Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 18 June 1880:

      - Wills, Reul, age 56, occupation Farmer, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Esther T., age 42, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Lewis H., age 16, son, occupation Works On Farm, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Carrie E., age 14, daughter, occupation At School, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Elmer E., age 9, son, occupation At School, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Albert S., age 7, son, occupation At School, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Perley E., age 4, son, occupation At Home, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Earnest R., age 4 months, son, occupation At Home, born December in Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1900 census of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 1-2 June 1900:

      - Wills, Arthur, age 32, married 6 years, born May 1868 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Grocer.
      - Wills, Edith A., age 30, wife, married 6 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born April 1870 in Maine, both parents born England.
      - Wills, Esther G., age 4, daughter, born March 1896 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation At School.
      - Wills, Ruel, age 76, father, widowed, born March 1824 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation is blank.

    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet

    Family Edith Ann SCOTT,   b. 18 Apr 1870, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1954, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1893  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 1-2 June 1900:

      - Wills, Arthur, age 32, married 6 years, born May 1868 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Grocer.
      - Wills, Edith A., age 30, wife, married 6 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born April 1870 in Maine, both parents born England.
      - Wills, Esther G., age 4, daughter, born March 1896 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation At School.
      - Wills, Ruel, age 76, father, widowed, born March 1824 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation is blank.

    • 1910 census of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 15 April 1910:

      - Wills, Arthur, age 42, first marriage, married 16 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Wholesale Tobacco.
      - Wills, Edith, age 39, wife, first marriage, married 16 years, mother of 3 children, 3 children still living, born Maine, both parents born England.
      - Wills, Esther, age 14, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Muriel, age 8, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Allison, age 4, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1920 census of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 14 January 1920:

      - Wills, Arthur A., age 51, owns the home, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Cigar Shop, Own Shop.
      - Wills, Edith, age 49, wife, born Maine, both parents born England.
      - Wills, Muriel, age 18, daughter, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Allison, age 14, son, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1930 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 15 April 1930:

      - Wills, Arthur A., age 61, owns the home, home value $10,000, first married age 25, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Carpenter, Window Frames.
      - Wills, Edith A., age 59, wife, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born England.
      - Wills, A. Allison, age 24, son, single, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Jones, Esther W., age 34, daughter, widowed, first married age 23, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Jones, Edith N.S., age 6, granddaughter, born New Jersey, both parents born Maine.
      - Jones, Rachel W., age 3 years 8 months, granddaughter, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Jones, Linwood H., age 2 years 5 months, grandson, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1940 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 8 April 1940:

      - Willis, Arthur, age 70, owns the home, home value $3,600, completed 8 years of education, born Maine, occupation Cabinet Maker, Box Factory.
      - Willis, Edith A., age 70, wife, completed 8 years of education, born Maine.
      - Jones, Esther, age 44, daughter, widowed, completed 4 years of college, born Maine.
      - Jones, Rachel, age 16, granddaughter, completed 2 years of high school, born Maine.
      - Jones, Linwood, age 13, grandson, completed 9 years of education, born Maine.
      - Jones, Edith, age 12, granddaughter, completed 7 years of education, born New Jersey.

      All persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Esther G. WILLS,   b. 27 Mar 1896, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1988, Oceanside, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Frances Muriel WILLS,   b. 4 Jun 1901, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1994, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Arthur Allison WILLS, Jr.,   b. 29 Oct 1905, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1977, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F27405  Group Sheet

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