Teresa Hill

(1799 - 1862)
     Teresa Hill was born in 1799 in Nelson County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of John Baptist Hill.
     Teresa married Richard Willett, son of George E. Willett and Elizabeth Sanders, on June 22, 1821 in Kentucky.2 Teresa died in 1862 in Union County, Kentucky.

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Union County, KentuckyRichard Willett1

Children of Teresa Hill and Richard Willett

  • John Baptist Willett b. 1822
  • Andrew Jackson Willett+ 3 b. 1824, d. 1899
  • George R. Willett b. July 2, 1824
  • Catherine Ellen Willett b. circa 1826
  • Mary Elizabeth Willett b. November 24, 1828
  • Benjamin Franklin Willett b. March 30, 1833
  • Samuel Lewis Willett b. circa 1835
  • Frances Marion Willett b. May 2, 1835
  • Patrick Alexander Hamilton Willett b. circa 1836
  • Louis Clark Willett b. March 29, 1837
  • Richard D. Willett b. March 25, 1840

Citations

  1. [S8202] The 1850 US Census for Union County, Kentucky, Dist #2, img 84/122, line 42, dwl 577, fam 577, & lines 1-10, img 85/122.
  2. [S8200] History of Union County Kentucky Evansville, Indiana: Courier Co., Printers, Binders and Engravers, 1886. Reproduction, by Unigraphic, Inc. 1975), page 861.
  3. [S8351] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Maryland Pewterer, County Clerk, Plantation Owner 1999), pg 68, Richard Willett.

Edward Willett1,2

(circa 1658 - circa June 1743)
     Edward Willett was born circa 1658 in England.2 He was the son of Edward Willett and Elizabeth Pegg.3 Edward Willett resided in Maryland in 1666; He was in Maryland as early as1666 with his Uncle William, the merchant: back to London to learn the pewterer's trade c. 1676.3 He was was pewterer at Perterer's Hall of London, England between 1681 and 1685.4 He returned to Maryland before 1692.3
     Edward married Tabitha Mills circa 1698 in Prince George's County, Maryland. Edward died circa June, 1743 in Maryland.2

Prince George Co,Md/ Rock Creek Parish copied from Dr. Crume's Records - Bardstown, Ky. Md Will Book 24 by Anna W. Burns, Filson Club, Louisville KY.

Children of Edward Willett and Tabitha Mills

  • Bridget Willett b. July 18, 1699
  • Ninian Willett b. November 30, 1701
  • Edward Jr Willett b. January 12, 1703
  • Thomas Willett b. August 9, 1708
  • Ann Willett b. circa 1712
  • William Willett+ b. circa 1715, d. 1772
  • James Willett b. circa 1717

Citations

  1. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Maryland Pewterer, County Clerk, Plantation Owner - His Ancestors and Descendants. PO Box 97, Ennis, Texas 75120: Mary Louise Donnelly, 1999).
  2. [S8350] Jr. Albert J Willett, The Willett Families of North America Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1985), p 443-445, Desc of Edward Willett 1638-1743.
  3. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Pewterer, Page 5.
  4. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Pewterer, Page 1 & 2.

William Willett1,2

(circa 1715 - 1772)
     William Willett was born circa 1715 in Prince George's County, Maryland.3 He was the son of Edward Willett and Tabitha Mills.
     William married Mary Griffith circa 1737 in Dorchester County, Maryland.2 William Willett was pewterer, planter. In the Maryland Gazette for 1 Aug 1756 and for six weeks thereafter William Willett ran an ad: William Willett, Pewterer living about 2 miles from Upper Marlborough on the Blandenburg Road now moulds old pewter at 9d per pound or will return one half good new pewter for any quantity and to be cast in what ever forms employer pleases, either flat or soup dishes, or flat or soup plates. N.B. he will wait on any employer within 20 or 30 miles to receive their old or return their new pewter, and they may depend on being served faithfully. on August 1, 1756 in Upper Marlborough, Maryland.1,4 William died in 1772 in Maryland.2 William's will was written July 10, 1772 and probated Aug 27, 1772.5,2 He was buried in Maryland.

Children of William Willett and Mary Griffith

  • Elizabeth Willett b. January 4, 1738, d. August 11, 1779
  • Edward Willett b. 1740
  • William Willett Jr. b. 1743, d. 1788
  • Verlinda Willett b. 1744, d. 1788
  • Jemima Willett b. before 1748, d. after 1788
  • Griffith Willett b. December 23, 1750, d. after 1788
  • Tabitha Willett b. before 1752, d. after 1788
  • Ann Willett b. before 1753
  • Samuel Willett b. circa 1754, d. after 1788
  • George E. Willett+ 2 b. circa 1757, d. July 6, 1811
  • John Willett b. before 1759
  • Rachel Willett b. November 17, 1762
  • Mary Willett b. before August 21, 1764
  • James Willett b. 1768

Citations

  1. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Maryland Pewterer, County Clerk, Plantation Owner - His Ancestors and Descendants. PO Box 97, Ennis, Texas 75120: Mary Louise Donnelly, 1999).
  2. [S8350] Jr. Albert J Willett, The Willett Families of North America Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1985), p 468-470, William Willett & Mary Griffith.
  3. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Pewterer, pages 1,2, 17 & 18.
  4. [S8231] Across the Years in Prince George's (MD) County , pp. 403-404.
  5. [S8228] Mary Louise Donnelly, Edward Willett, Colonial Pewterer, pp. 27, 28.