George E. Willett1

(circa 1757 - 6 July 1811)
     George E. Willett was born circa 1757 in Prince George's County, Maryland, on the family estate "Bealington."1,2 He was the son of William Willett and Mary Griffith.3
     George married Elizabeth Sanders, daughter of Samuel Sanders, circa 1785 in Nelson County, Kentucky. George E. Willett was a farmer. George died on July 6, 1811 in Kentucky.4 He was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky.4

Children of George E. Willett and Elizabeth Sanders

  • Nancy Willett b. circa 1786
  • Mary Willett b. circa 1788, d. D YOUNG
  • Susan Willett b. March 14, 1792
  • John Willett b. 1794
  • Samuel Willett b. November 8, 1796
  • Griffith Willett b. October 5, 1798
  • Richard Willett+ 2 b. December 28, 1800, d. after 1886
  • James Willett b. 1802, d. DIED YOUNG
  • George W. Willett b. October 8, 1804
  • Elizabeth Willett b. circa 1806
  • Mary Eliza Willett b. circa 1808

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 549-550, George E Willett & Elizabeth Sanders.
  3. [S8350] Jr. Albert J Willett, The Willett Families of North America, p 468-470, William Willett & Mary Griffith.
  4. [S8345] Findagrave.com,, George Willett, Pioneer Cemetery, Bardstown, Kentucky.

Elizabeth Sanders1

(1768 - 25 March 1814)
     Elizabeth Sanders was born in 1768 in Virginia.2,3 She was the daughter of Samuel Sanders.1,4
     Elizabeth married George E. Willett, son of William Willett and Mary Griffith, circa 1785 in Nelson County, Kentucky. Elizabeth died on March 25, 1814.2,4 She was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky.3

Children of Elizabeth Sanders and George E. Willett

  • Nancy Willett b. circa 1786
  • Mary Willett b. circa 1788, d. D YOUNG
  • Susan Willett b. March 14, 1792
  • John Willett b. 1794
  • Samuel Willett b. November 8, 1796
  • Griffith Willett b. October 5, 1798
  • Richard Willett+ b. December 28, 1800, d. after 1886
  • James Willett b. 1802, d. DIED YOUNG
  • George W. Willett b. October 8, 1804
  • Elizabeth Willett b. circa 1806
  • Mary Eliza Willett b. circa 1808

Citations

  1. [S8200] History of Union County Kentucky Evansville, Indiana: Courier Co., Printers, Binders and Engravers, 1886. Reproduction, by Unigraphic, Inc. 1975), page 859.
  2. [S8148] History of Grandfather, Evelyn Clark, c1846.
  3. [S8345] Findagrave.com,, Elizabeth Sanders Willett, Pioneer Cemetery, Bardstown, Kentucky.
  4. [S8350] Jr. Albert J Willett, The Willett Families of North America Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1985), p 549-550, George E Willett & Elizabeth Sanders.

Charles Robert Hartman1

(1876 - 1960)
     Charles Robert Hartman was born in 1876.1 He resided in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, in 1912; Transcript of evidence for wife's probate, he stated that he lived in Tulsa since 1912.
     Charles married Mary Lee (Mollie) Burks, daughter of Charles Burks and Emily Virginia VanSickle, on April 21, 1917 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.2,3 Charles Robert Hartman was buried in Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma. Charles died in 1960 in Tulsa, Oklahoma,1 and was buried in Grace Hill Cemetery, Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma.1

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1930Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, at 1423 South Peoria StreetMary Lee (Mollie) Burks4
1940Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, at 1423 South Peoria StreetMary Lee (Mollie) Burks5

Citations

  1. [S8314] FindaGrave.com website,, Charles Robert Hartman, tombstone, Grace Hill Cemetery, Perry, Oklahoma.
  2. [S8143] Obituary of Mary Lee Willett Hartman in Tulsa Tribune, Mon 24 Apr 1944,.
  3. [S8182] Marri age Liscense, Genevieve Willett Slade has a photocopy of original document., The Rev. C. W. Kerr, Presbyterian Church, USA performed ceremony.
  4. [S8346] 1930 US Census of Tulsa County, Oklahoma, ED 72-147, sh 12-A, lines 13-16, dwl 223, fam 325.
  5. [S8347] 1940 US Census of Tulsa County, Oklahoma, ED 79-66. sj 64-A, lines 21-23, fam 329.

Dorothy Howe Griffith

(5 October 1927 - 1 January 2013)
     Dorothy Howe Griffith was born on October 5, 1927 in Durham, North Carolina,1, the daughter of Julia Howe Pinckney & George B Griffith.2
     Dorothy married Charles Fink Willett, son of Yeulin VanSickles Willett and Ruth Elizabeth Fink, on August 30, 1946 in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina.3 Dorothy & Charles divorced about 1953.4
     Dorothy married Michel Jacques Emile Wiart on May 27, 1958 in France.5 Dorothy died on January 1, 2013 at age 85.

Child of Dorothy Howe Griffith and Charles Fink Willett

  • Allison Griffith Willett

Citations

  1. [S8365] New York State, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1917-1967, Ancestry.com, A3998-New York 1957-1967 TWA 803, Aug 17, 1960, Dorothy H Wiart, perm addr 7 Rue Cognacq Jay, Paris.
  2. [S8117] Personal knowledge of Genevieve Willett Slade, unknown publish date.
  3. [S8176] Wedding Announcement sent by George Barney Griffith (in possession of Genevieve W Slade Jan 1996) Married Sat aftn 5:30 pm Aug 13th, St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Durham, North Carolina.
  4. [S7594] Personal knowledge of Genevieve Willett Slade.
  5. [S8365] New York State, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1917-1967, Ancestry.com, A3998-New York 1957-1967 TWA 803, Aug 17, 1960, Michel J Wiart, perm addr 7 Rue Cognacq Jay, Paris.

Patricia Anne Eckels

(1 October 1936 - 18 January 2014)
     Patricia Anne Eckels was born on October 1, 1936 in Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey. She was the daughter of Andrew Charles Eckels and Alma Eleanor Lieber.1
     Patricia married Charles Fink Willett, son of Yeulin VanSickles Willett and Ruth Elizabeth Fink, on August 13, 1957 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.2,3 Patricia & Charles divorced about 1975.4 Patricia died on January 18, 2014 in Hawaii at age 77 Prior to her death, she had been living in Scottsdale, Arizona.5

Child of Patricia Anne Eckels and Charles Fink Willett

  • Yeulin VanSickles Willett

Citations

  1. [S6548] New Jersey, Marriage Index, 1901-2016, Ancestry.com, Bride Index, 1930-1935, vol 9, p159, Alma Lieber & Andrew Eckels.
  2. [S8177] Invitation to marriage in possession of Genevieve Willett Slade.
  3. [S6548] New Jersey, Marriage Index, 1901-2016, Ancestry.com, Bride Index 1957, Crawford Twp, Union Co, Aug 13, 1957, Patricia A Eckels & Charles Willett.
  4. [S7594] Personal knowledge of Genevieve Willett Slade.
  5. [S8355] Newspapers.com Obituary Index 1800- , Ancestry.com,.

Anthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza

(2 September 1917 - 7 December 1997)
     Anthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza was born on September 2, 1917 in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois.1 He was the son of Santo (Samuel) Lanza and Amy Alice Strickler.2,3 Anthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza was baptized on September 23, 1917; St Peters Roman Catholic.1
     Anthony married Ruth Esther Willett, daughter of Yeulin VanSickles Willett and Ruth Elizabeth Fink, on April 13, 1940 in Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma.4 Anthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza was Real Estate Developer. Anthony died on December 7, 1997 in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, at age 80.5 He was buried in Crystal Valley Cemetery, Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.6

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1940Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, at 1261 Park PlaceAnthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza7

Children of Anthony (Jack) Strickler Lanza and Ruth Esther Willett

  • Anthony Willett Lanza+ b. April 2, 1941, d. November 5, 2014
  • Charles William Lanza
  • Suzanne Genevieve Lanza
  • Melissa Ruth Lanza
  • Matthew Yeulin Lanza
  • Carmella Benettie Lanza

Citations

  1. [S8366] Illinois, Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield Sacramental Records, 1853-1975, Ancestry.com,, St Peter, Quincy, Anthony Lanza, b Sep 2 1917, bapt Sep 23, 1917, s/o Alice Strickler & Samuel Lanza.
  2. [S8141] Ruth Esther Willett sent this info to Genevieve Willett Slade in 1997., Information given by son, Tony Lanza.
  3. [S8141] Ruth Esther Willett sent this info to Genevieve Willett Slade in 1997., Son, Tony Lanza, gave information.
  4. [S8141] Ruth Esther Willett sent this info to Genevieve Willett Slade in 1997.
  5. [S8205] Personal knowledge of Genevieve Willett Slade, attended memorial mass at Pauline Chapel, Colorado Springs.
  6. [S1338] US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2019, Ancestry.com , Anthony J Lanza Crystal Valley Cemetery, Manitou Springs, Colorado.
  7. [S8343] 1940 US Census of Adams County, Illinois, ED 1-42, sh 63-A, lines 16-18, fam 257.

Robert Fenwick

(circa 1804 - 7 February 1865)
     Robert Fenwick was born circa 1804 in Washington, District of Columbia.1,2
     Robert married Elizabeth Birch on October 26, 1836 in Hardin County, Kentucky.1 Robert Fenwick witnessed the marriage of Andrew Jackson Willett and Julia Ann Fenwick on September 21, 1858 in Union County, Kentucky.3 Robert died on February 7, 1865 in Kentucky.4 He wrote a will on February 7, 1865 in Morganfield, Union County, Kentucky.5

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Dist #2, Union County, KentuckyRobert Fenwick6

Children of Robert Fenwick and Elizabeth Birch

Citations

  1. [S8166] Marriage date estimated for research planning purposes from date of child's birth., unknown publish date.
  2. [S8185] 1810 US Census of Washington, District of Columbia.
  3. [S8178] Marriage Bond The Commonwealth of Kentucky (photocopy in possn Genevieve Slade, pg 153, bk 1.
  4. [S8199] Willett/ Fenwick Estate Papers.
  5. [S8199] Willett/ RW Fenwick estate, Estate papers of RW Fenwick: AJ Willett administrator, Includes list of property sold, and final settlement, Mar 16, 1878.
  6. [S8202] The 1850 US Census for Union County, Kentucky, page 491, dwelling 441, family 441.
  7. [S8146] Baptismal Records from Sacred Heart Church, St. Vincents, Union Co, Kentucky , Baptism Records, Morganfield, KY Father Durbin.
  8. [S8146] Baptismal Rec of Sacred Heart.

Elizabeth Birch

(1820 - )
     Elizabeth Birch was born in 1820 in Kentucky.1
     Elizabeth married Robert Fenwick on October 26, 1836 in Hardin County, Kentucky.2

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Dist #2, Union County, KentuckyRobert Fenwick3

Children of Elizabeth Birch and Robert Fenwick

Citations

  1. [S8202] The 1850 US Census for Union County, Kentucky.
  2. [S8166] Marriage date estimated for research planning purposes from date of child's birth., unknown publish date.
  3. [S8202] 1850 Union County, KY, page 491, dwelling 441, family 441.
  4. [S8146] Baptismal Records from Sacred Heart Church, St. Vincents, Union Co, Kentucky , Baptism Records, Morganfield, KY Father Durbin.
  5. [S8146] Baptismal Rec of Sacred Heart.