North Dakota Family Group Sheet for the John WILLITS Family


Husband: John WILLITS
Birthdate: 26 September 1831
Birthplace: Ancaster Twp., Gore District, Upper Canada
Death date: 4 April 1923
Place of death: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Father: John Brooks WILLITS
Mother: Mary STENABAUGH

Marriage date: 5 May 1858
Marriage place: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Canada West

Wife: Nancy BURTCH
Birthdate: about 1832
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Gore District, Upper Canada
Death date: 13 June 1898
Place of death: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Father: William BURTCH
Mother: Mary LOWENS

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Judson WILLITS
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1860
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Canada West
Death date:
Place of death: Addy, Stevens Co., Washington, U.S.A.
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Elizabeth

Child No. 2: Ann (Amy) WILLITS
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1862
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Canada West
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Albert RIDLEY

Child No. 3: Maria Clementine WILLITS
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1864
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Canada West
Death date: 29 August 1904
Place of death: Towner, McHenry Co., North Dakota, U.S.A.
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: None

Child No. 4: George Philip WILLITS
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1867
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Death date:
Place of death: Bristol, Wisconsin
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Verna

Child No. 5: Moses (Mose or Moss) WILLITS
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 1869
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Death date: 17 November 1900
Place of death:
Marriage date: 20 October 1898
Marriage place: Kelvin, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Spouse's name: Elvira JOHNSTON

Child No. 6: Alfreda WILLITS
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1871
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Death date: 1936
Place of death: Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Marriage date: 6 April 1898
Marriage place: Kelvin, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Spouse's name: Foster R. MORDUE

Child No. 7: James Harry (Hardy) WILLITS
Sex: M
Birthdate: 13 December 1873
Birthplace: Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: about 1900
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Ida SMITH
 

Documentation:
(1) Brant County Marriage Register, 1858-1868, Page 18, #27, LDS Film #1030055.
(2) 1851 Canadian Census, Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario.
(3) 1900 U.S. Census, McHenry County, N.D.
(4) The Willits Families of Upper Canada, George D. Willits, page 13.
(5) Mouse River Farmer's Press, Towner, McHenry Co., North Dakota, 27 April 1923, page 5.
(6) Brant County Cemeteries - Northfield Cemetery, Brant Co. Branch - OGS, Transcribed by Angela Files, 1988.
(7) Brantford Weekly Expositor, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada, 16 June 1898, page 12.
(8) 1861 Canadian Census, Burford, Brant Co., Ontario, LDS Film#0349249.
(9) 1871 Canadian Census, Burford, Brant Co., Ontario.
(10) 1881 Canadian Census, Burford, Brant Co., Ontario.
(11) Towner News & Stockman, Towner, McHenry Co., N.D., 2 Sept 1904.
(12) McHenry County North Dakota Cemetery Records, MRLGS, 1992, page 191.
(13) 1930 U.S. Census, Montana, Hill Co., Havre, 14 April 1930, www.ancestry.com.
(14) Towner News & Stockman, Towner, McHenry County, N.D., 29 May 1908.
(15) Interview with Bernice Young.
(16) The Advocate, Bantry, McHenry Co., North Dakota, 20 Nov. 1908, page 1.
 


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