Texas Family Group Sheet for the Ray Cook WILLS Family

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Submitted: 30 Nov 2014

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Husband: Ray Cook WILLS (1,2,3,4)
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   Birthdate: 29 Aug 1874 - , McCulloch, Texas, USA (5,6,7)
  Death date: 30 Sep 1958 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (4)
      Buried: 2 Oct 1958 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (4)
     Address: Holland Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Father: George Alexander WILLS (1841-1922) (8,9,10,11)
      Mother: Sarah Elizabeth COOK (1850-1937) (12,13,14,15)
    Marriage: 6 Mar 1904                    Place: , Bastrop, Texas, USA (16,17)
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Events
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      1. Ray appeared on the census in 1910 in Holland, Bell, Texas, USA, ED 7, pg 6A.
      Ray Wills       Head    M       33      Texas
      Mary Wills      Wife    F       35      Alabama
      Dee Wills       Son     M        4      Texas
      Furn Wills      Dau     F        2      Texas
      Leeola Wills    Dau     F        1      Texas
      The index has them under "Wires".

      2. He enlisted in the draft, 12 Sep 1918, at Belton, Bell, Texas, USA. Ray Cook
      Wills of Holland, age 43, 29 Aug 1874, is a laborer for J H Mayfield. His nearest
      relative is Mrs Bettie Wills. He is 6' tall and slender with blue eyes and brown
      hair.

      3. Ray appeared on the census in 1920 in Holland, Bell, Texas, USA, ED 7, pg 2A.
      R C Wills       Head    M       45      Texas
      Mary E Wills    Wife    F       45      Alabama
      Del Wills       Son     M       14      Texas
      Fern Wills      Dau     F       12      Texas
      Leola Wills     Dau     F       10      Texas

      4. Ray appeared on the census in 1930 in Holland, Bell, Texas, USA, ED 9, pg 2B.
      Ray C Wills     Head    M       54      Texas
      Mary G Wills    Wife    F       55      Alabama
      Dee Wills       Son     M       24      Texas
      Leola Wills     Dau     F       20      Texas

      5. Ray appeared on the census in 1940 in Holland, Bell, Texas, USA, ED 14-11, pg
      6A. Precinct 3
      Ray Wills       Head    M       64      Texas
      Betty Wills     Wife    F       65      Alabama

      6. Mrs Clifton Boss was the informant for his death certificate on or about 1 Oct
      1958.

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   Wife: Mary Elizabeth GENTRY (18,19,20)
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   Birthdate: 14 Oct 1874 - , , Alabama, USA (21,22,23)
  Death date: 19 Jan 1968 - Bartlett, Williamson, Texas, USA (20,21)
      Buried: 21 Jan 1968 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (20)
     Address: Holland Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Father: Ransom Henry GENTRY (1840-1923) (24,25)
      Mother: Elizabeth J SNOWDEN (1838-1921) (26,27)
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Events
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      1. Mrs Wade Burdette was the informant for her death certificate on or about 20 Jan
      1968.

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Children
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1  M  Dee WILLS (28,29)
   Birthdate: 17 May 1905 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (30,31)
  Death date: 9 May 1951 - Ennis, Ellis, Texas, USA (29)
      Buried: 11 May 1951 - Ennis, Ellis, Texas, USA (29)
     Address: Myrtle Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas
      Spouse: Alma McKEE (1909-          ) (32,33)
  Marr. Date: 18 Oct 1930 - , Bell, Texas, USA (34)
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2  F  Fern WILLS (35,36)
   Birthdate: 1 Sep 1907 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (37,38)
  Death date: 2 Nov 1972 - Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, USA (36)
      Buried: 3 Nov 1972 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (36)
     Address: Holland Cemetery, Bell County, Texas
      Spouse: Wade W BURNETT (1904-          ) (39)
  Marr. Date: 27 Nov 1928 - , Bell, Texas, USA (36,40)
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3  F  Leola Rose WILLS (41,42)
   Birthdate: 16 Apr 1909 - Holland, Bell, Texas, USA (43,44)
  Death date: 3 Jan 1993 - , Dallas, Texas, USA (45)
      Buried: 4 Jan 1993 - Hitchcock, Galveston, Texas, USA
     Address: Hayes Grace Memorial Park, Galveston County, Texas
      Spouse: Clifton August BOSS (1907-1974) (46)
  Marr. Date:
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Last Modified: 29 Nov 2014

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Sources
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1. Anonymous, Biography of Sarah E Wills. This is 4 pages, typewritten, discribing the
     life of Sarah. It was found in my grandmother's (Ima Jean Senn Holder) things when
     she died.
2. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  Ray Wills.
3. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, McCullough, ED 108, pg 14 (522B).  R C Wills.
4. Death Certificate, Wills, Ray Cook #48659.
5. 1880 Federal Census, Texas, McCullough, ED 108, pg 14 (522B).  age 4, Texas.
6. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  age 24, Aug 1875, Texas.
7. Death Certificate, Wills, Ray Cook #48659.  29 Aug 1874, Bell County, Texas.
8. Senn, Ima Holder, Ima lived with Sarah Cook Wills and Beatrice Wills Senn for almost
     four years until their deaths. I had several telephone interviews with Mamaw from
     2000-2002. We discussed her family and Papaw's family. She had an incredible memory
     and she had "notes" about things she was afraid she would forget. I don't know what
     happened to her notes and I wish I had recorded our conversations.
9. 1850 Federal Census, Texas, Washington, ppg 288B-289A.  Alexander Mills.
10. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 20, pg 15A.  age 58, Oct 1841, Texas.
11. Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, Sidney Albert.  
     George Alexander Wills.
12. Senn, Ima Holder.
13. Estate Records, Calhoun Co, AL, 10/13/1866.  - - Petition of Thomas K. Cook to be
     appointed guardian of Missouri A. Jones, James F. Jones, Martha J. Jones, minor
     heirs of H.E. Jones, deceased and also Sarah Cook, minor child of James P. Cook and
     his first wife Eliza Cook, now deceased. James P. Cook is now their Guardian and is
     about to remove to the State of Texas.
14. Death Certificate, Wills, Ray Cook #48659.  Sarah Cook.
15. Death Certificate, Senn, Beatrice #34157.  Elizabeth Cook.
16. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 11, sh 2A.
17. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, R C.  to Bettie Gentry, 6 Mar
     1904, Bastrop County.
18. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, R C.  to Bettie Gentry.
19. 1920 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 2A.  Mary E Wills.
20. Death Certificate, Wills, Betty #00201.
21. Holland Cemetery, Bell County, Texas.
22. 1920 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 2A.  age 45, Alabama.
23. Death Certificate, Wills, Betty #00201.  4 Oct 1874, Alabama.
24. Death Certificate, Wills, Betty #00201.  Henry Gentry.
25. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bastrop, ED 9, pg 1B.  Ransom Gentry.
26. Death Certificate, Wills, Betty #00201.  Elizabeth Snowden.
27. 1900 Federal Census, Texas, Bastrop, ED 9, pg 1B.  Elizabeth Gentry.
28. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  Dee Wills.
29. Death Certificate, Wills, Dee #23791.
30. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  age 4, Texas.
31. Death Certificate, Wills, Dee #23791.  17 May 1905, Holland, Texas.
32. 1940 Federal Census, Texas, Ellis, ED 70-25, pg 5B.  Alma Wills.
33. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, Dee.  to Alma McKee.
34. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Wills, Dee.  to Alma McKee, 18 Oct
     1930, Bell County.
35. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  Furn Wills.
36. Death Certificate, Burnett, Fern #84436.
37. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  age 2, Texas.
38. Death Certificate, Burnett, Fern #84436.  1 Sep 1907, Holland, Texas.
39. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Burnett, W W.  to Fern Wills.
40. Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (FamilySearch.org), Burnett, W W.  to Fern Wills, 27 Nov
     1928, Bell County.
41. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  Leeola Wills.
42. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (FamilySearch.org), Boss, Clifton D.  Leols Rose Wills.
43. 1910 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 6A.  age 1, Texas.
44. 1920 Federal Census, Texas, Bell, ED 7, pg 2A.  age 10, Texas.
45. Hayes Grace Memorial Park, Galveston County, Texas, Boss, Rose Leola.
46. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (FamilySearch.org), Boss, Clifton D.  Clifton August
     Boss.

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My Notes
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