Benjamin Willis IV
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Benjamin Willis IV (~1750-1824)

  • Wife: Sarah Willis (??-1790)(2)

  • Children: (they had seven children)

    • Ann Willis (??-??)

    • Benjamin Willis V (1750 - 1824)

    • Agerton Willis (before 1762 - ??)

    • Jeremiah Willis (about 176? - 1821)

    • Joseph Willis (about 1763 - 1788)

    • David Willis (about 1767 - ??)

    • Richard Willis (~1770 - ??)

    • Sarah Willis (??-??)

  • Historical Notes

    • He married Sarah Willis in Wight County, Virgina. She died in 1790.

    • He married, two more times after the death of Sarah Willis, but their names are unknown at this time. 

    • Benjamin (III) lived near the Cape Fear River alongside his brother Daniel and ran two mills, a saw and grist mill, and a lodge, Willis Landing and Lodge, with his wife Sarah. The Willis Creek ran into the Cape Fear River at the landing where supplies were shipped upriver from Wilmington.


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