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Harry Frances Wills[1]

Male 1900 - 1960  (60 years)


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  • Name Harry Frances Wills 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 13 January 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Baptism 1 April 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St. Francis Xavier Church, 2321 Green St.
    Residence 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 2930 Poplar St with his father and grandparents
    Census 1920  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Boarding with the Van Horn family at 2209 Marston St, Philadelphia, PA
    Occupation 1920  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Bricklayer
    Occupation 29 April 1922  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • bricklayer
    Residence 29 April 1922  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1844 N 29th St,
    Medical December 1951  Sanitorium, White Haven, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Tuberculocis
    Died 31 March 1960  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Died of Emphysema at Nazareth Hospital
    Buried 4 April 1960  Sullivan Family Plot, Holy Seplucher Cemetery, Philadelpia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I71167  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 December 2007 

    Father Henry G Wills,   b. 15 January 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 October 1917, Mantua, Gloucester Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Ann Elizabeth Moffet,   b. 13 March 1876, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 September 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Family ID F49722  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Florence Jane Breeze,   b. 27 November 1897, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 December 1986, Mount Holly, Burlington Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 29 April 1922  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church. Married by Father Kirlin
    Residence 1926  Near Township Line Rd, Hatboro, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1929  728 W Lycoming St (Hunting Park), Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1940  4046 N 6th St (Hunting Park), Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1942  7251 Teesdale St (Mayfair), Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They bought this house together with Mary Sullivan Breeze
    Residence 1950  3014 Brighton St., Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (living w/Harry & Miriam Brown)
    Residence 1952  6802 Cottage St., Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They bought this house after Harry was released from the sanitarium
    Children 
    +1. Miriam Wills,   b. 11 July 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 October 1980, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Francis Xavier Wills,   b. 26 November 1924, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 June 1981, Alachua Co., Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Florence Irene Wills
    Last Modified 21 December 2008 
    Family ID F49721  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Harry was baptized as "Henry George Wills". Also baptized the same day, was his brother Theodore who was almost 3 years old. On the baptizm register, it is noted that his mother Anna Mary Moffet was not a catholic.
      Harry's baptism sponsors were Mary Wills Sullivan and her husband Francis X Sullivan.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1447] GEDCOM file titled “moffet.ged”, from Anita Corcoran.

    2. [S1407] Wills, 1900 US Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA , ED 286, Sheet 13, Ward 15; National Archives Roll T623 1458, Page 13A.

    3. [S1408] Birth of Harry Wills; from personal knowledge of Florence Hickey (789 Westfield Dr, Cinnaminson, NJ ),; provided January 2005.

    4. [S1409] Josiah Wills, 1910 US Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1391; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 225; Image: 705.;.

    5. [S1410] Van Horn, 1920 US Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA, ED 926, Sheet 7B, Ward 28; National Archives Roll T624 1632, Image 0805.

    6. [S1411] Harry f. Wills & Florence Breeze, marriage license no. 459606 (1922), Room 415 City Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

    7. [S1412] Interview with Florence Hickey (789 Westfield Dr, Cinnaminson, NJ), by Anita Corcoran, 5 feb 2005. Transcript held by ().

    8. [S1413] Death of Harry Wills; from personal knowledge of Florence Wills (789 Westfield Dr, Cinnaminson, NJ), Received a phone call from the hospital when he died.; provided January 2005.

    9. [S1414] Sullivan Family Plot, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118, 215-247-0691, Sec:15, Range:2, Lot:9.



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