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Henry G Wills[1]

Male 1872 - 1917  (45 years)


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  • Name Henry G Wills 
    Gender Male 
    Born 15 January 1872  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Census 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Renting at 2304 xxxouch Avenue
    Description Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Fairmount Ave, butcher, Teddy Wills remembers his father telling him that Henry Wills had a butcher shop on Fairmount Ave in Philadelphia. He also remembers him saying he was an alcoholic and drank himself to death.
    Occupation 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Butcher
    Occupation 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • butcher, He was out of work on the date of the census-April 1910 and reported that he had been out of work for 12 weeks during 1909.
    Residence 1910  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 2930 Poplar St with his parents and son Harry
    Died 28 October 1917  Mantua, Gloucester Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • tuberculosis, "...Henry, who died when I was a child. I remember he coughed incessantly and took bottle after bottle of Father John's Cough Medicine, a patented drug. Since he died of tuberculosis, this was ineffective. He wa3 CONC s buried from our home on Sedgley Ave, Phila, Pa." Quote from Family History prepared in May 1983 by Catherine Sullivan Schulmeister
      "Wills-at Mantua NJ Oct 28. Henry G Wills husband of late Anna Wills (nee Moffit) and son of Josiah and Catharine Wills. Relatives and friends invited to funeral Sat 8:30am brother-in-laws residence. Francis Sullivan 2428 Sedgley Ave. Solemn high mass St. Columba's Church 10 am. Int private" Obituary in The Philadelphia Inquirer Nov 1,1917
    Buried 2 November 1917  Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 19001-Section C
    Person ID I71173  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 September 2007 

    Family/Spouse 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) 
    Married 1895  [2
    Residence 1900  2304 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Wills,   b. December 1895, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1896, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +2. Theodore Wills
    +3. Harry Frances Wills,   b. 13 January 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 March 1960, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Francis Wills,   b. 1902, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. December 1907, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Family ID F49722  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    4. [S1421] Interview with Teddy Wills (Box 248, Frederick, PA 19435), by Anita Corcoran, Feb 2005. Transcript held by ().

    5. [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.;.


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