'Willis02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Willis of Halsnead, Willis of Whaddon, Fleming-Willis of Stoneham

John WIllis of Harborough, Lancashire (a 1582)
1. ?? Willis
A. Thomas Willis of Hinxsey & Kennington
  i. Thomas Willis (d Gloucester 08.1643)
  m1. Rachel Howel (dau of William Howel)
  a. Thomas Willis (b 06.02.1622, d 11.11.1675, physician)
  m. Mary Fell (dau of Rev. Samuel Fell by Margaret, dau of Thomas Wylde by Dorothy, dau of Rowland Berkeley of Spetchley)
(1) Thomas Willis of Bletchley & Whaddon, Buckinghamshire (b 14.09.1682, d 05.02.1760, "the celebrated antiquary")
  m. (1707) Katherine Eliot (dau of Daniel Eliot of Port Eliot by Katerine, dau of Thomas Fleming of Stoneham)
  (A) Thomas Willis
  m1. Ann Hulme (dau/heir of John Hulme of Davy Hulme)
  (i) Thomas Willis, later Fleming-Willis of Stoneham (b 1737, dsp)
  (ii) Hulme Willis (d young)
  (iii) Ann Willis (dsp)
  m. _ Smythe
  m2. Frances Robinson (dau of John Robinson)
(iv) John Willis, later Fleming-Willis of Stoneham (dsp 28.02.1802)
  m. (1774) Elizabeth Knightley (dau of Valentine Knightley of Fawsley)
  (B) Henry Willis
  m. Katherine Gregory (dau of Dr. _ Gregory)
  (i) Thomas Willis (d 1789)
  m. Katherine Hyde (dau of Colonel ?? Hyde, granddau of Lord Baltimore)
(a) John Barton Willis, later Fleming-Willis of Stoneham Park, Sheriff of Hampshire (d 1844) had issue
  m. (1812) Christopheria Buchanan (d 18.10.1860, dau of James Buchanan 'of that ilk', m2. Ulysses, Lord Downes)
  (b) Jane Willis
  m. Thomas Meyrick of Bush
  (c) Harriet Willis
  m. Henry Metcalfe Wardle of Wardington
  (d) Julia Willis
  m. Rev. Edward Orlebar Smith
  (e)+ other issue - Charlotte, Matilda
  (C) Mary Willis
  m. Rev. Edward Hervey of Hulcote
  (D) Alice Willis (dsp)
  m. (Richard) Eyre of Botley Grange
  (E)+ other issue (d unm) - John (cleric), Eliot, Gertrude, Katherine
  (2) Jane Willis
  m. Robert Symonds
  (3) Rachel Willis
m. Roger Linges of Pradbro
  m2. Joane Ruffine
  ii. John Willis of Kennington
  a. Thomas Willis to Ireland then 'Halsnead &' Liverpool (bur 1694)
  m. Elizabeth Martin (dau of Edward Martin of Drogheda)
  (1) Martin Willis of Halsnead & Liverpool
  The following is supported by Commoners (vol I, Willis (De Anyers) of Halsnead Park).
  m. (14.04.1681) Ellen (Helen) Daniell (dau of Colonel William Daniell)
  (A) Thomas Willis of Halsnead (d unm 1727)
  (B) Daniel Willis of Halsnead (dsp 01.11.1763)
  Halsnead passed through his maternal cousin into the Earle family, some of whom assumed the name Willis.
  m. Anne Ffarington (dau of William Ffarington of Shawe Hall)
  (2) Bethia Willis
  m. (1691) William Swettenham of Swettenham

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 2, Fleming of Stoneham), BLG1952 (Willis-Fleming of Ardgay)
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