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James Willets

James Willets

Male 1802 - 1871  (68 years)

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  • Name James Willets 
    Born 26 Aug 1802  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1871  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26919  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father Enoch Willets, Jr.,   b. 27 Mar 1781, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1866, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Hannah Teal,   b. 10 Jun 1788 
    Married 24 Dec 1801  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Last Will & Testament of James Willets New Jersey Colonial Documents, pg. 442, New Jersey, Abstract of Wills,1670-1817 for James Willets "1775, Jan 10. Willets, James, of Cape May Co.; will of. Son, James, plantation where he lives, and 1/2 the cedar swamp that I bought of Nathan Golden. Son, Enoch, the plantation I bought of Nathan Golden, and the overplus lands I bought of Jacob Spicer; also 2 small lots of land that I bought of Benjamin Scull; also that land in Cumberland Co. that I bought for the use of a pond and mill dam; also the salt marsh I bought of Nathan Golden, in Gloucester Co., on the north side of Tuckaho River; also the salt marsh that I bought of John Willets, Sr. Sons, Enoch, Amos and Nicholas, the other part of the cedar swamp that I gave to my son, James. Sons, Amos and Nicholas, my homestead plantation; also my rights of land on Pecks Beach. Children, James, Ester Wheaten, Martha Willets, Enoch, Amos, Rachel Willets, Sarah Willets and Nicholas, moveable estate. Executors--Jonathan Hand and my brother, Isaac Willets, who are to be Guardians of my children. Witnesses--John Willets, Hugh Hathorn, Elizabeth Hathorn. Proved Dec. 5, 1788, by Elizabeth Watson, one of the witnesses. Lib. 31,p. 90"