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William Washington Willbern

William Washington Willbern

Male 1800 - 1855  (55 years)

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  • Name William Washington Willbern 
    Born 1800  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1855  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7321  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2016 

    Family Phebe Harruf,   b. 18 Mar 1815, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1834  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isabella Willbern,   b. Jun 1836, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John W. Willbern,   b. 1837, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Willbern,   b. 12 Feb 1838, Benton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ann Willbern,   b. 2 Nov 1843, Benton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Alfred Reagan Willbern,   b. 1 Dec 1845, Benton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1936, Karnes, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Lucinda Jane Willbern,   b. 29 Dec 1848, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Nancy Adeline Willbern,   b. 19 Feb 1854, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F3600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Washington Willbern Birth: 1800 Lincoln County Georgia, USA Death: 1855 Texas, USA Married #1: Jane Graham abt 1825, she died 1831 one child: Ferdinand Columbus Willbern -- Married #2: Phoebe Harruf/Harruff 15 Jan 1834 New Port, Vermillion Co, IN Children: Isabel, John, Mitt Elizabeth, Mary Ann, Alfred Reagan, Lucinda Jane, Nancy Adeline. -- DIED 1853-1860 NO MARKER HAS BEEN FOUND, BURIED IN CHEROKEE OR DEWITT COUNTY, TX -- 1819 Served under Andrew Jackson during his punitive expedition against the Seminole Indians in Florida. During this campaign, Jackson violated thespecific instruction of his government and captured several Spanish forts, helping to drive the Spanish out of Florida. The acquisition of Florida: Spain signed Adams-Onis treaty ceding Florida to U S 22 Feb 1819 for $5 million credit on its debt to this nation. --- 1827 Sep living in McNairy Co TN --- 1835 Moved to Georgetown, Vermillion Co IL (Borders IN) --- 1836 Moved to Newport, Vermillion Co IN (Borders IL) --- 1837 Moved to Benton Co AR. The County had just been organized (1836). He bought the first horse sold in Bentonville --- 1846 Moved to Texas. Spent first winter in Lamar Co TX on the Red River. --- 1847 Moved to Cherokee Co TX in spring; settled where Jacksonville now stands. --- Dt of death: Nancy Adeline Willbern was born 19 Feb 1854 and on the 1860 U.S. Census Dewitt Co TX pg 477, Phoebe is listed as a widow, so William Washington died between 1853 and 1860. Family links: Spouses: Phebe Harruf Willbern (1815 - 1882) Jane Graham Willbern (1806 - 1831)* Children: Ferdinand Columbus Willbern (1827 - 1903)* Isabella Willbern Tilley (1836 - 1917)* Mitt Elizabeth Willbern Gilliland (1838 - 1917)* Mary Ann Willbern Blair (1843 - 1930)* Alfred Reagan Willbern (1845 - 1936)* Lucinda Jane Willbern Ratliff (1848 - 1920)* Nancy Adeline Willbern Smith (1854 - 1932)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Unknown Created by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke Record added: Jul 09, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 54702355