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(1) Richard WILLIS [Sr.], b. about 1720 probably in VA, d. 1777 in Mecklenburg Co., VA; m., about 1744 in VA, to Ann CROWDER? (b. about 1725, d. after 1802; parents unknown0; they resided in Amelia Co., Brunswick Co., Lunenburg Co., and Mecklenburg Co., VA; their children:
i. Richard [Jr.], b. about 1744; ii. Nancy, b. about 1747, d. after 1810, m. William HOPWOOD;  iii. Sherwood "Sherrod", b. about 1750, d. 1806, m. Mary Ann ____; iv. William, b. about 1752, d. about 1792, m. Mary PULLIAM; v. Elizabeth, b. about 1754, d. before 1794, m. Thomas DANIEL; vi. John, b. about 1756, d. about 1827, m. 2nd Anna PAYNE; vii. Sterling, b. about 1759, d. 1839, Sarah PAYNE; viii. Edward, b. about 1762, d. 20 May 1818, m. Ellender HAM; ix. Drury, b. about 1765, d. 12 Apr 1823, m. 1st Elizabeth PHELPS, m. 2nd Sally HARDISTER; x. Thomas, b. about 1768, d. about 1816, m. Molly YATES; xi. Anna, b. about 1771; xii. Sarah, b. about 1774, m. John ALLGOOD [Sr.].
(2) Sherwood "Sherrod" WILLIS, b. about 1750 in Mecklenburg Co., VA, d. 1806 in Jessamine Co., KY; m. to Mary Ann (possibly HUNTER) (b. unknown); they resided in Pittsylvania Co., VA, Madison Co., Garrard Co., and Jessamine Co., KY; their children:
i. Elizabeth, b. about 1774, d. 25 Aug 1852, m. Henry REYNOLDS; ii. Drury, b. about 1794, m. Polly HUNTER;  iii. Jane "Janny", b. about 1795, d. 5 Feb 1830, m. James LAND; iv. Mary Ann, b. unknown, m. John ALUMBAUGH; v. Elizabeth, b. unknown, m. William C. BOATMAN; vi. Nancy, b. unknown, m. Robert BOATMAN; vii. Sallader Anne, b. unknown, m. William JIMMERSON; viii. Elisha, b. unknown; ix. William, b. unknown, m. Letitia WILLIS; x. Levi, b. unknown, m. Martha ____; xi. Catherine, b. unknown.The widow Mary Ann WILLIS married on 22 Dec 1807 to Robert BOATMAN.
(3) Jane "Janny" WILLIS, b. about 1795 in Madison Co., KY, d. 5 Feb 1830 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 12 Mar 1817 in Jessamine Co., KY, to James LAND (b. 14 Oct 1792, d. 24 Jul 1866).
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