Surnames registered by Gary Willis
OXSIL User No.: 5419

WILLIS 1650 Wantage

Notes: John WILLIS died in Dorchester County, Maryland, in 1712. He owned 50 acres of land near Cambridge, the county seat of Dorchester County. During this period, many landowners named their land, sometimes naming it after their home towns or villages in the Old World. John Willis named his land "Wantage". Through Family Tree DNA, a number of descendants are affiliated with this Maryland group of WILLISes.

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