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Willis-Fogle Home Page

Updated September 6, 2000

Nell Willis Page
1005 Oakhaven Circle
College Station, TX 77840
United States

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Researching following family lines:William Carrell Willis - born May 10, 1869 in Tennessee. Died Dec. 2, 1938, in Arpelar, Oklahoma. Father's name was John Willis. Parents are buried in Fort Smith, Arkansas area. Married Martha Jane Fogle and they were parents of William Alva Willis, Albert Jacob Willis, Minnie Mae Willis, Fred Carrell Willis, Ola Marie Willis, Vuna Vesta Willis and Ethel Audrey Willis (born between 1901 and 1915 in Oklahoma Indian Territory (later part of Pittsburg County, OK).

Fogle, Jacob born in Virginia or West Virginia in December 1853 in colony of "Black Dutch" who were 1/2 Dutch and 1/2 Portuguese. Married Sarah Jane Wallen (or Benson, Walden or Waldon) in Joplin, Missouri, 1883-84. They parented Martha Jane, Charles Robert, Bessie (Sarah Elizabeth?), Jack Clarence and John Allen. Martha Jane may have been a step daughter of Jacob Fogle. They lived in Missoui, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Supposedly drove a herd of cattle from Missoui to Indian Territory.

Sarah Jane Wallen (or Benson, Walden or Waldon) was daughter of Elizabeth Gledden (or Geadden) and unknown Benson. She was born on Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina and had two sisters named Welman and Collie (or Cole). Elizabeth left the NC reservation in 1877 with the three girls and went to Whitfield County, Georgia, where she married Robert McComey (McCormack) Wallen (or Walden or Waldon) on October 17, 1877. He had a son named George from first marriage. Elizabeth and her daughters are on Dawes and MillerIndian rolls under surname of Wallen and/or Waller but they may have been on Eastern Cherokee reservation roll earlier.
Please respond if you are researching any of these lines. I'll be happy to share information I have.

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