eAncestry.org
=- Collaborative Genealogical Research -=
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]

Aaron Wills[1]

Male 1734 - 1805  (71 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Aaron Wills 
    Born 12 Feb 1734 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Apr 1805  Burlington Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rancocas Mtg Burial Ground, Rancocas, Burlington Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38315  default
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2008 

    Father Daniel Wills,   b. 17 Dec 1689, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1760  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Woolston,   b. Abt 1694,   d. 29 Sep 1754  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1714  Burlington Mtg, Burlington, Burlington Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F14056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachael Warrington 
    Married 18 Jan 1759  Chester, Burlington Co, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Joseph Wills,   b. 16 Aug 1761,   d. 7 Feb 1846  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Samuel Wills,   b. 7 Jun 1765,   d. 20 Sep 1852  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F13414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha 
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F13453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Aaron Wills House, Rancocas [1940]
    Aaron Wills House, Rancocas [1940]
    Photo of the Aaron Wills house at Rancocas, Burlington Co, New Jersey. The original structure was built by Dr. Daniel Wills between 1682 and 1700, then rebuilt in 1786. The home was willed to his son, John. John willed the home to his son, Daniel. Daniel willed the home to his sone, Daniel, who in turn willed it to his brother, Aaron. Aaron willed the home to his son, Samuel. Samuel willed the plantation to his son, Daniel. Daniel willed the "farm" to his son, William. After William's death his administrators sold the home by deed to Amos Gibbs. The home was then passed to Samuel L. Walker, to William H. Walker, to Catherine Coumbe, to W. J. Boyd, to Alfred Bauman, to Frank McIlvaine, who was the owner at the time of the 1940 survey. The home was rebuilt in 1786 when Aaron and Rachel Wills owned the plantation, the hearth bearing the initials "AWR." Photo by HABS (Library of Congress), research by Chad G. Nichols

  • Sources 
    1. [S706] Wills Ancestry in America, Newkirk, Peggy Rose Wills, (Worthington, Ohio : Buckeye Graphics, 2001 (2nd edition); LCN 2001119803).

    2. [S586] Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Volume 1, Meldrum, Charlotte D., (Westminster, Maryland : Family Line Publications) (Reliability: 3).
      vol I, p 53

    3. [S154] Early Church Records of Gloucester County, New Jersey, Meldrum, Charlotte & Launey, John Pitts, (Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books, 1995 (2002, 3rd printing)) (Reliability: 3).
      [Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, p 42, research by Chad G. Nichols]
      Aaron Wills, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Woolston) Wills of Burlington Co., and Rachel Warrington, dau of Henry and Elizabeth (Bishop) Warrington, having consent of parents, m. at Chester, Burlington Co., 1st mo, 18th da, 1759.