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  • ID: I3971
  • _UID: B94F12088BB14A7CB4E3371E2CBFDB986EE4
  • Name: Polly Ann "Sissie" WILLARD
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 15 OCT 1871 in near Rover, Oregon Co, MO
  • Death: 30 JUN 1940 in near Koshkonong, Oregon Co, MO
  • Burial: 2 JUL 1940 Jolliff Cemetery, Oregon Co, MO
  • Note:

    Named for both her grandmothers: Mary "Polly" (Lindsey) Willard and Mary "Polly" (Brewer) Colyott. Since Polly was a nickname, maybe her name was really Mary, too.
    [She had a cousin also named Polly Willard, daughter of Wm. Henry, who married John House.]

    Married Sept 10 or Sept 20, 1888.

    Her obit below says that she had 9 children, 4 living in 1940. Wiley's obit omitted daughter Lizzie for some reason.

    article in the Oregon County Times, Koshkonong, MO, July 4, 1940:
    "Mrs. W.A. House Passes Away --
    Mrs. W.A. House, mother of Mrs. Clint Romans and Mrs. Sid Moore, who live three miles north of Koshkonong, died Sunday at the Sid Moore home. She also has another daughter, Mrs. Wm. Campbell, of West Plains and a son, Earl House, of Brandsville. Mrs. House was also a sister of Rev. J.M. Willard of Rover. The funeral was held at Rover Tuesday afternoon and the burial was in the Jolliff cemetery."

    obit in Oregon County Times, Koshkonong, Mo, July 11, 1940:
    "In Memoriam -
    Mrs. Polly Ann House, age 69?, passed away June 30, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sidney Moore.
    Mrs. House was born in Oregon County, October 15, 1871, the daughter of Rev. John and Sarah Willard.
    She was married to Wiley House, September 20, 1888 and to this union were born nine children, four of whom survive: Mrs. Lizzie Campbell, West Plains; Mr. Earl House, Brandsville; Mrs. Zella Moore and Mrs. Lola Romans, Koshkonong. There are ? grand-children, five great grancdhilren. Mrs. House was a devoted Christian and a member of the Baptist Church."

    To see marriage record, go to:

    Info from Missouri death certificate:
    Polly Ann House
    born Oct 15, 1871, Oregon Co, Mo
    died June 30, 1940, Koshkonong, Oregon Co, Mo
    cause: heart disease
    widow of Wylie House
    parents: John Willard (b Mo) & Sarah Colyott (b Jasper Co, Mo)
    informant: Lizzie Campbell
    signed by Dr. Cooper, Thayer, Mo
    burial Jolliff Cemetery, July 2
    funeral director: Leo Carr, Thayer

    Find A Grave Memorial# 15491502
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  • Change Date: 16 FEB 2016

    Father: John Elbert? WILLARD b: 1 DEC 1839 in St. Clair Co, Mo
    Mother: Sarah Jane COLYOTT b: 17 SEP 1847 in Madison Co, Mo

    Marriage 1 Wiley Andrew HOUSE b: 3 NOV 1864 in Oregon Co, MO
    • Married: 20 SEP 1888 in Oregon Co, MO
    1. Has No Children Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" HOUSE b: 2 NOV 1889 in Mo
    2. Has No Children Edie HOUSE b: 23 JUL 1891
    3. Has Children Earl James HOUSE b: 13 SEP 1892 in Oregon Co, Missouri
    4. Has No Children Squire Jackson HOUSE b: 23 MAR 1894 in Mo
    5. Has No Children Verna Ann HOUSE b: 22 AUG 1897
    6. Has Children Zella HOUSE b: 24 APR 1899 in Mo
    7. Has No Children Rella HOUSE b: 24 APR 1899
    8. Has Children Lola Alice HOUSE b: 13 JUL 1901 in Oregon Co, Mo
    9. Has No Children Bertha Jane HOUSE b: 9 OCT 1904
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