The Descendants of John WILLISTON

Seventh Generation


97. Joseph Morton II GOOD (Katherine Lura WILLIS , Benjamin Gerard WILLIS , Simeon WILLIS , Seth WILLIS , Thomas Martin , John ) was born JAN 26 1901 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He died DEC 17 1969 in Burtonsville, Maryland from Lung Cancer and was buried 1969 in Ft. Hill Cemetary, Cleveland, Tenn..

Joseph 1935 B.A. from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. He resided 1935 in Jacksonville and then Miami, Florida. He resided 1944 in Gainsville, Fl.. He resided 1954 in Jacksonville, Fl.. He was employed BET. 1930 - 1965 in SBTC, Marketing Manager for Special Projects.

Joseph married Mary Frances MORTON on DEC 22 1925 in Nashville, Tennessee. Mary was born 1906 in Nashville, Tenn.. She died 1991 in Clewston, Hendry County, Florida from Kidney Cancer and was buried 1991 in Ft. Hill Cemetary, Cleveland, Tenn..

They had the following children:

+ 107 M i Joseph Morton III GOOD
+ 108 M ii George Morton GOOD was born MAY 10 1929 and died MAR 20 1992.

98. Katharine Lura WILLIS (William Nobel WILLIS , Benjamin Gerard WILLIS , Simeon WILLIS , Seth WILLIS , Thomas Martin , John ) was born 1 SEP 16 1905 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. She died 2 MAY 7 1992 in Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina from cerebral hemmorhage due to fall and was buried MAY 11 1992 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Katharine #: 410-10-1461, issued in Tennessee. She resided 4 in Last residence: 27568.

1 _MDCL Suffered from: osteoporosis which caused her to loose 5 inches in height from the onset until her death and macular degeneration which cause almost total blindness. Surgeries: appendectomy, T&A


[Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U.S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with S, Date of Import: Aug 11, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.3.66010.186]

Individual: Shipley, Katharine
Birth date: Sep 16, 1905
Death date: May 1992
Social Security #: 410-10-1461
Last residence: 27568
State of issue: TN

Katharine married Claude Wilbur SHIPLEY on JUN 5 1937 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Claude was born MAY 11 1908 in Sale Creek, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He died FEB 21 2000 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida and was buried FEB 25 2000 in National Cemetary, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Claude resided 1948 in Moved to 4327 Juanita Way, SSP, Fl. from Chattanooga, Tn.. He resided 1935 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He resided 1940 in 2418 12 Street, Chattanooga, Tenn.. He resided 1948 in Moved to Miami, Fl. from St. Petersburg, Fl.. He resided 1961 in Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn. from Miami Springs, Fl.. He resided 1972 in Moved to Pine Level, N.C. from Chattanooga, Tn.. He resided 1992 in Moved to Lakeport, Fla. from Pine Level, N.C.. He resided 1994 in Harkers Island, N.C. from Lakeport, Fl.. He resided 1997 in Moved to the Masonic Home of Fla., SP, FfHI, N.C.. He was employed 1920 in LDOiSC, Tenn. driving a team of mules hauling peaches.. He was employed BET. 1926 - 1929 in HSiC, Tenn. as a truck driver delivering stock to stores.. He 1920 411-01-4473. He 1950 Joined Free and Accepted Masons. He 1992 MMmtMHLN6, Fl. from Daylight Medridian Lodge, Miami, Fl..

1 _MILT
2 DATE 1929
2 PLAC Joined U. S. Army and went to Hawaii as a driver for a Colonel.
1 _MDCL Diagnosed with small cell Lymphoma, August, 1997.


Below is a copy of Claude delayed birth certificate.

Claude and Katharine had the following children:

+ 109 F i Linda Kay SHIPLEY
+ 110 F ii Mary Katharine SHIPLEY

99. George Gerard WILLIS (William Nobel WILLIS , Benjamin Gerard WILLIS , Simeon WILLIS , Seth WILLIS , Thomas Martin , John ) was born 1 JUN 29 1914 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He died 2 NOV 12 1986 in Orlando, Orange County, Florida and was buried NOV 14 1986 in Hilcreast Memorial Garden, Fort Pierce, Florida.

George #: 413-03-8301, issued in Tennessee. He resided 4 in Last residence: FL 33451.

[Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U.S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with W, Date of Import: Aug 11, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.3.102751.195]

Individual: Willis, George
Birth date: Jun 29, 1914
Death date: Nov 1986
Social Security #: 413-03-8301
Last residence: FL 33451
State of issue: TN

George was working as a lifeguard at Warner Park in Chattanooga, Tenn. when he met Dorothy Matlock. In the early 1940's the family moved to Michigan where George worked as a welder in an aircraft plant at Willowrun. The family moved to Miami, Fla. in the later 1940's and George went to work for Sealtest Dairy where he retired from.

George married Dorothy MATLOCK on SEP 19 1936 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. Dorothy was born MAY 9 1918 in Sheffield, Alabama. She died JAN 3 2000 in Miami, Dade County, Florida and was buried JAN 7 2000 in Hilcreast Memorial Garden, Fort Pierce, Florida.

They had the following children:

+ 111 M i David Lee WILLIS
+ 112 M ii James Arthur WILLIS

101. Nathanial Lane HANCOCK (John HANCOCK , Mary Eliza WILLIS , Simeon WILLIS , Seth WILLIS , Thomas Martin , John ) was born SEP 8 1893 in Onslow County, North Carolina. He died MAY 16 1962 in Wilmington, North Carolina and was buried after MAY 16 1962 in Oak Grove Cemetary, Bear Creek, Swansboro, North Carolina.

Nathanial married Laura Ward TAYLOR on UNKNOWN in Unknown. Laura was born MAR 1 1896 in Carteret County, North Carolina. She died JUL 26 1980 in Onslow County, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  113 F i Wilda Ward HANCOCK
        Wilda married (1) Fnu KNIGHT on 1990 in Unknown. Fnu was born UNKNOWN in Unknown. He died UNKNOWN in Unknown.
        Wilda also married (2) Fnu HURST on UNKNOWN in Unknown. Fnu was born UNKNOWN in Unk. He died UNKNOWN in Unk.
  114 M ii Nathanial Taylor HANCOCK
        Nathanial married Nell LNU

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