Descendants of Ann Harris

Fifth Generation

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176. Phyllis Wills (James Porter Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Phyllis married Alan Davidson.

They had the following children:

  399 F i Susan Davidson was born in 1944. She died in 1945.
+ 400 M ii James Davidson
+ 401 M iii Peter Davidson
+ 402 F iv Joanna Davidson

177. Dorothy Wills (James Porter Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Dorothy married Jeffrey Charles Meek. Jeffrey was born on 4 Mar 1918 in Hornsby. He died on 15 Mar 1994 in Eastwood.

They had the following children:

+ 403 M i Robert Malcolm Meek
  404 M ii Graham Stuart Meek was born on 5 Oct 1951. He died in Jan 1960 in Eastwood.
+ 405 M iii Andrew David Meek

178. Albert Leslie Wills (James Porter Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Albert married (1) Nancy Joan O'Rourke.

They had the following children:

+ 406 F i Marea Anne Wills
+ 407 M ii Anthony John Wills
+ 408 F iii Carmel Therese Wills
+ 409 M iv Mark Gerard Wills

Albert married (2) Pauline.

179. Hilda E M Wills (Walter Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born in 1904 in Sydney. She died in 1966.

Hilda married Stanley J Miles son of George Miles and Catherine in 1927 in Canterbury. Stanley was born in 1894 in Wagga Wagga. He died in 1966 in Wagga Wagga.

They had the following children:

+ 410 F i Joan Yvonne Miles

180. John Henry Wills (Walter Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born in 1918. He died on 19 Dec 1981.

John married Doris Elizabeth Rowntree.

They had the following children:

  411 M i Keith Wills
  412 M ii Trevor Wills
  413 F iii Marilyn Doris Wills died in 1958 in Parramatta.

182. Harry James Wills (George W Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born on 15 Mar 1907 in Paddington. He died on 15 Oct 1993 in Wollongong.

Harry Wills, was a successful professional boxer who was also known as Young Dealer Wells, after his father. Noted boxing writer Ray Mitchell in an article in the ALP Journal (Feb 1962 p 37) claimed Harry was a more impressive boxer than his father, although he did not win a national title. He fought many of the famous names in Australian boxing in the 1930s. He later ran a successful gymnasium in Wollongong, training Max Murphy who became Australian feather weight champion in 1958. He was also active in surf life saving, greyhound racing and swimming. He was President of the Port Kembla Waterside Workers Federation for many years and subsequently made a life member of the Australian Labor Party.

Harry married Phyllis Amy Hooper on 1 Jun 1929 in Wollongong. Phyllis was born on 4 Nov 1911 in Lake Illawara. She died on 13 Feb 1972 in Wollongong.

They had the following children:

+ 414 F i Helen Amy Wills
+ 415 M ii Harry James Wills
+ 416 M iii Colin George Wills
+ 417 F iv Margaret Dawn Wills

183. Ivy May Monica Wills (George W Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Ivy married (1) Wyndham Robert Orr Bourke. Wyndham died in Ashfield.

They had the following children:

+ 418 M i Donald Bourke
+ 419 F ii Joan Bourke

184. Stella Irene Wills (George W Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Stella married (1) George C F Adney.

They had the following children:

  420 M i George Adney
  421 F ii Faith Ellen Adney
        Faith married Brian Horsey.

Stella married (2) Leslie Alvyn Shaw.

185. Alexander Leslie Wills (George W Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born 1 on 5 Feb 1914 in Leichhardt. He died on 13 Jun 1989 in Petersham. The cause of death was Lung cancer.

Alex was the best educated of George’s children, being the only one to reach what is now Year 10. He worked as a bootmaker most of his life and for a time worked at James Porter Wills factory then at several boot factory’s but they all closed due to increasing competition. Alex died in 1990 from lung cancer.

Alexander married (1) Hilary Kathleen Ryan daughter of Thomas Herbert Ryan and Mary Josephine McDonald on 10 May 1941 in Marrickville. Hilary was born on 1 Mar 1918. She died in Jun 1974.

They had the following children:

+ 422 M i Leslie James Wills
+ 423 F ii Wendy Josephine Wills
+ 424 F iii Maureen Rose Wills
  425 M iv Michael Patrick Wills

Alexander married (2) Ethel Murray.

186. Mavis Olga Bolt (Miriam Ruby Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born on 4 Sep 1913 in Lithgow. She died on 26 Oct 1997 in Batemans Bay.

Mavis became a dressmaker and settled in Manly where her husband Harold Gibbs owned a block of four apartments. After the death of Harold Gibbs in 1968, Mavis retired to Batemans Bay and married John Hathaway.

Mavis married (1) Harold Raymond Gibbs in 1940 in Lithgow. Harold was born on 8 Sep 1900 in Trangie. He died on 28 Nov 1968 in Manly.

They had the following children:

+ 426 F i Joy Laraine Gibbs
+ 427 M ii Walter Vicary Gibbs
+ 428 F iii Denise Kaye Gibbs

Mavis married (2) John Hathaway.

188. Jack Baxter Bolt (Miriam Ruby Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann ) was born in 1921 in Lithgow. He died on 28 Jun 1997 in Lindfield.

Jack, or Coogan as he was known (after the child actor Jackie Coogan), served in the navy in WW2. After the sale of his mother's milk bar at Manly, the Surf Inn, Coogan and his wife June opened a chicken shop in Lindfield and operated it for many years

Jack married Dorothea June Ellson in 1941 in Manly. Dorothea was born in 1921. She died in 2001.

They had the following children:

+ 429 M i Richard Ian Bolt
+ 430 M ii Donald Bolt
+ 431 M iii Robert Walter Bolt
+ 432 M iv Colin Albert Bolt

193. Donald Ross Wills (Albert Leslie Wills , James Porter Wills , John Wills , Ann )

Donald married Margaret Ann Fohmsbee.

They had the following children:

  433 M i Todd Wills
  434 F ii Dee-ann Wills
        Dee-ann married Stewart Greg.

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