Willis was born in 1848, the son of Allen Hemingway and Harriet Tyler.
1850 US census Plymouth, Litchfield, CT - Allen Hemingway, 42 yrs, merchant with Harriet 31 yrs, Rodney A 15 yrs, Mary A 13 yrs, Roselin 11 yrs, Geo R 8 yrs, Anson T 6 yrs, Willis R 2 yrs, Harriet 2 months, Mary Ryan 17 yrs, Lucretia Smith 65 yrs
1860 US census Leyden, Cook, Illinois - Allen Hemingway, 51 yrs, farmer, with Harriett 40 yrs, Rosalia 20 yrs, George 18 yrs, Anson 15 yrs, Willis R 12 yrs, Harriet 9 yrs, Lucretia SMITH 75 yrs - all born Connecticut
1870 US census Leyden, Cook, Illinois - Allen Hemingway, 62 yrs, farmer, with Harriett 51 yrs, Willis R 22 yrs, Harriet 19 yrs, Lucretia SMITH 85 yrs - all born Connecticut
1880 US census Norwood Park, Cook, Illinois - Allen Hemingway, 71 yrs farmer, with wife Harriet 60 yrs, next family is Willis 32 yr farmer with wife Mary 27 yrs
 1850 United States Federal Census shows parents and siblings of Willis R Hemingway
See also:  1880 United States Federal Census about Willis Hemingway
See also:  Findagrave.com Willis R Hemingway
See also:  Kankakee County, Illinois Death Index, 1870-1992 about Willis Hemingway
See also:  Heminway Family Tree
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