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Hamilton Lewis Willett (1826 - 1910)

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Hamilton Lewis Willett
Born in , Culpeper, Virginia, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Newton, Newton, Texas, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 22 Apr 2014
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Categories: Culpeper County, Virginia | Jasper County, Texas | Newton County, Texas.


Hamilton Willett married Luraney Durett (Dourett) (b. April 28, 1835; AL/d. October 2, 1906; Newton County, TX).[1]

1830 census ?
1840 census ?
1850 census ?

1860 Jasper, Texas Census

H L Willet M 32 Virginia
Laurana Willet F 26 Alabama
John Willet M 8 Louisiana
Louisa Willet F 3 Louisiana
Rebecca Willet F 3 Louisiana
Margaret Willet F 0 Louisiana

1870 Newton County, Texas Census

Hamilton L Willet M 44 Virginia
Lauriana Willet F 36 Alabama
John G Willet M 18 Louisiana
Louisa J Willet F 16 Louisiana
Emeline Willet F 12 Texas
Benjamin Willet M 8 Texas
Elizabeth Willet F 5 Texas
Daniel Willet M 3 Texas
James Willet M 0 Texas
Susan Willet F 18 Georgia

[Thomas and Rebecca Durett were living next door to Hamilton in the 1870 census.]

1880 Newton County, Texas Census

Self H L Willett M 51 Virginia
Dau Luiza J Willett F 25 Louisiana
Son Daniel Willett M 12 Texas
Son James Willett M 10 Texas
Dau Lucinda Willett F 8 Texas
Son Hamilton Willett M 5 Texas
G-son Albert Willett M 10 Texas
G-son Edward Willett M 7 Texas
Dau Elizabeth Willett F 15 Texas
Wife Luraney Willett F 45 Alabama
Son B L Willett M 17 Louisiana
Dau Emily Willett F 19 Louisiana
Dau Luella Willett F 3 Texas

1900 Newton, Texas, United States



Luisa Head F 43 LA/VA/AL farmer single
Albert Son M 29; TX/LA/TX
Edd Son 32; TX/LA/TX


Hamelton Willet Head M 72 VA/VA/VA md. 11 years, farmer
Dourinna Willet Wife F 65 AL/SC/SC 10 children, 5 living
Danial A Willet Son M 33 TX/VA/AL
Ema Willet Daughter F 40
James M Willet Son M 31
Loucinda Willet Daughter F 28
Hamelton L Willet Son M 25
Ella M Willet Daughter F 23
Jessie R Hairreson Grandson M 22
Tropatrurta Willet Granddaughter F 17
Cecil C Willet Son M 13


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GenForum Willet Discussion

Discussion about finding no records for Hamilton L. in Culpeper County, Virginia.

Could one of the following be a relative/parent of Hamilton, especially those from Culpeper County?

1820 Virginia Census Index

Willett, David Botetourt County No Twp. Listed
Fanny Elizabeth City County Hampton
James Richmond County No Twp. Listed
Mary Harrison County No Twp. Listed
Wm Accomack County Accomac
Willet, Edward Harrison County No Twp. Listed
George Culpeper County No Twp. Listed
John Accomack County St. Georges Parish
John Preston County No Twp. Listed
Mary Harrison County No Twp. Listed
Sarah Culpeper County No Twp. Listed
Waitman Accomack County St. Georges Parish
William Accomack County St. Georges Parish
William Jr. Accomack County St. Georges Parish

Willett, Ouellette yDNA project


  • "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 May 2014), H L Willet, [Blank], Jasper, Texas, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 21, household ID 138, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 805298.
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 Apr 2014), Hamilton L Willet, Texas, United States; citing p. 44, family 329, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000553099.
  • "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 Apr 2014), H L Willett, Precinct 1 And 4, Newton, Texas, United States; citing sheet 536A, NARA microfilm publication T9.
  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 Nov 2014), Hamelton Willet, Justice Precincts 1 & 7, Newton, Texas, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 129, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241662.
  • 1820 census index of Virginia from Heritage Quest, available at some libraries.

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