Born Feb. 7, 1839, son of Araunah S. and Abigail L de Nouville Willis. Araunah F. Willis was a life long resident of Angelica and vicinity; died January 24, 1921, 82 years of age. Married in 1861 to Julia Clark and to them were born four daughters, Mrs. Burton Waite of Michigan, Mrs. Eliza Wisner of Montana, Mrs. Almon Weaver of Birdsall, and Mrs. John S. Bardwell of Grove; and one son Claude all of whom survive him. Served in the Civil War 1862-1865. Mustered out March 11, 1865. He also leaves to mourn him two brothers, Rev. Daniel Willis of Maryland, and Martin Willis of this place, and three sisters, Mrs. Palmer of Washington, Mrs. G. H. Abbey of this place, and Mrs. Calvin Farnum of Burns; also nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Buried in Angelica. Lot 553, As The Day Dawns Cemetery.
"ANGELICA COLLECTANEA" & OBITUARIES