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  1. Francis Willis: Birth: Abt 1650 in Oxford, Ware Parish, England. Death: 1691 in East Greenwich Parish, Kent County, England

a. Note:   NI1796
Note:   Francis Willis, is believed to be the progenitor of the Willise s of Virginia. He is recorded as a scholar of St. John's College, Oxford , in 1557, the fifth year of the reign of Queen Mary, and subsequently h e took his bachelor's and master's degrees with the Bagley prize; becam e president of St. John's College and vice-chancellor of the University o f Oxford. He also held for different periods in his life five prominent o ffices in the Church of England, and after a life of constant activity an d usefulness he died 1596. Of the second generation of these Willises the re seems to be no record found as yet. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.