Granville Co., NC - Deed Book D, p161
01 Dec 1760
Grant to William Willis for 508 acres on both sides of Reedy Creek in Granville Co., NC on Benton's line.
William Willis and Ann Willis, his wife
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book D, p229
12 May 1761
sold to Samuel Benton, 200 acres on both sides of Shearman's road at Willis' and Smith's lines.
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book D, p301
10 Aug 1761
sold to John Hogan, 258 acres in Granville Co. on both sides of Reedy Creek at John Raggain's line and Benton's line.
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book D, p306
20 Mar 1761
sold to John Raigain, 50 acres on Reedy Branch in Granville Co., at Benton's line.
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book E, p124
24 Jul 1761
Grant to Phillip Pryor of Granville Co., for 600 acres of land on Reedy Creek along Willis' line and Smith's line.
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book F, p305
James Sandland to Joseph Murfee - 475 acres on Richland and Smith's Creeks on lines of Wade, Benton and Willis.
Granville Co., NC - Deed Book G, p144
9 Mar 1761
Grant to Samuel Benton for 429 acres on Reedy Branch adjoining Eaves, Petterford, Brandford and Willis.
Granville co., NC - Deed Book G, p345
1 Mar 1762
Michael Wilson - 700 acres on Hatchers Run on Willis line.
Granville Co., NC
Will of William Rose
Signed 1 Dec 1768; proved Jan Court 1769
James Willis witnessed Will.
Granville Co., NC
8 May 1773
Account of sale of estate of John Harris, deceased- James Willis Buyer
Will of Darwin Elwick signed 5 Feb 1763
Proved Nov Court, 1764 Granville Co., NC
Willed 1/2 of his estate to his niece Sarah Willis, daughter of Samuel Willis (Lincoln Co., NC). The other half to the children of Benjamin Barton and to his wife, Ann, if Sarah Willis dies without heirs, the whole to go to the children of Ann Barton; to my Aunt Mary wife of Samuel Willis of Lincoln Co., NC 100 pounds,if she be living and if not to Sarah, her daughter.
North Carolina Taxpayer- Granville Co., NC
William Willis 1762, 1764, 1769, 1771
James Willis 1769
Meshack Willis 1771
Tax List-Oxford, Granville Co., NC
Wm. Willis-sons John Hogan and Wm. Willis Jr.
Muster of Co. William Eaton’s Granville Regiment 8 Oct 1754
Capt Sugar Jones’s Company- Soldier- William Willis
Muster of Col. Richard Henderson’s Granville Regiment 1771
Capt James Yancey’s Foot Company-Meshack Willis
“Claims of British Merchants After The Revolutionary War “by Ransom McBride- The NC Genealogical Society Journal, Vol. V No.3, Aug 1979
Claims investigated by William Duffy, Special Investigator- Alston Young & Company 1801
Sherwood Willis-10 Dec 1774- L0.5.9- He removed from Mecklenburg to Bedford Co., VA (Bedford Co., was originally part of Lunenburg Co., VA)
Wm. Willis, Jr.-1772- Living in Mecklenburg Co., VA