(c. 1921)

George William Willett


Born: 29 Apr 1889 in Tulare, Spink County, South Dakota, USA

Died: 9 May 1978 in Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA

Father: William Willett (? – ?)

Mother: Marie Harrison (? – ?)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Mary Anna Spear (1896 – 1986)

Married: 31 Aug 1921 in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota, USA

Child: Leonard Ross Willett (1922 – 2009)

Child: Emilie Ruth Willett (1923 – 2007)

Child: <private> Willett

Child: <private> Willett


George served for about a year prior to his WWI draft registration (5 Jun 1917), in the South Dakota National Guard, in the Mitchell branch, where he was a private. However, he was never called up for active duty. (He is not listed as a veteran in the 1930 U.S. Census.)

Change Date

This data was last changed on 5 Nov 2007, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
A Spear Family History
by Michael Engelmann; [applies to death]
Draft Registration for WWI (George William Willett)
[applies to name, birth, notes]
Memorial Services Card (Emilie Ruth [Willett] Price)
[applies to name]
Record of Marriage (George W. Willett, Mary A. Spears)
[applies to name, birth, marriage]