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John Fletcher Willey papers

Identifier: MSM-2017-001

Collection Statement

Biographical material; includes census records, obituaries, genealogies, and memorabilia. Names in the Bible are: John F. Willey, E. E. Lang, Paulina Lang, Edward Prescott Lang, Martha Willey Lang, William Audrey Lang, Paulina Garner Willey, Maria Hopewell Willey, Mary Fidelia Willey, Shiveral Barzillai Willey, Emily J. Haas Willey, Dennis Franklin Willey, Priscilla H. Prather Willey, Paulina Vashti Willey Goodwin, Columbas Goodwin, America Ann Willey Brookbank, Mark L. Brookbank, Wyatt Emory Willey, Charles A. Prescott, Martha Ana Willey Prescott, Charlotte Hikes Willey Stewart, T. J. Stewart.


  • 1836 - 1993

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University or the United Methodist Church.

Biographical Sketch

John Fletcher Willey was born June 15, 1809 at Cincinnati, Ohio and died in 1889 in Clark County, Indiana. A member of the Indiana Militia and a colonel in the Civil War, he was a local preacher for the Southeast Indiana and Indiana conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


0.02 Cubic Feet (1 file folder and 1 volume)

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John Fletcher Willey papers Methodist Episcopal Church
John Riggs
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States