Edward Willis born 5 Nov 1835 Halifax, NS, was the son of John and Dorothy (LeRoi) Willis of County Cavan, Ireland He died 5 Mar 1891. He came to NB as a young man and settled in Saint John. He married, in 1858, Sarah Adams, daughter of Zachariah and Mary (Chapman) Adams of Saint John. They had three sons and five daughters.

only children mentioned were:
1) Edward Leroi Willis b. 1860, d. 16 Oct 1947: married and had issue
2) Miss Willis m. Mr. Manson of Halifax.

PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: Edward Willis, 1 page
see PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 552-555.