Jacob Craven WILLIS / Malinda SELF

Husband: Jacob Craven WILLIS (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 17 DEC 1821 in: Rutherford County, NC Married: in: Died: 28 SEP 1883 in: Cleveland County, NC Buried: Kadesh Methodist Church, Cleveland County, NC Father: Jacob WILLIS Mother: Lydia BLACK
Wife: Malinda SELF (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 19 AUG 1829 in: Died: 22 FEB 1914 in: Buried: Kadesh Methodist Church, Cleveland County, NC Father: Lemuel Saunders SELF Mother: Rebecca ROOKER
1 Name: Lydia Ann WILLIS F Born: 11 OCT 1852 in: Cleveland County, NC Died: 2 NOV 1932 in: Cleveland County, NC Married: 28 SEP 1873 in: Cleveland County, NC Spouse: Andrew Stephen WHITE

Jacob C. Willis & Malinda Self

Civil War Records

North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster: Jacob C. Willis is listed as a Private in Co. F, 37th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Enlisted at Camp Holmes, near Raleigh, October 5, 1864, for the war. Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.5 



  1. "Abstracts from a 1906 Defense of the Heritage of Patterson Lorenzo Newton", Bulletin of The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, Forest City, NC. Fall 2016, p.136-141. [ p.140: Statement by Malinda Willis refers to her husband Jacob Willis, her daughter Ann Willis, and Ann's husband A. S. White. ]
  2. [Civil War Compiled Service Record of Jacob C. Willis]. National Archives, Washington D.C., 8 p. (PDF Copy (2.1 Mbytes)).
  3. [Estate Papers of Jesse R. Willis (1896)]. Cleveland County loose estate papers, file C.R.026.508.57, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh. 5 p. (Scanned copy of originals made 16 Aug 2006 (only first 5 pages of larger file copied) (2.4 Mbytes)). [ Names nine children of J. C. Willis surviving in 1896. ]
  4. Hoyle, Joseph J., Edited by Jeffrey M. Girvan. Deliver Us from This Cruel War, The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Joseph J. Hoyle, 55th North Carolina Infantry. McFarland and Company, Inc., Jefferson, N.C., 2010. ISBN: 978-0-7864-4757-2. [ p.7-8: Information on the brothers of Malinda Self who served in the Civil War. p.183: Joseph J. Hoyle's letter to his wife dated 11 July 1864 references J. C. Willis. ]
  5. Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth T Jordan. North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster. North Carolina State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh, 1963, 15 vols. ISBN 0865260052. [ Vol. 9, p. 550: Lists Jacob C Willis, Private, Co. F, 37th North Carolina Regiment. ]

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