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Family HistoryFamily History - Lawrence Curtis Willard

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Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features Lawrence Curtis Willard and 22 of his descendants down to the fourth generation.


First Generation
1. Lawrence Curtis Willard,1 born 11 August 1917 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, the son of Richard D. Willard and Alice B. Waitz;1, 2 died 18 July 1974 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut. Lawrence married, 21 October 1939 in Uncasville, New London County, Connecticut, Mary Blanche Kropowski (born 4 November 1917 in New London, New London County, Connecticut, the daughter of Alexander Krupowski and Marcella ‘Mary’ Zacharowa; Mary died 13 October 1986 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut).

+2i. Lawrence Curtis Willard, Jr., born 12 December 1940. Married (1) D’Aun ‘Dee’ Naumann Married (2) Phyllis Mae Welch.
+3ii. William Warren Willard, born 27 July 1942. Married Patricia Ann Longton.
+4iii. Patricia Jean Willard, born 18 December 1943; died 16 October 1997 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Married (1) Clarence ‘Butch’ Pero Married (2) Rocco Carbone, Jr..
+5iv. Thomas Frank Willard, born 26 June 1948. Married Anita M. Parenteau.
+6v. Robert George Willard, born 27 November 1949. Married Nancy Jean Longton.

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, Ohio, Lucas County, Toledo City, Enumeration District 14, Sheet No. 13B, family of Richard D. and Alice B. Willard, daughter Clara J. (erroneously listed as a son), and sons Richard A., Floyd F, and Curtiss L.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Michigan, Monroe County, LaSalle Township, Enumeration District 58-16, Sheet No. 16B, family of Richard and Alice Willard.
Second Generation
2. Lawrence Curtis Willard, Jr.2 (Lawrence1), born 12 December 1940. Lawrence married, first, in New Braunfels, Texas, D’Aun ‘Dee’ Naumann (born 14 December 1943, the daughter of Arthur E. Naumann). Lawrence married, second, 29 July 1972 in Dover, Delaware, Phyllis Mae Welch (born 15 May 1948, the daughter of Norman Welch and Hulda Purnell).

+7i. Lawrence Curtis Willard III, born 27 August 1967 in Lewes, Delaware. Married Kristin L. Wilkins.
+8ii. Michael Glynn Willard, born 19 May 1974 in Landstuhl, Germany. Married Kerry Rose Knakel.

3. William Warren Willard2 (Lawrence1), born 27 July 1942. William married, 10 September 1966, Patricia Ann Longton (born 22 December 1947, the daughter of Cyril Longton and Helen Mary Allen).

 9i. Christopher Matthew Willard, born 26 June 1975 in New London, New London County, Connecticut;1 died 15 March 2001 in Fort Worth, Texas.2 Christopher graduated from Fitch Senior High School in 1993. He attended the University of Connecticut at Avery Point as well as a Texas junior college. He moved to Fort Worth in January 1995. Christopher was licensed as a certified pharmacy technician. He died as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
+10ii. Shantai Shandell Willard, born 10 March 1977. Married Latonja Yvette Allen.
+11iii. Jonathan Phillip Willard, born 22 June 1979 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut. Partnered with (1) Amy Collard Married (2) Carrie Elizabeth Dailey.

4. Patricia Jean Willard2 (Lawrence1), born 18 December 1943; died 16 October 1997 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Patricia married, first, 4 April 1964 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut, Clarence ‘Butch’ Pero (born ____, parents not determined). Patricia married, second, 29 July 1967 in Sprague, Connecticut, Rocco Carbone, Jr. (born 12 May 1934, parents not determined).

5. Thomas Frank Willard2 (Lawrence1), born 26 June 1948.1 Thomas married, 20 December 1975, Anita M. Parenteau (born 3 May 1949, the daughter of Walter J. Parenteau and Lillian A. LaBerge1).

 12i. Sarah Lynne Willard.
 13ii. Brenda Mary Willard, born 24 July 1987.

6. Robert George Willard2 (Lawrence1), born 27 November 1949. Robert married, 21 December 1968, Nancy Jean Longton (born 12 August 1950, the daughter of Cyril Longton and Helen Mary Allen).

+14i. Robert George Willard, Jr., born 22 July 1973 in New London, New London County, Connecticut. Married Amy Tatta.
+15ii. Dawn M. Willard, born 27 December 1975 in New London, New London County, Connecticut. Married Anthony Scott Weeks.

  1. This is publicly viewable information found in various public information repositories, people finding websites, and/or social media.
  2. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Christopher Willard, no. 048-80-6303
Third and Fourth Generations
7. Lawrence Curtis Willard III3 (Lawrence,2 Lawrence1), born 27 August 1967 in Lewes, Delaware. Lawrence married, 4 April 2004 in Whatcoat United Methodist Church, Camden, Delaware, Kristin L. Wilkins (born 23 November 1974, parents not determined).

 16i. Ryan Andrew Willard, born xxxx.

8. Michael Glynn Willard3 (Lawrence,2 Lawrence1), born 19 May 1974 in Landstuhl, Germany. Michael married, 5 June 2002, Kerry Rose Knakel (born ____, the daughter of George Charles Knakel and Kathleen P. Foran).

 17i. Gavyn Bryce Willard, born xxxx.

10. Shantai Shandell Willard3 (William,2 Lawrence1), born 10 March 1977.1, 2 Shantai married, 29 April 2010, Latonja Yvette Allen (born 15 October 1971, parents not determined3). Shantai was adopted by William Warren Willard and Patricia Ann Longton 14 February 1984.1

11. Jonathan Phillip Willard3 (William,2 Lawrence1), born 22 June 1979 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.1, 2 Jonathan partnered with, first, ca. 2001, Amy Collard (born 27 September 1983, parents not determined2). Jonathan married, second, 16 August 2002, Carrie Elizabeth Dailey (born 12 July 1976, parents not determined1). Jonathan was adopted by William Warren Willard and Patricia Ann Longton 14 February 1984.1

 18i. James Joshua Willard, born xxxx.
 19i. Xe’Nedra Damara Willard, born xxxx.
 20ii. Gwynneth Ariadne Willard, born xxxx.
 21iii. Kenneth Frank Willard, born xxxx.

14. Robert George Willard, Jr.3 (Robert,2 Lawrence1), born 22 July 1973 in New London, New London County, Connecticut.4 Robert married, 11 March 2000, Amy Tatta4 (born 21 October 1975 in New London, New London County, Connecticut, parents not determined4).

 22i. Zachary Willard, born xxxx.
 23ii. Meghan Willard, born xxxx.

15. Dawn M. Willard3 (Robert,2 Lawrence1), born 27 December 1975 in New London, New London County, Connecticut.4 Dawn married, 23 May 1997 in Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, Anthony Scott Weeks5 (born ____, the son of William Herman Weeks). Their marriage ended in divorce.4

  1. Email from Bill and Pat Willard to Shirley (Chapel) Smith, 18 July 2007.
  2. This is publicly viewable information found in various public information repositories, people finding websites, and/or social media.
  3. Email Pat and Bill Willard to Peggy (Krupowski) Gazlay, 31 August 2010
  4. Email from Bob Willard, Jr., to Peggy (Krupowski) Gazlay 1 February 2010.
  5. Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2001, available at Ancestry.com. Groom: Anthony S. Weeks, age 24. Bride: Dawn M. Willard, age 21. Marriage Date: 23 May 1997. Marriage Place: Killingly, Windham, Connecticut.