Willard, Frances. (Churchville, New York, 1839--1898).
It seems as if her forebears passed on a heritage of an iron will and unyielding courage reflecting the rugged rocky New Eng. Hills they loved. Frances Eliz. Was born into this family in Churchville, NY Sept. 28 1839. When she was five they moved to Ohio to enroll in a school that would accept both men and women, Oberlin. Her Father enrolled as a student. And her mother, after the children were no longer babies, enrolled in many courses. They bought several lots and built a house on what is now Willard Court. After several happy years here, for her father’s health they were advised to move to a farm. In 1846 they put their belongings in three prairie schooners, moved to Wisconsin a… Go to person page >