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[Family Grave Marker of Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Photograph of the family grave marker of Dr. Thomas L. Willis, located in the IOOF Cemetery in Denton, TX. It reads: "Thomas L. Willis, M.D., D.D.S., June 27, 1824 - Mar. 31, 1889. Letitia Barnett Hutchison Willis, Dec. 8, 1828 - Jan. 23, 1925. John P. Willis, Nov. 4, 1864 - Nov. 2, 1884."
Date: May 22, 2006
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Funeral Notice for Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Funeral notice for Thomas L. Willis, which reads: "Funeral Notice. The friends and acquaintances of the late DR. T. L. WILLIS are requested to attend his funeral from the family residence at 4 o'clock this evening, interrment [sic] at Odd Fellows' Cemetery. Services will be conducted by Rev. Mr. Chalk at the grave. Denton, Texas, Monday, April 1, 1889."
Date: April 1, 1889
Item Type: Text

[Jessie Elizabeth Willis at the Age of 12]

Description: Photograph of Jessie Elizabeth "Bettie" Willis, at age 12. She is the daughter of Letitia Barnett Hutchison Willis and Dr. Thomas L. Willis. She stands next to a chair, resting her hand on its arm. She wears a black dress with a white collar. The photograph has been hand colored.
Date: [1873..1874]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of John P. Willis]

Description: Photograph of John P. Willis, made in Denton, Texas. He wears a suit, and stands with one hand holding a candle holder on a table. There is a painted background behind him, and a small fake dog has been placed slightly behind him.
Date: [1864..1874]
Creator: Weatherington, G. R.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Stallings House]

Description: Photograph of "Aunt Tiny and Uncle Jess Stallings House" on West Sycamore Street in Denton, Texas. The house is two stories with a fence surrounding it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Portrait of Doctor Thomas L. Willis seated in front of a decorated wall or backdrop. He is looking down, with his arm resting on the arm of the chair. He has a handlebar mustache, and is wearing a suit.
Date: [1840..1889]
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Bob and Butch Taylor]

Description: Portrait of a baby and young child sitting on pedestals with a painted backdrop behind them. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Bob and Butch Taylor, sons of Riley and Kate Taylor."
Date: unknown
Creator: Marable, M. M.
Item Type: Photograph