- Born: Cir 1820, North Carolina
- Marriage: Rosa
- Died: After 1880, Oxford, Granville Co., N.C.
The 1860 Federal Census for Ragland District, Granville Co., NC records Willis (40-NC) and Rosa (34-NC) Lewis with children Mildrid (12), Willis (8), Leonedus (7), Walter (5), Mattie (2), and Fannie (9/12). Willis is a M. D. with real estate valued at $17,000 and personal property at $42,150. Willis is listed in an 1860 slave schedule with 50 slaves.
The 1870 Federal Census for Oxford Township, Granville Co., NC records Willis (50-NC) and Rosa (45-VA) Lewis with children Willis E. (18), Leonadas (17), Walter (15), Mattie (13), Fannie (11), Arachable (9), and Maggie (7). Willis is a Physician with real estate valued at $5,000 and personal property at $1,000.
The 1880 Federal Census for Oxford Township, Granville Co., NC, District 107 records Willis Lewis (60-NC / Widower) with children Walter H. (25), Mattie J. (13), Charles A. (18), and Maggie E. (16). Willis is a Physician
Willis married Rosa. (Rosa was born circa 1825 in Virginia and died circa 1875 in Oxford, Granville Co., N.C..)