Museum the New Llano Colony



Oramil Will

Birth: He was born in 1905 at California.  

Family Information: Son of Frances and John Will.

Brother of Lois and Roberta Will.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1910 he was living in California with his parents, sister Lois and paternal grandmother.

The family joined the colony during the California years and made the move to Newllano, Louisiana with the body of colonists -- John rode in the auto caravan while Francis and the children rode the specially chartered train.  

Home in Colony: In 1920 he was living in Newllano, Louisiana with his parents and two sisters. 

Job in Colony:  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1930 he was again living in California with his parents, two sisters, plus his wife (Anna May) and a lodger. At the time he was working as a truck driver for a meat packing plant.

In 1940 he, his wife Anna May, and their son, John, were living in California and he was working as a salesman for a packing company.  

Death: He died in 1995 at San Bernardino, California and was buried at Vallecito Cemetery #1.  

Sources: US Census: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940; California Death Index; FindAGrave.com  

 

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