| Enoch Berry Wills was
born 28 February 1832 in Grayson County, Virginia. He married
Rebecca Jane Cook 17 September 1856 in Wyoming County,
Virginia. Their children were: William born 1856, Mary
Frances born 15 October 1856 Rockcastle, Wyoming County, Virginia,
Victoria born 12 June 1858 and Stephen born 1864. After Rebecca
Jane died Enoch had three more wifes, Julia Ann Wyatt, Nancy Laxton and
Sarilda Laxton. He died 24 September 1900.
Berry Wills was a Private in the War Between the States. He
enlisted in Co. I, 7th Regiment WV Cavalry, USA 7 December 1861 in Wyoming County,
He was captured at Middleton 5 miles South of Stephens City which is
south of Winchester, on the Union chase for Stonewall Jackson through
the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
His occupation was a farmer, carpenter and turner. There
are still tables in Wyoming County, West Virginia that he made.
5'11" tall, had fair complexion, blue eyes and light hair. He was
captured at the Battle of Bull Run 2 September 1862 and was a P.O.W.
13 September 1862 and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA.
||Enoch is buried at Cook Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming County, West
Virginia. The cemetery is off Route 97 Past the State highway
up the hill behind Phillips house in Rockview, and behind the Johnson
house, near Mathew Bailey Creek.
Enoch B. Wills
7th WVA Cav Co I