Simeon Slavins Willis was the youngest child of Abigail Slavens and John H. Willis.
John H. Willis was born July 13, 1836 near Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio. He was a pioneer in the iron Furnace industry.
Abigail Slavens was born 22 May 1841. She was the daughter of James Slavins b 1798 in VA and Elizabeth Snedegar.
The children of John H. Willis and Abigail Slavins Willis were:
William Christopher Willis born 15 January 1860
John Michael Willis born 25 January 1862.
Charles Edward Willis born 8 January 1867.
Guard F. Willis born 15 December 1874
Elizabeth born 12 January 1876
Harvey born 30 march 1877
Randall born 30 March 1877
Simeon Slavens Willis born 1 December 1879.