Nahum, Mitchell. History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Boston: Kidder & Wright, 1897. Read Here
- Joab Willis,
27. Joab (s. of Joshua 13) m. Martha, D. of John Bolton Jr- 1745, and had John 1745, Joab 1747, Martha 1749, Hezekiah, 1751, Timothy 1753*, Caleb 1755, Ruth 1757, Joshua 1760, Ezra, and Jacob. John ni. Abihail, D. of John Conant, 1774, and had John 1777, Asa 1779. — Martha and Ruth appear to have been at Winchester, whither most of the family removed. — Joab m. Alice Rickard 1772, and went to Pomfret, and to N. Y. State. Wid. Martha Willis died 1802, ae. 77. — Ezra d. here a bachelor. Jacob m. a Morse and went to Me.