Contributed by Virginia Alexander
James Q. Wills was born in Harris Co., Georgia, abt. 1831-32, son of John W. and Sarah (Davis) Wills. He married in Harris Co., Georgia, 17 Mar 1854 to Eliza Ann Hasty, daughter of William and Elizajane (Harper) Hasty. James Q. was a Confederate soldier, in the 17th Georgia Infantry. Official records show that he died in the Georgia Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, 17 Nov 1861. Family tradition says otherwise–that he was only wounded and came back home. There is an official record of a James Q. Wills who was selling mules to the Confederates in Louisiana after 1861.Â
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