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The best I can tell from the 1860 census, Willard Landon b. abt 1852, was the brother of Lillie Landon b. abt 1858. They were the children of Clinton Landon b. abt 1830 and Elizabeth b. abt 1832.
In the 1870 census Lillie is listed as 12 years old and there is a Willie, who is 9 (this may not be the same child as the Willard listed in the 1860 census).
Clinton H. Landon was born in Delaware Co, NY in 1828 and died in St. Elizabeth Hospital for the insane on 26 Apr 1875. Clinton was a soldier during the Civil War. In 1872 he was admitted to at least 2 different Veteran's hospitals due to partial paralysis.