William Robert Wooley

22 August 1859–18 November 1933 (Age 74)
Dunbar, Otoe, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of William Robert

When William Robert Wooley was born on 22 August 1859, in Dunbar, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, his father, David Miller Wooley, was 23 and his mother, Jane Harris, was 18. He married Jennie Evans on 25 December 1878, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 November 1933, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know William Robert? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Robert Wooley
1859–1933
Jennie Evans
1864–1924
Marriage: 25 December 1878
Carrie May Wooley
1879–1918
David Miller Wooley
1882–1942
Margaret Jane Wooley
1886–1953
Herbert Roy Wooley
1892–1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1878Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867
    Age 8
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Woolley .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Woolley

    Sources (25)

    • William Russell Wooley in entry for David Miller Wooley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm R Wiley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wm R Wooley in entry for Carrie N Weaven, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.