Margaret Ellen Woolsey

Female31 October 1864–15 February 1953

Brief Life History of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Woolsey was born on 31 October 1864, in Argenta, Macon, Illinois, United States, her father, James Harrison Woolsey, was 28 and her mother, Fernandia Williams, was 24. She married William David Crume on 28 October 1880, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Portage Township, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 15 February 1953, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

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William David Crume
Margaret Ellen Woolsey
Marriage: 28 October 1880
Pink Wesley Crume
Lola Crume
Charles Cleveland Crume
Floyd Elmer Crume
Avery Cecil Crume

Sources (7)

  • Margaret E Crume, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Ellen Crume, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Margaret Woolsey in entry for Pink Wesley Crume, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1880Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1874: Macon, Illinois, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 26

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Wulsy (Old English Wulfsige, from wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’). The personal name was common in Suffolk, where it gave rise to the surname of Henry VIII's minister Cardinal Wolsey.

    History: George Woolsey came to New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) from England via the Netherlands in 1623.

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

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