Frederick Elijah Woolsey

11 February 1850–30 December 1928 (Age 78)
Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life of Frederick Elijah

When Frederick Elijah Woolsey was born on 11 February 1850, in Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, John Fuller Woolsey, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Adeline Mosher, was 28. He married Eva Estella Morehouse on 24 December 1874, in Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Gunplain Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 December 1928, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Gunplain Township, Allegan, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Frederick Elijah Woolsey
Eva Estella Morehouse
Marriage: 24 December 1874
Lilian May Woolsey
Frederick Clifford Woolsey

Spouse and Children

24 December 1874
Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States


    Lilian May Woolsey


    Frederick Clifford Woolsey


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 4

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wulsi, Old English Wulfsige, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Woolsey in household of John Woolsey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fredrick Woolsey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frederick E Woolsey in household of John F Woolsey, "United States Census, 1870"

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