Melchisedek C. Woosley

1844–1900 (Age 56)
Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Melchisedek C.

When Melchisedek C. Woosley was born in 1844, in Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Thomas Woosley, was 38 and his mother, Ruthy Ladd Howard, was 34. He married Cynthia Ann May on 20 December 1866, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Christian, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died before 1900, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.

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Melchisedek C. Woosley
Cynthia Ann May
Marriage: 20 December 1866
Walter Napoleon Woosley
Eva Ethel Woosley
James Sherman Woosley
Lennie Leola Woosley
Zada Irene Woosley
Lula Jane Woolsey

Spouse and Children

20 December 1866
Christian, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · ""

Age 0

Historical Boundaries - 1844: Christian, Kentucky, United States

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 17

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolseley in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wulfsige + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Melchesedek Woosley in household of James T Woosley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Melchisadec Woosley in household of James T Woosley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Melchisedek C Woosley, "United States Census, 1880"

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