Mary Catherine Wooldridge

12 May 1856–24 October 1953 (Age 97)
Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Wooldridge was born on 12 May 1856, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Thomas Wooldridge, was 29 and her mother, Margaret H Lee, was 19. She married Oliver Cromwell Palmer on 6 June 1875, in Dade, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Green Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Lockwood, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 24 October 1953, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hardtner Cemetery, Hardtner, Barber, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Cromwell Palmer
1846–1913
Mary Catherine Wooldridge
1856–1953
Marriage: 6 June 1875
Ada Capitola Palmer
1877–1969
Alice Jeanette Palmer
1880–1969
Lera Sunshine Palmer
1888–1943
Wintha Othello Palmer
1896–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1875
Dade, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Thomas Wooldridge

    Male1827–1913Male

    Margaret H Lee

    Female1837–1856Female

siblings

(3)

    John M Wooldridge

    Male1855–Male

    Female1856–1953Female

    Sarah E Wooldrige

    Female1860–Female

World Events (8)

1860

Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861

Age 5

Kansas is the 34th state
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 26

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wol(f)rich, Old English Wulfrīc, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + rīc ‘power’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Palmer in household of Oliver C Palmer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary C Palmer in household of Oliver C Palmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catharine Palmer in household of Oliver Palmer, "United States Census, 1880"

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