Caroline Matilda Wooldridge

14 April 1841–14 December 1939 (Age 98)
Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Caroline Matilda

When Caroline Matilda Wooldridge was born on 14 April 1841, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, her father, Lewellin Wooldridge, was 29 and her mother, Edith Brooks, was 29. She married John William Parrish on 19 September 1860, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1924. She died on 14 December 1939, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Parrish
1841–1874
Caroline Matilda Wooldridge
1841–1939
Marriage: 19 September 1860
John Christopher Parrish
1862–1935
Fanny Parrish
1865–1885
Annie Elizabeth Parrish
1867–1950
Thomas Edward Parrish
1873–1944
William Patrick Parrish
1874–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1860
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    John Christopher Parrish

    Male1862–1935Male

    Fanny Parrish

    Female1865–1885Female

    Female1867–1950Female

    Thomas Edward Parrish

    Male1873–1944Male

    William Patrick Parrish

    Male1874–1939Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lewellin Wooldridge

    Male1812–Male

    Female1812–1885Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 26

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matilda Parrish in household of William Parrish, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda C Parish in household of Wm P Parrish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Matilda Parrish in entry for George E Massie Sr and John T Duval, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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