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
Caroline Matilda Wooldridge
Marriage: 19 September 1860
John Christopher Parrish
Fanny Parrish
Annie Elizabeth Parrish
Thomas Edward Parrish
William Patrick Parrish

Spouse and Children

19 September 1860
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States


    John Christopher Parrish


    Fanny Parrish



    Thomas Edward Parrish


    William Patrick Parrish


Parents and Siblings

    Lewellin Wooldridge





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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.

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

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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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