Elizabeth Woolley

10 January 1848–23 November 1918 (Age 70)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Woolley was born on 10 January 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Woolley, was 28 and her mother, Mary Agnes Stretton, was 36. She married James Landrum Taylor on 30 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Alberta, Canada in 1901 and Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 23 November 1918, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

Photos and Memories (13)

Do you know Elizabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Landrum Taylor
Elizabeth Woolley
Marriage: 30 November 1867
James Henry Taylor
Mary Agnes Taylor
Elizabeth Ann Taylor
Alice Taylor
John Edward Taylor
Joseph Richard Taylor
William Woolley Taylor
David Robert Taylor
George Elias Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 19
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English wulf ‘wolf’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Woolley (Huntingdonshire, Yorkshire), Woolley in Bovey Tracy (Devon), and Woolley in Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire).Irish (Cavan): in Ireland, according to Woulfe, when this is not the English name, it has been adopted for Woulfe .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Biography of Elizabeth Woolley

    Elizabeth Woolley was born in Kanesville, Illinois, (then known as Winter Quarters) on January 10, 1848. She was the first child of Henry Woolley and Mary Stretton Blood. Mary was the widow of Willi …

    Sources (25)

    • Elizabeth Wooley in entry for Mary A Edwards, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Taylor in household of James S Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elizabeth Woolley in entry for David Robert Taylor, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.