Louisa Chipman Herbert

9 July 1901–24 September 1979 (Age 78)
Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa Chipman

When Louisa Chipman Herbert was born on 9 July 1901, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, John William Herbert, was 44 and her mother, Louisa Jane Chipman, was 42. She married George Rees Woolley on 8 September 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 24 September 1979, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Rees Woolley
Louisa Chipman Herbert
Marriage: 8 September 1926
Janice Woolley
LeGrand Herbert Woolley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1926Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1911 · People's State Bank of American Fork
    Age 10
    The People’s State Bank of American Fork was built in 1911. The Bank of American Fork operated out of the two story, classical revival building until the Great Depression, when the Consolidated Holding Company took over. The building still stands and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. 
    1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument
    Age 21
    Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

    Name Meaning

    German, English, and French: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright, famous’. In Britain, this Old French name, introduced by the Normans, reinforced the less common Old English cognate Herebeorht. The surname was taken to Ireland after the Anglo-Norman invasion and in the 16th century.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the German personal name (see 1 above).

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

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    Story Highlight

    My Baptism and Mission Call

    Louisa was born in Shelley, Idaho. She married George Rees Woolley and they had 3 children, Janice Woolley Warner, LeGrand Woolley, and Bruce Woolley. She loved her family and she loved teaching and …

    Sources (28)

    • Louisa C Herbert in household of John W Herbert, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Louise Chipman Herbert, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Louise in entry for George Ree Woolley, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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