Edwin Dilworth Woolley

28 June 1807–14 October 1881 (Age 74)
West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Dilworth

When Edwin Dilworth Woolley was born on 28 June 1807, in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Woolley Jr, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Hannah Dilworth, was 24. He married Mary Wickersham on 24 March 1831, in East Rochester, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 October 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Dilworth Woolley
Mary Ann Olpin
Marriage: 10 November 1850
Henry Alberto Woolley
Alice Woolley
Orson Alpin Woolley
Amelia Woolley
Ruth Woolley
Sarah Ann Woolley
Olive Woolley
William Edgar Woolley
Fannie Woolley
George Edwin Woolley
Carlos Alfred Woolley
Clarence Herbert Woolley

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    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.

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    Martha Spence Journal 1850-1860

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Source of Trail Excerpt:Heywood, Martha Spence, Journals 1850-[1860], vol. 1, 3-14.Read Trail Excerpt: At Bethlehem camp we remained two weeks after I joine …

    Sources (193)

    • Edwin D Woolley in entry for Hyrum Smith Woolley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Edwin Wooley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edwin D in entry for George Edwin Woolley and Ione Elizabeth Moore, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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