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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Family Time Line

Edwin Dilworth Woolley
1807–1881
Mary Ann Olpin
1824–1894
Marriage: 10 November 1850
Henry Alberto Woolley
1851–1894
Alice Woolley
1860–
Orson Alpin Woolley
1853–1941
Amelia Woolley
1855–1936
Ruth Woolley
1857–1934
Sarah Ann Woolley
1859–1859
Olive Woolley
1860–1906
William Edgar Woolley
1862–1862
Fannie Woolley
1864–1946
George Edwin Woolley
1866–1938
Carlos Alfred Woolley
1868–1873
Clarence Herbert Woolley
1871–1877

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1825
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1827
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Woulfe
    Wooley

    Story Highlight

    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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