Jane Woolsey

23 April 1851–18 June 1917 (Age 66)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Woolsey was born on 23 April 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Woolsey, was 45 and her mother, Mary Burrell, was 38. She married George W. Robinson on 24 July 1868, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 18 June 1917, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Robinson
1835–1893
Jane Woolsey
1851–1917
Marriage: 24 July 1868
George W. Robinson
1869–
Effie May Robinson
1877–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1868Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Wulsy (Old English Wulfsige, from wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’). The personal name was common in Suffolk, where it gave rise to the surname of Henry VIII's minister Cardinal Wolsey.History: George Woolsey came to New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) from England via the Netherlands in 1623.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wolsey

    Sources (15)

    • Maria J Woolsey in household of Catherine Woolsey, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jane Woolsey in entry for Effie May Robinson Axelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jame Robinson in household of Joseph Axelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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