Edwin Gordon Woolley Jr.

1 September 1870–28 April 1966 (Age 95)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Gordon

When Edwin Gordon Woolley Jr. was born on 1 September 1870, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Edwin Gordon Woolley, was 25 and his mother, Mary Lavinia Bentley, was 21. He married Mary Olivia Burt on 14 September 1892, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 28 April 1966, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Gordon Woolley Jr.
Mary Olivia Burt
Marriage: 14 September 1892
Rene Burt Woolley
Albert Pollock Woolley
Marian Woolley
Ramona Woolley
Samuel Eugene Harris
Andrew Raymon Woolley
Virginia Woolley

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  • Marriage
    14 September 1892Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    Age 5
    Brigham Young organized the Southern States Mission in 1875
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 26
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    The Kaibab and North Rim

    The Kaibab and North Rim North of the Colorado River and south of the Utah line lies that variegated country known as the Arizona Strip, To the west lie the Parashont and Trumbull Mountains. To the …

    Sources (64)

    • E G Woolley in entry for Rene Burt Woolley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • E.G. Walley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • E. G., Jr. Woolley in entry for Horace Edwin Worsley and Marian Woolley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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