Henry Woollacott

2 December 1825–31 May 1888 (Age 62)
High Bickington, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Woollacott was born on 2 December 1825, in High Bickington, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Woollacott, was 39 and his mother, Mary Darch, was 36. He married Martha Jones in 1845, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1854 and lived in Michaelston super Avon, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 May 1888, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Woollacott
1825–1888
Elizabeth Stapleton
1831–1910
Marriage: 10 July 1857
Mary Elizabeth Woollacott
1856–1883
Henry John Woollacott
1858–1910
William Stapleton Woollacott
1861–1906
Annie Josephine Woolacott
1863–1867
Eliza Christine Woollacott
1866–1870
Howard Thomas Woolacott
1869–
Walter Angustus Wollacott
1871–1872
Nellie Louise Woollacott
1872–1951
Winifred Woollacott
1875–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 6
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1846
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Wollacott in Thrushelton (Devon).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Woolacott
    Woollcott
    Wollacott
    Woolcott
    Woolcot
    Wolcott
    Woolcock

    Story Highlight

    Probate

    #8124 The Estate of Henry Woollacott Civil Probate, County of Los Angeles, year 1888. 8-8-1888. NAME: Henry Woollacott. Age 52. Salt Lake County, Ter. of Utah. DATE: August 28, 1879. WIFE: Eliza W …

    Sources (51)

    • Henry Woollacott in entry for Winifred Woolacott Or Woodland Or Weimer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry Woolacot in household of William Woolacot, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Henry Woollacott in entry for William H Weimer and Winnifred Woodland, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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