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
Elizabeth Stapleton
Marriage: 10 July 1857
Mary Elizabeth Woollacott
Henry John Woollacott
William Stapleton Woollacott
Annie Josephine Woolacott
Eliza Christine Woollacott
Howard Thomas Woolacott
Walter Angustus Wollacott
Nellie Louise Woollacott
Winifred Woollacott

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

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    #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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