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Delight Stocking). Born Dec. 23, 1865. Salt Lake City.

Married Isabell Shields Oct. 15. 1889, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Shields and Jane Craig, pioneers 11153,
Captain Harmon company). She was born Nov. 25, 1887.
West Jordan, Utah. Their children: Jane Isabell b. Jan.
7 1891, d. Jan. 8, 1891; George Ensign b. March 3, 1 92;
Sarah Lenora b. Jan. 22, 1896; Vera Elizabeth b. Oct. 1.
1898; Joseph Wilford b. Feb. 19, 1901; Etta Shields b.
March 11, 1906; Delifford Albert b. Oct. 6. 1908; Olire Shield
b. Dec. 16, 1911. Family home Brinton, Utah.

President 14th quorum elders Granite stake Oct. If.



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1899, to Feb. 12, 1911, when he was ordained a high priest
and set apart a counselor in the bishopric of the Brinton
ward; Sunday school officer and worker. School trustee
37th district two terms. Farmer; carpenter.

WOODRUFF, WILFORD S. (son of Wilford Woodruff Jr.
and Emily Jane Smith). Born Sept. 25, 1871, Salt Lake City.

Married Fannie M. Carrington Feb. 5, 1896, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Charles Carrington and Mary Winder of
Salt Lake City). Their children: Wilford Charles b. Aug.
10, 1896; Josephine b. Dec. 14, 1900. Family home Salt Lake
City.

Salesman.

WOODRUFF, ELIAS S. (son of Wilford Woodruff, Jr., and
Emily Jane Smith). Born Dec. 15, 1873, at Randolph, Utah.

Married Nellie M. Davis June 20, 1901, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edwin W. Davis and Elizabeth Derrick
of Salt Lake City). She was born March 5, 1872.
Their children: Nellie b. Nov. 3, 1902; Asahel Davis b. Oct.
25, 1904; Margaret b. Sept. 22, 1906; Elias Laurence b.
April 24, 1908, d. Aug. 29, 1909; Mildred Jennie b. May 28,
1912. Family home, Salt Lake City.

He was a member of the 3d quorum of seventies;
missionary to southern states from 1895 to 1898; president
of the 3d quorum of seventies and a member of the high
council of S. L. stake; bishop of the 14th ward of Salt
Lake City.



WOODS, FRANCIS L. (son of Francis Charles Woods and
Evelyn Pratt; former came to Utah on train, latter daugh-
ter of Parley P. Pratt and Agatha Walker). Born Aug.
7, 1874, at Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth L. Gibbons June 26, 1901, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Thomas Gibbons and Ann Caroline
Evans of Huntsville and Ogden, Utah, latter came to Utah
October, 1854, Thomas E. Ricks company). She was born
June 10, 1879, and died Aug. 26, 1907. Their children:
Francis William b. Sept. 10, 1902; Anntonette b. June 5,
1904; Nell Evelyn b. April 4, 1906.

Married Jennie Groberg Aug. 19, 1908, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Groberg and Johanna Larson of Farr
West, Utah, pioneers). She died Nov. 14, 1909. Only
child: Lowell Groberg b. Aug. 26, 1909. Family home
at Ogden, Utah.

Married Myrtle Stephenson May 18, 1910, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Stephenson and Dorthea Lee of Farr
West, Utah, pioneers). Their children: Vellys b. Dec. 12,
1910; Parker James b. Oct. 14, 1912. Family home Marriott,
Utah.

Member 63d quorum seventies; missionary to south-
western states 1899-1901; Sunday school teacher; assistant
Sunday school superintendent; member W. S. S. S. board;
assistant ward clerk; high councilor. Served in battery
"B" of Utah first artillery three years. Architect and
mechanical engineer.



WOODS, JAMES (son of James Woods, born Nov. 9. 1802,
and Harriet Hart, born July 21, 1809, of Chobham, Surrey,
Eng.). He was born Sept. 13, 1839, at Chobham. Came to
Utah Sept. 15, 1859, Robert F. Nelsen company.

Married Fanny Crosweller May 5, 1864 (daughter of
David Crosweller and Harriet Brown, latter a pioneer
Oct. 4, 1863, Horton D. Haight company). She was born
Jan. 6, 1842, and came to Utah with mother. Their chil-
dren: Harriet S. b. Jan. 10, 1866, m. James I. Gallacher
Oct. 18, 1899; James C. b. April 23, 1869, m. Edith G. Shelly
Oct. 8, 1897; William H. b. Jan. 29, 1871; Arthur H. b. Oct.
27. 1872; John D. b. April 11, 1874; Ernest B. b. May 2,
1875; Emma F. b. Sept. 19, 1877, m. John C. Bryan Dec. 12,
1900.

Married Charlotte Howell July 18, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Howell and Sarah Marshall of Essex,
Eng., pioneers Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon company).
She was born April 24, 1853, Essex, Eng. Their children:
Sarah H. b. July 8, 1871; Annie C. b. Nov. 11, 1872; Vernon
H. b. Feb. 15, 1875; George M. b. May 1, 1877; girl, born
and died Dec. 1878; Dora Emily b. June 23, 1880, m. Fred
Bryan April 16, 1902; Hazel Ella b. Oct. 2, 1884, m. Oliver
M. Shields Nov. 29, 1905; Roy Owen b. Aug. 21, 1886. Fam-
ilies .resided Salt Lake City.

One of the seven presidents of the 43d quorum seventies
in 1892-97; Sunday school superintendent 9th ward 1880-
82 and in Tooele 1889-97; superintendent religion class.
One of the 25 sent to Laramie at the request of the
government under Gen. Robert J. Burton to protect mail
service against Indians. Died 1897 in Tooele county.



\VOODWARD, JAMES. Born in Minnesota. Came to Utah
1851.

Married Nancy McCurdy 1844 in Minnesota (daughter
of James McCurdy of Minnesota). Their children: George
and Charles, d. child; Enoch, m. Annie McKee; James
Comfort, m. Eliza Barentson; William Andrew, m. Mary
Guyman; Nancy, m. William James; Benjamin Franklin,
m. Carrie Hails. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Missionary to Wisconsin; high priest. Worked on St.
George and Mantl temples. Coroner of Emery county. Jus-
tice of peace at Huntington. Veteran Black Hawk and
Walker Indian wars. One of first settlers at Spanish Fork.
Farmer and cooper. Died at Huntington, Utah.



WOODWARD, JAMES COMFORT (son of James Wood-
ward and Nancy McCurdy). Born Nov. 3, 1852, Spanish Fork
Utah.

Married Eliza Barentson Dec. 14, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Andrew Marcus Barentson and Maria Erick-
son of Denmark, pioneers 1861, oxteam company). She
was born Nov. 18, 1859. Their children: James Franklin
b. March 17, 1876, m. Martha Tatton; Robert Calvin b.
Aug. 5, 1878, m. Minnie Tatton, m. Golda McKee; Susanna
Eliza b. Feb. 13, 1881, m. John Taylor; Gertrude b. April
13, 1884, d. infant; Mary Adlinda b. Aug. 28, 1886, m. Joseph
Denison; Katie Verona b. May 16, 1890, m. Samuel Cowley;
Frances b. June 16, 1892, m. George Taylor; Edward Ray
b. Oct. 8, 1896; Glenn Ivan b. Jan. 19, 1899; Grant M. b.
Jan. 23, 1907. Family home Sunnyside, Utah.

Member 101st quorum seventies; ward teacher; super-
intendent of Sunday schools of Orangeville; counselor in
Y. M. M. I. A. of Sunnyside; president first T. M. M. I. A.
of Emery stake 1879-82. First white child born at Span-
ish Fork. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Early set-
tler at Orangeville, where he assisted in developing coun-
try. Constable at Orangeville 1900-02, at Sunnyside 1910-
11; school trustee at Orangeville 1883-89.



WOODWARD, WILLIAM. Born Jan. 4, 1833, Bushey, Here-
fordshire. Eng. Came to Utah in September, 1851, Captain
Homer company.

Married Harriet Howgan Feb. 1, 1857, Salt Lake City.
Only child: Marinda, m. Orin Hatch.

Married Sarah Davis Sept. 20, 1857, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Ellen, m. James Frew; Argo, m. Emma Dens-
more; Zina, m. Alexander Stalker, Jr.; St. Leon, m. Rachel
Thomas; Oscar, m. Margaret McAlpine; Lucy, m. Joel
Hinckley; Beatrice and Annie, died; Sarah. Family home
Franklin, Idaho.

Married Rebecca Wright June 14, 1869, Salt Lake City.
Their children: Deborah; Phoebe, m. Ed. J. Smith;" Jane,
m. Fred Rallison; Ruth, m. George Foster; Ivan, m. Rose
Hart; Winifred, d. young; Cecil, m. Bertha Crandall; Garnet,
m. Alice Porter; Fabius and Mina, d. young. Family borne
Franklin, Idaho.

Member 19th and president 18th quorum seventies; high
priest; missionary to England 1853-56. Postmaster; Jus-
tice of peace and city councilman. School teacher at Frank-
lin, Idaho. Member legislature. Farmer. Died Nor. 22,
1908, Franklin.



WOOLEY, JOHN, of Wenwlck, Eng. Came to Utah In fan of

1858.

Married Mary Nigh ton of England. Their child: Ann
Nighton, m. William Robins.



WOOLF, JOHN ANTHONY (son of John Anthony Woolf and
Phoebe Weeks of Westchester county, N. Y.). Born July
31, 1805. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1847, Edward Hunter com-
pany.

Married Sarah Ann Devoe 1831 in Westchester county,
N. Y. (daughter of John Devoe and Sarah Weeks of Pel-
ham, Westchester county). She was born April 10, 1814,
and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Absalom,
m. Harriet Wood, m. Lucy Hamilton; Sarah Ann, m. Homer
Brown; James, m. Malinda Bradley, m. Emma Hurren;
Hannah Eliza, m. Homer Brown; Isaac, m. Ellen M. Hyde,
m. Melissa Ashcraft; John Anthony, m. Mary Lucretia
Hyde, m. Celia Ann Hatch; Andrew; William Henry, died;
Phoebe Elizabeth, m. William Gibson; Harriet, m. William
Gibson; Homer, m. Loila Bates; Wallace, died. Family
resided Salt Lake City, Mona, Nephi and Hyde Park, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Atkins in 1872, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William Atkins and Lucy Heert), who was born
Dec. 20, 1815, Hockley, Essex, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
26, 1862, James Wareham company.

Member 49th quorum seventies; counselor to Bishop
William Hyde of Hyde Park; president of branch in New
Rochelle, N. Y., in 1842; ordained president 49th quorum of
seventies of Nephi 1855. Justice of peace Hyde Park, Utah.
Farmer and stockraiser. Died Nov. 7, 1881, Hyde Park.

WOOLF, JOHN ANTHONY (son of John Anthony Woolf
and Sarah Ann Devoe). Born Feb. 27, 1843, Pelham, West-
Chester county, N. Y. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Mary Lucretia Hyde Dec. 21, 1866, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Hyde and Elizabeth Howe
Bullard of Salt Lake City, Lehi and Hyde Park, Utah, pio-
neers 1849, Samuel Gulley company). She was born Dec.
23, 1848. Their children: Sarah Elizabeth b. Nov. 24, 1867.
died; John William b. Nov. 27, 1869, m. Lucinda M. Layne;
Willard b. Sept. 11, 1871, died; Jane Eliza b. Aug. 8, 1873,
m. Ormus Ernest Bates; Arthur Hyde b. June 25, 1875,
died; Mary Lula b. April 25, 1877, m. Robert Ibey; Simpson
Melvin b. Oct. 22, 1879, m. Harriet Stotard; Wilford b. Oct.
1, 1882, m. Pearl Wright; Milton Howe b. May 25, 1885,
m. Iretta France; Zina Alberta b. Dec. 17, 1887; Grace
Myrtle b. Aug. 2, 1889; Charles Oliver b. July 9, 1891.
Family resided Hyde Park and Logan, Utah, and Cards-
ton Canada.

Married Celia Ann Hatch April 10, 1876. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lorenzo Hill Hatch and Catherine Kerren,
resided at Franklin, Idaho, and Woodruff, Ariz., St. George,
Lehi and Logan, Utah, pioneers 1850, David Evans com-
pany). She was born March 19, 1856. Lehi City, Utah.
Their children: Catherine b. Nov. 10, 1878, m. Horton H.



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Hammond Jan. 9, 1901; Berttie Aldura b. Sept. 24, 1880,
m. John Bake July 14, 1901; Ethel b. Nov. 17, 1883, m. Alma
John Balls June 7, 1905; Eva Savona b. Dec. 3, 1885.

Ordained a seventy 1871; missionary to New York City,
Iowa, and Nebraska 1876-77; high priest; superintendent
Sunday school; second counselor to Bishop Daines of Hyde
Park, Utah; bishop of Cardston, Canada, 1888; counselor
to President C. O. Card of Alberta stake 1895; ordained
patriarch 1901. Mayor of Cardston two terms; postmaster
of Cardston nine years. Farmer and stockraiser.



WOOLLEY, EDTVI1Y DIL WORTH (son of John Woolley,
born Aug. 17, 1 1 79, and Rachel Dilworth, born Aug. 10,
1782, both of Chester county, Pa.). He was born June 28.
1807, in Chester county. Pa. Came to Utah in 1848, Brlgham
Young company.

Married Mary Wickersham (daughter of Amos and Annie
Wickersham), who was born Nov. 4, 1808, and came to
Utah with husband. Their children: John \V. b. Dec. 30,
1831; Franklin B.; Rachel Emma; Henrietta; Samuel W.
b. April 2, 1840, m. Maria Angell; Edwin Dilworth b. April
30, 1845; Mary Louisa; Marsellus. Family home. Salt Lake
City.

Married Louisa Chopin Gordon Feb. 6, 1846, Nauvoo, 111.,
who was born Feb. 28, 1820, at Williamson, N. Y. Their
only child was Edwin Gordon Woolley.

Married Ellen Wilding, who was born April 8, 1822, at
Leon, Engr. Their children: Sarah; Joseph; Hyrum Smith;
Edwin Thomas; Mary Ellen. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Ann Olpin. Their children: Henry Alberto;
Amelia; Orson; Ruth; Olive; Fannie; George; Carlos.

Married Betsy Ann Jackman. One son: Oceolo.

Married Elizabeth Jackman.

WOOLLEY, SAMUEL WICKERSHAM (son of Edwin Dil-
worth Woolley and Mary Wickersham). Born April 2,
1840, at Nauvoo, 111. Came to Utah in 1848 with Heber C.
Kimball.

Married Maria Angell 1858 at Salt Lake City (daughter
of Truman Angell and Polly Johnson of Nauvoo, pioneers
July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company). She was born
March 23, 1841, at Nauvoo. Their children: Samuel Edwin,
m. Alice Rowberry; Eugene Freeman, m. Annie E. Clark;
Leo Carlos, m. Annie M. Anderson; Horace Wickersham,
m. Annie L. Bates; Rachel Emma; Walter Dee, d. child;
Mary Louisa; Alice May; Nellie Vilate, m. Arthur G. Bur-
rett; Sarah Viola; Franklin Edgar and Fanny Leone, died.
Family resided Grantsville and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Rachel Cahoon, Salt Lake City (daughter of An-
drew and Jeanett Cahoon of Cottonwood, Murray, Utah).
Their children: Jeanett Maria, m. John W. Taylor; Maggie
Elizabeth, m. Leroy Anderson; Phebe Ann, m. J. W. Jeffs;
Andrew Dilworth, m. Hattie Schoenfeldt. Family home
Grantsville, Utah.

Married Polly Tolman, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ben-
jamin Tolman of Brigham City, Box Elder Co., Utah). Their
children: Alonzo Hewet; Lucy; Lenora. Family home Grants-
vine, Utah.

High priest; high councilor; patriarch; seventy; mission-
ary to Ohio 1872-73. Selectman several years; Justice of
the peace. Mlnuteman and veteran Indian war; partici-
pated in Echo Canyon campaign. President Co-op, at
Grantsville. Farmer and stockraiser. Died Jan. 28, 1908.

WOOLLEY. SAMUEL EDWIN (son of Samuel Wickersham
Woolley and Maria Angell). Born Oct. 22, 1859, Salt Lake
City.

Married Alice Rowberry May 6. 1885, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of John Rowberry and Harriet Frances Goliher of
Grantsville, Utah). She was born Aug. 6, 1861. Their
children: Ralph Edwin b. March 4, 1886; John Franklin
b. March 3, 1888; Leone b. Jan. 19, 1890; Moroni Row-
berry b. April 6, 1892; Ethel b. March 30, 1895; Joseph
Rowberry b. Sept. 13, 1898, Hawaiian Islands; Samuel Ray
b. Nov. 15, 1900, Sandwich Islands. Family home Grants-
ville. Utah.

In early boyhood he moved with his parents from
Salt Lake City to Grantsville, Tooele county, where he
grew up under the guidance and influence of his father,
who instructed him in the duties and work of the ranch.
He attended school a few months each year when he
could be spared from his place in the saddle on his father's
ranch. In his teens he was ordained a deacon and acted
as one of the presidents of a quorum. Was appointed mis-
sionary to Sandwich Islands by President John Taylor and
left three days later for his post, accompanied by his
uncle, Henry A. Woolley, after being ordained an elder
by Joseph F. Smith.

After three and one-half years in the Sandwich Islands
he returned 1884 to Utah and was appointed home mis-
sionary of Tooele stake and became also a seventy and
member of the 31st quorum at Grantsville. Later he was
made alternate high councilor of the stake and was or-
dained a high priest by Heber J. Grant; presided over
the Y. M. M. I. A. of Tooele stake. In 1890 was called by
President Woodruff to a mission in the losepa colony and
from there was called by President Joseph F. Smith to take
charge of the Hawaiian mission. Taking his wife and
four children with him, he sailed on Aug. 31, 1895, for
the post, whence he returned in 1902 to bring home his
wife, whose health was falling. Went back to his mis-
sion, where he went on with the work which he and his
wife so earnestly commenced and where he succeeded
in building UD the church membership to over 8,500 souls.



WOOLLEY, HORACE WICKERSHAM (son of Samuel Wick-
ersham, Woolley and Maria Angell). Born Dec. 9, 1864,
Grantsville, Utah.

Married Annie Bates Dec. 26, 1889, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Ormes Eaton Bates and Sarah Weir of Rush Valley,
Tooele Co., Utah). She was born March 23, 1866. Their
children: Horace Walter b. Nov. 4, 1890; Leah b. Feb. 19,
1893; Howard Bates b. Feb. 21, 1895; lona b. April 6, 1897;
Marguerett b. April 16, 1899; Samuel Bates b. Jan. 13,
1901; Erma b. Jan. 16, 1903; Muriel b. March 13, 1905;
Maud b. May 13, 1908; Arthur Bates b. April 6, 1910. Family
home Vernal, Utah.

Member 47th quorum seventies; missionary to Great
Britain 1891-1893; high priest; ward teacher; superintend-
ent Sunday schools; counselor to stake superintendent of
the Mutuals; clerk of Uintah stake 1896-1902; member of
the high council. Engrossing clerk of the legislature 1896.
Farmer; stockpaiser; sheepman. Settled at Grantsville;
moved to Vernal 1896.

WOOLLEY, EDWIN DILWORTH (son of Edwin Dilworth
Woolley and Mary Wickersham). Born April 30, 1845,
Nauvoo, 111.

Married Emma Bentley March 11, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Richard Bentley and Elizabeth Price, pioneers
1852, Henry W. Miller company). Born May 11, 1847, at
Kanesville, Iowa. Their children: Emma Lavinia b. Dec.
23, 1867, died; Mary Elizabeth b. Jan. 31, 1870; Edwin
Dilworth b. Jan. 11, 1873, died; Olive Geneva b. June 22,
1874, died; Joseph Anthony b. June 24, 1876, m. Margret
Holt July 12, 1904; Royal Bentley b. Sept. 3, 1878, m. Viola
Barney April 24, 1903; Radel Henrietta b. Dec. 2, 1880,
m. Julius S. Dalley May 2, 1912; Ruth b. Nov. 24, 1882, m.
David D. Rust May 27, 1903; Ella b. Oct. 3, 1884, m. Israel
H. Chamberlain Oct. 4, 1905; Grace b. May 2, 1887, m.
Othello C. Bowman June 23, 1909.

WOOLLEY, EDWIN DILWORTH, JR. (son of Edwin Dil-
worth Woolley, Sr., and Mary Wickersham Woolley).

Married Florence Snow April 12, 1877, at St. George,
Utah (daughter of Erastus Snow and Elizabeth Ashby),
who was born June 16, 1856, Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Florence Evlyn b. Aug. 26, 1878, died; Erastus Dil-
worth b. Dec. 22, 1880, m. Alice Snow Sept. 9, 1903; Hur-
bert Elliot b. May 19, 1883, m. Perscinda Ballentyne Sept.
6, 1911; Elizabeth b. March 11, 1885, m. Albert R. Day
Aug. 31, 1904; Le Grande b. April 3, 1887, m. Alida Snow
Aug. 2, 1911; Arthur Snow b. May 12, 1889; Marion b.
April 2, 1895; Pruda b. July 7, 1902. Family resided Salt
Lake City and Kanab, Utah.

Justice of peace; sheriff of Washington county 1878.
Served in Black Hawk war 1865. Constable of St. George.
President of Kanab stake June 9, 1884, to Dec. 2, 1910.

WOOLLEY, JOSEPH ANTHONY (son of Edwin Dilworth
Woolley and Emma Bentley). Born June 24, 1876, at St.
George, Utah.

Married Margret Holt July 12, 1904, St. George, Utah
(daughter of John Roskell Holt and Sophia Ashworth),
who was born Feb. 22, 1881, at Manchester, Eng. Their
children: Rachel b. March 18, 1906; Joseph Anthony, Jr.,
b. July 21, 1908; Anna b. May 26, 1912.



WOOLLEY, JOHN MILLS (son of John Woolley, born Aug.
19, 1779, and Rachel Dilworth, born Aug. 10, 1782, both
of Chester county. Pa.). Born Nov. 20, 1822, at New
Lynn, Pa. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1847, George B. Wallace
company.

Married Maria Lucy Dewey Jan. 9, 1846 (daughter of
Ashbel Dewey, who died August, 1846, and Harriet Adams,
pioneers Sept. 26, 1847, George B. Wallace company mar-
ried 1819). She was born Aug. 3, 1823. Their children:
John Dewey b. Dec. 30, 1846, died; Ashbel Dewey b. June
1, 1850, m. Ida Ann Bird Dec. 12, 1878; Harriet Arabell b.
March 27, 1853, m. Joseph E. Taylor Sept. 5, 1889; Frank
Albert b. May 2, 1856, m. Eliza Kimball May 14, 1880;
William Dewey b. Feb. 25, 1858; Vilate Annabell b. Aug.
21, 1860, d. Oct. 19, 1867; Marion Dewey b. June 28, 1862,
d. Dec. 19, 1888. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Caroline Patience Harrar Jan. 25, 1857, Salt
Lake City (daughter of John Harrar and Ann Law), who
was born Feb. 20, 1832, Philadelphia, Pa. Their children:
Lorenzo Harrar b. Jan. 12, 1858, d. Nov. 1859; Taylor Har-
rar b. March 29, 1860, m. Caroline Louise Ahlstrom May
19, 1881, who died Aug. 4, 1889, m. Florence Belle Gar-
rard Jan. 23, 1891; Albaroni Harrar b. April 2, 1862, at Salt
Lake City, m. Josephine L. Groo Oct. 22, 1884; Laura Vir-
ginia b. Feb. 5, 1864, Salt Lake City, m. Theodore Tobiason
Oct. 21, 1885.

Missionary; bishop's counselor; bishop. Built first house
in 9th ward Salt Lake City. Sawmill owner and lumberman.

WOOLLEY, ALBARONI HARRAR (son of John Mills Wool-
ley and Caroline Patience Harrar). Born April 2, 1862,
Salt Lake City.

Married Josephine L. Groo Oct. 22, 1884, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Isaac Groo and Eliza Lyons), who was born
Feb. 3. 1865, Salt Lake City. Family home 9th ward. Salt
Lake City.

First counselor to Bishop Jabez W. West 9th ward, Salt
Lake City, 1899-1909; bishop of 9th ward since 1909; mis-
sionary to New York and Pennsylvania 1888-89. Manager
and buyer grocery department Z. C. M. I.



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WOOLSEY, HYRUM (son of Hyrum Woolsey and Rachel
Mitchell of Missouri). Born February, 1826. Came to Utah
July 24. 1S47, Brigham Young company.

Married Lucinda Jameson in 1846 at Council Bluffs, Iowa
(daughter of Charles Jameson ard Mary Shadrick of Scot-
land and Pennsylvania, pioneers 1847). She was born June
16, . Their children: Eliza Jane, m. Edward McLatchie;
Mary Ann, m. Johnson McGinnis; Amanda, m. Isaac Thomas:
Joseph; Agnes, died; Margarette Evelyn, m. John Hemmel-
wright, m. John Newberry, m. Jehu Blackburn; Glades
Elwilda, m. George Kelley, m. Thomas Allen; William
Franklin, m. Maggie Baum; Rosabell, m. William John-
son. Family home Harmony, Utah.

Elder. Took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Indian war
veteran. Farmer. Died in 1886 at Beaver Bottoms, Beaver
Co.. Utah.

WOOLSTENHULME, JAMES (son of John Woolstenhulme,
born March 24, 1S14, and Alice Mellor, born April 27, 1815,
both of Oldham, Lancastershire, Eng.). He was born
March 24, 1837, at Oldham. Came to Utah Nov. 11, 1852,
Philip De La Mar's sugar company.

Married Mary Love Page April 23, 1858 (daughter of
William Page, who died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, Feb. 21,
1851, and Hephzibah Whitney Pierce married June 27,
1837, Hancock, Hillsboro county, N. H.). She was born
Nov. I, 1840, and came to Utah Oct. 11, 1852, Captain Hicks
company. Their children: Elva Eudora b. Jan. 3, 1859,
m. Richard Franklin Lambert April 14, 1889; Laura Amelia
b. July 1, 1870, m. Daniel Lewis July 6, 1892; Reuben Allen
b. March 5, 1872, m. Sarah Ellen Sorensen Oct. 18, 1903;
Charlott Elizabeth b. Aug. 18, 1874, died; Ellen Mellor
b. Nov. 5, 1876, m. William J. Ure; Hephzibah Alice b.
Oct. 11, 1879, m. John G. Turnbow Nov. 9, 1904. Family
home Marion, Summit Co., Utah.

Married Julia Mary Ann Duhamel Feb. 15, 1863, Boun-
tiful, Utah (daughter of John Duhamel, who died in 1851
on Isle of Jersey, and Mary L. Greeley, pioneer 1854, Cap-
tain Taylor company). She was born Jan. 15, 1844, Isle
of Jersey. Their children: James Albert b. Nov. 24, 1863.
m. Mary Jane Evans Sept. 11, 1S93; Valina Olympia b. Aug.
24, 1865, m. John Larsen Dec. 27, 1888; William Edward b.
Sept. 22, 1867, d. Infant; Mary Alice b. June 30, 1868, m.
George F. Simpson June 30, 1889; Martha Ellen b. May
28, 1870, m. Marion L. Corbett Jan. 15, 1890; John b. Sept.
21, 1871, d. infant; Joseph b. Nov. 30, 1872, d. aged 4 years:
Thomas Ephraim b. July 10, 1876, m. Thyrza Pack Dec. 25,
1909; Hannah Amelia b. Jan. 14, 1879. m. John A. Lewis
March 14, 1900; John Hardman b. Oct. 21, 1881, m. Jen-
nett Lynn Pack May 23, 1911; Royal Walter b. April 6,
1885, m. Hazel Leonard Dec. 18, 1907. Family home Marion,
Utah.

High priest; president 22d quorum seventies; missionary
to Great Britain. Justice of peace; county commissioner
Summit county. Joined church April 13, 1851, on board
ship Olympus, en route to America. Settled at Bountiful,
Utah; moved to Provo, 1858; returned to Bountiful, I860;
to Kamas 1861, where he took an active part in building up
the community. Has had two golden weddings and is said
to have the only polygamous family in Summit county.

WOOLSTENHULME, JAMES ALBERT (son of James Wool-
stenhulme and Julia Mary Ann Duhamel). Born Nov. 24,
1863, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Mary Jane Evans Sept. 11, 1893, Kamas, Utah
(daughter of Joseph Evans), who was born Sept. 27, 1873,
at Ramsbottom, Eng. Their children: Cecil Lillian b.
June 5, 1896, d. June 16, 1896; Cereal James b. Nov. 25,
1898; Ada b. Oct. 11, 1900; Joseph b. March 5, 1902; Julia
Violet b. March 5, 1913, d. March 21, 1913. Family home
Marion, Utah.

Member seventies; missionary to central states; presi-
dent 22d quorum seventies; high councilor Summit stake;
now first counselor to bishop in Marion ward.



WOOTTON, JOHN (son of John Wootton of Staffordshire,



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