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James Woolstenhulme

Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Marion, Summit, Utah, United States
Cause of death: embolism of coronary, arterial sclerosis
Place of Burial: Marion, Summit, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Woolstenhulme and Alice (Mellor) Woolstenhulme Rhodes Hill
Husband of Mary Love Page Woolstenhulme and Julia Mary Duhamel
Father of Elva Eudora Lambert; Laura A. Woolstenhulme; Reuben A. Woolstenhulme; Charlotte E. Woolstenhulme; Ellen Mellor Woolstenhulme and 14 others
Brother of Ellen Woolstenhulme; William Woolstenhulme and Thomas Woolstenhulme
Half brother of Mary Rhodes; William Woolstenhulme; Sara (Hill) Hendry; Alice Ann Emmett and Betsy Hannah ( Hill) Zundell

Occupation: LDS High Priest, President 22d quorum seventies,LDS missionary to Great Britain, Justice of Peace, Summit County Commissioner
Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About James Woolstenhulme

James Woolstenhulme, son of John Woolstenhulme (born March 24, 1814) and Alice Mellor (1815 - 1894), was born 24 March 1837, at Oldham. Joined LDS church 13 April 1851, on board ship Olympus, en route to America. Came to Utah on 11 November 1852 with Philip De La Mar’s sugar company. Settled at Bountiful, Utah; moved to Provo, 1858; returned to Bountiful, 1860; to Kamas 1861, where he took an active part in building up the community. He had two plural wives and seventeen children. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Woolstenhulme served as a High Priest; president 22d quorum seventies; missionary to Great Britain. He served his community as a Justice of peace; county commissioner Summit county.

Marriages and Children

  1. Mary Love Page (1840 - 1919), daughter of William Page, who died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, February 21, 1851, and Hephzibah Whitney Pierce, married 23 April 1858 . She was born 1 November 1840, and came to Utah 11 October 1852, Captain Hicks company. Their family home was in Marion, Summit County, Utah. Their children:
    1. Elva Eudora born 3 January 1859, married Richard Franklin Lambert
    2. Laura Amelia born 1 July 1870, married Daniel Lewis
    3. Reuben Allen born 5 March 1872, married Sarah Ellen Sorensen
    4. Charlotte Elizabeth born 18 August 1874
    5. Ellen Mellor born 5 November 1876, married William J. Ure
    6. Hephzibah Alice born 11 October 1879, married John G. Turnbow
  2. Julia Mary Ann Duhamel (1844 - 1926), daughter of John Duhamel, who died in 1851 on Isle of Jersey, and Mary L. Greeley, pioneer 1854, Captain Taylor company, married on 15 February 1863, Bountiful, Utah. She was born 15 January 1844, Isle of Jersey. Their children:
    1. James Albert born November 24, 1863, married Mary Jane Evans
    2. Valina Olympia born August 24, 1865, married John Larsen
    3. William Edward born September 22, 1867, died infant;
    4. Mary Alice born June 30, 1868, married George F. Simpson
    5. Martha Ellen born May 28, 1870, married Marion L. Corbett
    6. John born September 21, 1871, died infant
    7. Joseph born November 30, 1872, died aged 4 years
    8. Thomas Ephraim born July 10, 1876, married Thyrza Pack
    9. Hannah Amelia born January 14, 1879, married John A. Lewis
    10. John Hardman born October 21, 1881, married Jennett Lynn Pack
    11. Royal Walter born April 6, 1885, married Hazel Leonard December


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James Woolstenhulme's Timeline

March 24, 1837
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
January 3, 1859
Age 21
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
November 24, 1863
Age 26
Bountiful, Davis, UT, US
August 24, 1865
Age 28
Kamas, Summit, UT, US
September 22, 1867
Age 30
Kamas, Summit, UT, US
June 30, 1868
Age 31
Kamas, Summit, UT, US
Age 31
May 28, 1870
Age 33
Marion, Summit, UT, US