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John Mumford Woolsey

Birthdate: (74)
Death: July 11, 1870 (74)
Place of Burial: Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Walton Woolsey and Elizabeth Woolsey
Husband of Jane Woolsey
Father of Susan Coolidge; Jane Andrews Yardley; Elizabeth Dwight Gilman; Theodora Walton Woolsey and William Walton Woolsey
Brother of Mary Anne Hoadley; Theodore Dwight Woolsey; Willam Cecil Woolsey and Elizabeth Winthrop

Occupation: Merchant
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About John Mumford Woolsey

John Mumford Woolsey, son of William Walton Woolsey, of New York City, and grandson of Benjamin Woolsey (Y.C. 1744), of Dororis, L.I., was born, 10 Jan., 1796. His mother was Elizabeth Dwight, sister of President (of Yale*) Dwight.

He was a merchant in New York City until about 1828, when he removed to Cleveland, O. He resided there, occupied as a land agent, until 1852, after which date his residence was in New Haven, Conn. He died in New Haven, 11 July, 1870, aged 74 years.

He married Jane, daughter of Dr. John Andrews, of Wallingford, Conn., who survives him, with four daughters and one son.

Source: Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale College Deceased During the Year Ending in July 1870. (* indicates added for clarity)

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John Mumford Woolsey's Timeline

January 10, 1796
January 29, 1835
Age 39
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
October 25, 1836
Age 40
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
April 24, 1838
Age 42
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
September 7, 1840
Age 44
Ohio, United States
July 18, 1842
Age 46
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
July 11, 1870
Age 74
Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York, United States