Samuel Wickersham Woolley

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Samuel Wickersham Woolley

Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Death: January 28, 1908 (67)
Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edwin Dilworth Woolley, Sr. and Mary Woolley
Husband of Mariah Woolley; Rachael Cahoon; Polly Jane Tolman and Maria Sawell
Father of Samuel Edwin Woolley; Eugene Truman Woolley; Leo Carlos Woolley; Fannie Leone Woolley; Franklin Edgar Woolley and 15 others
Brother of John Wickersham Woolley; Franklin Benjamin Woolley, Sr.; Rachel Emma Simmons; Henrietta Woolley; Edwin Dilworth Woolley, Jr and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Woolley; Joseph Wilding Woolley; Hyrum Smith Woolley; Edwin Thomas Woolley; Mary Ellen Smith and 13 others

Occupation: Farmer
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About Samuel Wickersham Woolley

(son of Edwin Dilworth Woolley and Mary Wickersham). Born April 2, 1840, at Nauvoo, Illinois. 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, married Alice Rowberry;
           Eugene Freeman, married Annie E. Clark;
           Leo Carlos, married Annie M. Anderson;
           Horace Wickersham, married Annie L. Bates;
           Rachel Emma;
           Walter Dee, died child;
           Mary Louisa;
           Alice May;
           Nellie Vilate, married Arthur G. Burrett;
           Sarah Viola;
           Franklin Edgar and Fanny Leone, died.
   Family resided Grantsville and Salt Lake City, Utah.
   Married:	Rachel Cahoon, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew and Jeanett Cahoon of Cottonwood, Murray, Utah).
   Their children:
           Jeanett Maria, married John W. Taylor;
           Maggie Elizabeth, married Leroy Anderson;
           Phebe Ann, married J. W. Jeffs;
           Andrew Dilworth, married Hattie Schoenfeldt.
   Family home Grantsville, Utah.
   Married:	Polly Tolman, Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Tolman of Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah).
   Their children:
           Alonzo Hewet;
   Family home Grantsville, Utah.

High Priest; high councilor; patriarch; seventy; missionary to Ohio 1872-73. Selectman several years; justice of the peace. Minuteman and veteran Indian war; participated in Echo Canyon campaign. President Co-op, at Grantsville. Farmer and stockraiser. Died January 28, 1908. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 139
  • Residence: Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Residence: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States - 1860
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Samuel Wickersham Woolley's Timeline

April 2, 1840
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Age 8
November 16, 1855
Age 15
October 22, 1859
Age 19
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
August 19, 1861
Age 21
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
April 24, 1863
Age 23
Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, United States
December 9, 1864
Age 24
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
February 8, 1867
Age 26
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States