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Gilbert Woolsey was born 28 December 1785 in Greene County, Tennessee, United States to Thomas Woolsey (1760-1797) and Phoebe Gilbert (1763-1835) and died 14 April 1864 in Atchison County, Missouri, United States of unspecified causes. He married Abigail Mackey Woolsey (1788-1852) 11 December 1804 in Greene County, Tennessee, United States. He married Hephzibah Wall (1806-1888) 18 September 1853 in Livingston County, Missouri, United States. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Byzantium, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, the Byzantine Empire, Denmark, Italy, Hungary, Belarus.


Gilbert was born and grew up in Greene County, Tennessee. [1] He lost his father at the age of 12 but shortly thereafter gained a stepfather; Giles Parman (1758-1832). Gilbert must have gotten along with his stepfather as he named one of his own children Giles. By the mid 1830s we find in him Carroll County, Missouri where in 1838 we see he was buying land in Livingston County, Missouri, moving there by the next year. The people of Livingston County, Missouri must have thought Gilbert to be of good character as he served as presiding judge of the county court there for the better part of 4 years. In 1848 he moved to Atchison County, Missouri, where he died 16 years later.



Children


Offspring of Gilbert Woolsey and Abigail Mackey Woolsey (1788-1852)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Franklin Woolsey (1805-c1858) 30 September 1806 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 1858 Atchison County, Missouri, United States Elizabeth Myers (c1805-)
Polly Harrison (c1805-)
Elizabeth Tomlin (c1805-)

Zephaniah Woolsey (1807-1847) 9 February 1807 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 3 January 1847 Caldwell County, Missouri, United States Delilah Masoner (1810-1845)

Thomas Woolsey (1808-1864) 15 February 1808 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 19 June 1864 Green Township, Livingston County, Missouri, United States Rutha Hubbs (1808-1871)

Giles Woolsey (1810-1845) 28 April 1810 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 3 October 1845 Green Township, Livingston County, Missouri, United States Rachel Hubbs (?-1846)

Jeremiah C Woolsey (1812-1862) 30 January 1812 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 14 April 1862 Atchison County, Missouri, United States Charlotte Iler (c1824-)

Stephen Woolsey (1813-1876) 7 October 1813 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 1876 Missouri, United States Linda Ann Hubbs (c1816-bef1838)
Abigail Woolsey (c1822-)

Sarah Woolsey (1815-1866) 14 December 1815 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 1866 Green Township, Livingston County, Missouri, United States William Reynolds (c1811-1862)

Nehemiah Cardinal Woolsey (1817-1903) 1 September 1817 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 4 January 1903 Breckenridge Township, Caldwell County, Missouri, United States Elizabeth Goodman (c1819-1902)

John Woolsey (1819-1878) 20 November 1819 Greene County, Tennessee 18 January 1878 Atchison County, Missouri Amanda Melvina Faubion (1825-1900)

Noah M Woolsey (1822-1851) 9 February 1822 Greene County, Tennessee, United States June 1852 Clay County, Missouri, United States Susan A Smith (c1825-)

Phebe Ann Woolsey (1824-1856) 23 October 1824 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 14 December 1856 Harrison Township, Daviess County, Missouri, United States Humphrey R Weldon (1825-1864)

Mary Caroline Woolsey (1826-1862) 9 October 1826 Greene County, Tennessee, United States 18 April 1862 Atchison County, Missouri, United States



Public Records

References & Notes

  1. ^ NOTE - Some researchers say that he moved to Washington County, Tennessee as evidenced by several websites saying several of his children were born in Washington County. Since he is listed in 1812 and 1830 in Greene County, I have decided there is no proof and listed all his children as born in Greene County. - Will
  2. ^ Past and present of Livingston County, Missouri By Albert J. Roof
  3. ^ Past and present of Livingston County, Missouri By Albert J. Roof
  4. ^ Past and present of Livingston County, Missouri By Albert J. Roof


Common ancestors of Gilbert Woolsey (1785-1864) and Abigail Mackey Woolsey (1788-1852)

  1. George Woolsey (1610-1698)
  2. Rebecca Cornell (1629-1713)
  3. Ruth Bailey (1660-1714)
  4. Thomas Woolsey (1655-1741)
  5. Thomas Woolsey (1655-1742)


Namesakes of Gilbert Woolsey (1785-1864)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Gilbert Woolsey (1831-1836)Greene County, Tennessee, United StatesZephaniah Woolsey (1807-1847)Delilah Masoner (1810-1845)
Gilbert Woolsey (1785-1864)Greene County, Tennessee, United StatesAtchison County, Missouri, United StatesThomas Woolsey (1760-1797)Phoebe Gilbert (1763-1835)Abigail Mackey Woolsey (1788-1852)+Hephzibah Wall (1806-1888)
Gilbert Benedict Woolsey (1851-1933)Atchison County, Missouri, United StatesHamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, United StatesJohn Woolsey (1819-1878)Amanda Melvina Faubion (1825-1900)Susan Evans (1853-1925)



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