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James Buchanan Woolsey (1856-1938) was born 24 September 1856 in Livingston County, Missouri, United States to John Woolsey (1819-1878) and Amanda Melvina Faubion (1825-1900) and died 17 January 1938 in Rock Port, Atchison County, Missouri, United States of unspecified causes. He married Grace Anna Barber (1863-1939) 25 December 1878 in Atchison County, Missouri, United States. Ancestors are from the United States, France, Germany, Scotland, England.



Children


Offspring of James Buchanan Woolsey and Grace Anna Barber (1863-1939)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adella Woolsey (1880-1951) 19 January 1880 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 24 August 1951 Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, United States Roy L Miller (c1880-)

William Henry Woolsey (1881-1920) 2 February 1881 Iowa, United States 4 June 1920 Aleatha Ollie Johnson (1882-1953)

Oliver E Woolsey (1883-1892) 22 October 1883 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 2 July 1892 Atchison County, Missouri, United States
Margaret Geneva Woolsey (1885-1963) 17 December 1885 Fremont County, Iowa, United States 18 December 1963 Maryville, Missouri, United States William F Brooks (c1883-?)

James W Woolsey (1887-1892) 6 January 1887 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 8 July 1892 Atchison County, Missouri, United States
Fredie Ray Woolsey (1889-1892) 13 February 1889 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 20 July 1892 Atchison County, Missouri, United States
Bertha Lena Woolsey (1891-1958) 13 June 1891 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 12 January 1958 Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, United States Opel William Thompson (1895-1979)

Ruth Woolsey (1893-1938) 17 September 1893 Atchison County, Missouri 11 December 1938 Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa John William Scalf (c1894-?)

Lee Emmert Woolsey (1895-1971) 29 October 1895 Atchison County, Missouri, United States August 1971 Tarkio, Atchison County, Missouri, United States Icy Sylvia Hall (c1900-?)

Claude Olen Woolsey (1897-1978) 18 October 1897 Atchison County, Missouri, United States October 1978 Summersville, Texas County, Missouri, United States Mina Marie Hall (c1901-?)

Cecil LaVerne Woolsey (1899-1972) 10 February 1899 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 7 May 1972 Fairfax, Missouri, United States William Walter Amthor (1885-)

Hermina Onetia Woolsey (1902-1958) 21 May 1902 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 12 March 1958 Concordia, Kansas, United States Walter M Phelps
Opal Stoner (c1902-?)

Mina W Woolsey (1905-1982) 22 April 1905 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 2 October 1982 Del Norte County, California, United States Virgil Fane Clark (1900-1966)
Enos Leroy Kelly (1905-1982)

Eva Woolsey (1908-1969) 20 March 1908 Atchison County, Missouri, United States 8 April 1969 Pleasant Hill, Missouri, United States Virgil Fane Clark (1900-1966)


Public Records

  • 1860 Census - Harrison Township, Daviess County, Missouri
    • John Woolsey, 41 TN, farmer,
    • Amanda Woolsey, 36 TN
    • Mary Woolsey, 14 TN
    • Martha Woolsey, 11 TN
    • Gilbert Woolsey, 10 MO
    • Abigail Woolsey, 4 MO
    • James B Woolsey, 4 MO
    • Jane Woolsey, 2 MO
  • 1870 Census - Buchanan Township, Atchison County, Missouri - August 22 1870 - #81/81
  • 1880 Census - Buchanan Township, Atchison County, Missouri - June 9 1880 - #91/91
    • Amanda Woolsey, 56 TN
    • Rachel Woolsey, 19 MO
    • Caroline Woolsey, 16 MO
    • Josie Woolsey, 13 MO
    • Phebe Woolsey, 9 IA
  • 1900 Census - Clay Township, Atchison County, Missouri - June 15 1900 = #277/279
    • J. B. Woolsey, 43 MO, 9-1856, farmer
    • Grace Woolsey, 37 IN, 3-1863, married 21 years, 8 of 11 children living
    • Adella Woolsey, 20 MO, 1-1880
    • William Woolsey, 19 IA, 2-1881
    • Maggie Woolsey, 14 MO, 12-1885
    • Lena Woolsey, 8 MO, 6-1891
    • Ruth Woolsey, 6 MO, 9-1893
    • Lee Woolsey, 4 MO, 11-1895
    • Claud Woolsey, 2 MO, 10-1897
    • Cecil Woolsey, 5/12 MO, 2-1900
  • 1920 Census - Clay Township, Atchison County, Missouri - January 6, 1920 - #25/25
    • James B Woolsey, 63 MO, farmer
    • Grace Woolsey, 57 IN
    • Claude Woolsey, 22 MO, farm hand
    • Hermie Woolsey, 17 MO
    • Mina Woolsey, 14 MO
    • Eva Woolsey, 11 MO
  • 1930 Census - Rock Port, Atchison County, Missouri
    • James B Woolsey, 73 MO, married at 22, odd jobs laborer
    • Grace Woolsey, 67 IN, married at 15, laundress
    • Mina Clark, 24 MO, married at 16, house work helper
    • Orville L Clark, 6 MO

Notes

  • Stapel and Lane History of Atchison County, Missouri, 1905
James B Woolsey, farmer of Clay township, was born in Livingston county, Missouri, Sept. 24th, 1856, the son of John and Amanda Woolsey, and the sixth child in a family of ten. His parents were old settlers in Buchanan township, Atchison county. In 1865 they moved back to Livingston county; after living there a few years they returned to Atchison county and located at Rupe's Grove. After a residence there of a few years they moved again to Buchanan township. They resided there about twelve years and then moved across the Iowa line. The subject of this scetch resided with his parents until in his twenty-second year, when he began farming for himself. He located in the north Clay township in 1882. He now owns and lives upon a farm of eighty acres in Section 15, township 65, range 41, three and one half miles north of Rock Port. On this farm is a one-story cottage in size 16x16 feet, 10x12 feet, 8x12 feet and 14x16 feet; barn 24x28 feet, with 10 foot posts; tenant house, 14x20 feet and 12x24 feet; two orchards.  :Politically, Mr. Woolsey is a Democrat. On his party's ticket he was elected Justice of the Peace of Clay Township in the year 1898. He has also held the positions of director of his home school district several years. He is a member of the A.O.U.W. lodge and the Modern Woodmen camp at Rock Port. In the A.O.U.W. lodge he holds the office of director.:On Christmas day, in 1878, the wedding nuptials of Mr. Woolsey and Miss Grace Barber were celebrated. Mrs. Woolsey is a daughter of William and Amelia Barber and was born in Indiana on March 28th, 1863, the youngest in a family of seven children. To Mr. and Mrs. Woolsey twelve children have been born, nine of whom are still living, viz; Della, wife of Roy Miller, born Jan. 19 1880; William H., born Feb. 20, 1881; Maggie, born Dec. 17, 1885; Lena, born June 13, 1891; Ruth, born Sept. 17, 1894; Lee E., born Oct 29, 1895; Claude, born Oct. 8, 1897; Cecil, born Feb. 10, 1899. Oliver, born Oct. 22, 1882, died July 2, 1892; James, born Jan 6, 1887, died July 8, 1892; Ray, born Feb. 13, 1889, died July 20, 1892.:Mr. and Mrs. Woolsey are members of the Christian church at Rock Port, in which organization Mr. Woolsey held the office of Deacon.




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