Mary Van Ausdall Woodcock

June 16, 1817–January 2, 1898

Born in Lawrence County, Ohio; daughter of Polly Hedrick and William Van Ausdall. Died at Galland’s Grove, Shelby County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Dec. 2013), Mary VanAusdall KHBN-K1Z. Biographical History of Shelby and Audubon Counties, Iowa (Chicago: W. S. Dunbar, 1889), 471. Iowa Stake, Iowa Stake Record, 1839–1841, Polly Vanasdall jun., CHL. 1850 U.S. census, Montrose, Lee Co., Iowa, n.p., Mary Woodcock, NARA. Shelby County (Iowa) Clerk of the District Court, “Death records, 1880–1935; index, 1880–1897,” Mary Woodcock, Jan. 2, 1898; from original records at Shelby County Courthouse, Harlan, IA; FHL microfilm 1517210, FHL. “Died,” Saints’ Herald, Jan. 12, 1898, 32. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Mar. 2014), memorial no. 14535461, Mary Van Ausdall Woodcock; Doyle Cemetery, Earling, IA.