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Mary Wickersham Woolley

November 4, 1808–March 29, 1859

1 Born at Newlin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Amy Ward and Amos Wickersham. 2 Married Edwin D. Woolley, 1831; eight children. 3 Baptized, 1837. 4 Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock County, Illinois, 1839. 5 Joined the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, 1842. 6 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1848. 7 Settled in the Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward. 8 Died at Salt Lake City. 9 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Died,” Deseret News [weekly], Apr. 14, 1859, 48. “Utah Cemetery Inventory,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Mary Wickersham Wooley; citing Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory, Salt Lake City, UT. Leonard J. Arrington, From Quaker to Latter-day Saint: Bishop Edwin D. Woolley (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1976): 489.

  2. [2] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Mary Wickersham MMM9-Q76.

  3. [3] Arrington, From Quaker to Latter-day Saint, 45, 489–490. “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://josephsmithpapers.org/reference/people, accessed May 2023), Edwin Woolley.

  4. [4] “Died,” 48. Arrington, From Quaker to Latter-day Saint, 63–64.

  5. [5] “Died,” 48. Arrington, From Quaker to Latter-day Saint, 78–81. 1840 U.S. census, Hancock Co., Illinois, p. 167, Edwin D. Woolly; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M704, roll 60.

  6. [6] Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book, 1841–1846, CHL, entry for Mar. 24, 1842.

  7. [7] “Died,” 48. Mary Wickersham Woolley,” Church History Biographical Database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, available at https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/chd/landing, accessed Jan. 2015.

  8. [8] 1850 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 85B, Mary M. Woolley; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 919. “Utah, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1850–1890,” p. 362 (1856), Mary W. Woolley; database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); citing Utah 1856 Statehood Census Index, comp. Ron V. Jackson, Accelerated Indexing Systems, Provo, UT; from U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses and/or census substitutes.

  9. [9] “Died,” 48. “Utah Cemetery Inventory,” database, Mary Wickersham Wooley. Arrington, From Quaker to Latter-day Saint, 375–376. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2015), memorial no. 28492949, Mary Wickersham Woolley; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.