Saturday, November 06, 2010

Surname Saturday: WOOLSTON

The WOOLSTON surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of this surname are English.  The family is of the Quaker faith, and there is much that I need to discover about them.


Stories and history:


Ahnentafel # 35 : Caroline Bishop Woolston (1826-1879). Caroline was born February 6, 1826 in Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey. She married December 29, 1842 in New Jersey to Dr. Ezekiel Cooper Chew (1822-1888). Ezekiel was born January 17, 1822 in Gloucester, New Jersey. They lived in Montgomery and Darke Cos. Ohio where they raised a family of 14 children. Caroline died February 27, 1879 in Rossburg, Darke County, Ohio and is buried in the Webster Cemetery, Rossburg, Darke County, Ohio. Ezekiel died August 27, 1888 in St. Joseph County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 70 : Abel B. Woolston (1797-1834). Abel was born in 1797 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  He married September 11, 1819 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Rachel Woolston (1800-1851), his second cousin. Rachel was born April 19, 1800 in Burlington County, New Jersey. They raised 5 children in Burlington County, New Jersey. Rachel died September 11, 1851 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Abel died January 12, 1834 in Burlington County, New Jersey.


Ahnentafel # 140 : John Woolston (1766-1838).  John was born 1766 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  He married in 1793 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Beulah Briggs (1773-1854).  Beulah was born in 1773 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Beulah died April 29, 1854.  John died April 12, 1838 in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.


Ahnentafel # 280 : Cornwell Woolston (1738-1814).  Cornwell was born in 1738 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  He married April 1762 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Hannah Aaronsen (c1744-1788).  Hannah was born circa 1744 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Hannah died October 28, 1788 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Cornwell died May 22, 1814 in Northampton, Burlington County, New Jersey.


Ahnentafel # 560 : John Woolston (1686-????).  John was born in 1686 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  He married Hannah Tencher (1717-????).  Hannah was born in 1717 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  John died in Northampton, Burlington County, New Jersey.


Ahnentafel # 1020 : John Woolston (1663-1713).  John was born March 6, 1663 in Northamptonshire, England.  He married December 6, 1683 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Lettice Newbold (1659-bef1709).  Lettice was born October 14, 1659 in Yorkshire, England.  They had at least 2 children.  Lettice died before 1709 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  John died 1713 in Northampton, Burlington County, New Jersey.


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