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Subject: Re: [GEN-NYS] Asa Woosley-Jordan, NY
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 06:34:12 -0600
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I have printed out your note and will look at it in more detail later.
Can you send me your email addressess so we can discuss this off list?
You can use the email address in my original post.
Looking forward to discussing this with you.
> I don't know if this will make sense but peripherally, I am most
> interested in Asa. He was the brother of Luther Smith Woolsey Jr. Their
> parents were Keturah and Luther S. Woolsey Sr. Luther Jr. opened a very
> fine carriage & coach shop, and they made wheels in the Saratoga, N.Y.
> area. I say that but I know there was another Luther Woolsey, whose to
> say there wasn't another Asa T. Woolsey. I say this because by 1867 at
> least I show Asa et al in Sandusky, Ohio. Luther had moved his business
> to Sandusky and the brother's at least followed him there. I don't have
> an earlier Sandusky Directory but I know Luther Jr. moved to Sandusky by
> abt 1860. He was in Sacto by 1865. Luther also had a part of his
> business in Ft. Wayne Indiana and Asa went there to take care of that.
> Here we have Keturah's Obit:
> WOOLSEY --- In Ft. Wayne, Ind. at the residence other son, Hiram B.
> Woolsey, on
> Wednesday May 14, 1879. Mrs. Katurah Woolsey, relict of L.S. Woolsey,
> years. Funeral from the residence of A.T. Woolsey, from this city, 409
> Street, today at 2 o'clock. Friends of family invited.
> She was buried in Sandusky.
> Luther Smith, Sr. was born 16 Aug 1790/98 in Onondaga Co, NY and died 9
> Jan 1842 in Elbridge, Onondaga Co, NY. His son Luther Smith, Jr. was
> born 13 Feb 1829 in Onondaga Co, NY and died 24 Jan 1914 in Sacramento,
> Sacramento Co, CA. I am in Sacramento. I was Chair person for the Tour
> program [Living History] at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery where Luther
> Jr. is buried. I am no longer with the Cemetery per se but I did so much
> research on this family I almost feel that I am related. ((gg
> There is another Luther Woolsey, b 13 Apr 1832, Marbletown, Ulster Co,
> NY and died 14 Dec 1896 in the same place. He was the son of Clinton
> Woolsey born 15 Apr 1801 in Lloyd (Highland), Ulster Co, NY and died 9
> Sep 1875 at Stone Ridge, Ulster Co, NY. Clinton Woolsey was the son of
> Moses Woolsey,son of Daniel Fowler Woolsey, son of Richard Woolsey and
> Sarah Fowler.
> Asa was born Jan 15, 1819. It would be interesting if this is the same
> Asa because perhaps he kept business interests in Jordan as well as in
> Sandusky. This may answer one little mystery for me. Luther Jr. and Mary
> had a daughter May Hollister Woolsey who tragically died in Sept of 1879
> very close to her 13th birthday. She died from encephalitis from a
> mosquito bite. They also had a son, William Jerome Woolsey aka
> Wellington Woolsey significantly older than May who married Emily [aka
> Emma] [I don't have my notes out on William/Wellington and can't
> remember her last name.] They had a three yr. old daughter, Jennie May
> Woolsey, and they became very frightened for their child's health so
> they moved back to N.Y. - *Jordan, N.Y.* Jennie was married by 1914
> when her grandfather [Luther Jr.] died. She was living in Jordan N.Y.
> according to Luther's will; married to Lewis Mead. To my knowledge they
> had no children.
> Bottom Line, it would be most interesting to tie up some loose ends of
> this family's history.
>> Thanks for visiting my web page.
>> Asa Woosley was an individual who owned property in the village of
>> near the Academy. When researching Nicholas Craner for the Village, his
>> name came up as being associated with properties that Mr. Craner had
>> involved in.
>> Is this Asa someone you are interested in?
>>> I have been researching Woolsey's for quite some time. I see you have
>>> Asa Woolsey on your surname list. May I ask if you have a specific
>>> interest in Asa?
>>> Thank you!
>>>> I have added some Surnames to my list on my web page and a couple of
>>>> reasons why Power of
>>>> Attorney documents are useful in finding the deeds filed by the
>>>> Attorney/Agent for
>>>> another party on the same deed. Most helpful when the property is part
>>>> of a tract, estate
>>>> or land company.
>>>> Hope this helps
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