Davis Uriah I | Born 1707

WOOLLEY, Benjamin

Male 1692 - 1773  (80 years)


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  • Name WOOLLEY, Benjamin 
    Born 25/25 Feb 1691/1692 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1773 
    Person ID I14166  Uriah Davis I - Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Father WOOLLEY, John,   b. Oct 1659,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother POTTER, Mary 
    Family ID F4378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family STOUT, Esther 
    Married Abt 1715 
    Children 
     1. WOOLLEY, Daniel,   b. 1/01 Feb 1716/1717, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Jun 1799, New Jersey (Date Will Probated) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 82 years)
     2. WOOLLEY, Mary,   b. 5 Oct 1719,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. WOOLLEY, Sarah,   b. 6 Oct 1721,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. WOOLLEY, Patience,   b. 9 Aug 1723,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. WOOLLEY, Marcy,   b. 12 Oct 1725,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. WOOLLEY, William,   b. 25 Sep 1728,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. WOOLLEY, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 9 Jun 1735,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BENJAMIN WOOLLEY, son of John Woolley, born Feb. 25, 1692; died 1773; married, second, about 1715, Esther, daughter of Richard and Esther (Tilton) Stout, of Middletown, third, Sep. 19, 1744, Catherine, daughter of William and Margaret (Wardell) West, and widow of Edward Patterson Cook; fourth, by license dated May 31, 1758, Phebe Cooper, widow, of Freehold; Job Cook being surety.

      1729, Oct. 11. Jonathan Stout and Benjamin Woolley named as executors in the will of Amos White.

      1749, Dec. 8. The three daughters of his deceased daughter, Esther Woolley, are remembered in the will of Richard Stout, Esq., of Middletown.

      The names of the children born to Benjamin and Ester Woolley, with the dates of their birth, are found on the Shrewsbury Quaker Records. It will be noticed that these names do not include the Benjamin, 56, who is the son first spoken of in the will of Benjamin Woolley, 25.

      1771, Jan. 26. Will of Benjamin Woolley, of Shrewsbury, yeoman;
      proved Dec. 16, 1773, mentioned:

      wife, Phebe,
      son, Benjamin;
      son, Daniel, to have land on the West side of the place where I now dwell;
      son, William, to have land adjoining that of Daniel's;
      three daughters,
      Patience Birge,
      Mary Davis,
      Elizabeth Cook.

      Executors: Friends, John Tucker and Vincent White.
      Witnesses: Job Cook, Thomas Croxson, Benjamin White.

      Issue by first wife, name unknown
      Benjamin Woolley called "Benjamin Woolley the son of Benjamin," in the tax list of 1764. And on this same list appear also the names of Benjamin Woolley, Sr., and Benjamin Woolley, Jr.

      Issue by second wife
      Daniel Woolley born Feb. 1, 1717; married Patience Throckmorton and Sarah Allen.
      Mary Woolley born Oct. 5, 1719; married, by license dated Dec. 11, 1749, Benjamin Davis, George Rhea being surety on the bond.
      Sarah Woolley born Oct. 6, 1721; married by license dated Aug. 20, 1743, John Collard; Daniel Woolley being surety. She is not mentioned in her father's will. Nor is she taken into account in the will of her grandfather, Dec. 8, 1749.
      Patience Woolley born Aug. 9, 1723; married, by license dated Nov. 14, 1746, David Burdge.
      Marcy Woolley born Oct. 12, 1725; not mentioned in her father's will.
      William Woolley born Sep. 25, 1728; married by license dated Aug. 15, 1755, Susannah Huldreth; Vincent White being surety.
      Elizabeth Woolley born June 9, [1735?]; married, by license dated Dec. 29, 1749, John, son of Edward Patterson and Catherine (West) Cook; Nathaniel Slocum being surety.