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WOOLLEY, John

Male 1659 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name WOOLLEY, John 
    Born Oct 1659 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I14171  Uriah Davis I - Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2018 

    Father WOOLLEY, Emmanuel 
    Mother Elizabeth 
    Family ID F4380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family POTTER, Mary 
    Children 
     1. WOOLLEY, Benjamin,   b. 25/25 Feb 1691/1692,   d. 1773  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JOHN WOOLLEY, son of Emmanuel Woolley, 1, born October, 1659;
      married, first, Mercy or Mary, daughter of Thomas and Ann Potter;
      second, Aug. 12, 1730, Rachel Clark.

      1685, Feb. 16. Patent to Judah Allen, for two hundred acres in
      Shrewsbury, in many parcels, half thereof in right of John Woolley.

      1691, September. John Woolley was on a Petit Jury, of Monmouth County.

      1685, July 9. John Woolley and his brother, William Woolley, together
      with Richard Hartshorne, John Hance, Judah Allen, Remembrance
      Lippincott, William Lawrence, John Williams and Edmund Lafetra, had
      license to purchase Indian lands at Manasquan.

      1697. Edwin Woolley, of Poplar, has in his possession a deed for lands
      that John Woolley bought of..... Tucker, at Poplar, described as bounded
      on all sides by barren pine lands. Previous to this, in 1684 and 1692,
      Thomas Potter sold to John Tucker lands at Deal, bounded on the West by
      barren land, on the South by a brook which separated it from the line of
      Thomas White, on the East by the Sea to Whale Pond brook comprising what
      is now Elberon, N. J., and lands adjacent to it to the South and
      Westward.

      1698, July 19. Mercy Woolley makes affidavit relating to the signing
      and sealing of the last will of Samuel White, of Shrewsbury, the date of
      which was omitted.

      1702, Nov. 2. Mary Woolley is left a legacy by her father, Thomas
      Potter, of Freehold.

      1705, Apr. 14. George Allen, John Woolley and Peter Wilson take the
      inventory of the personal estate of Joseph Allen, of Shrewsbury.

      1706, May 2. George Allen, John Woolley and John Rogers make inventory
      of the estate of Francis Borden, of Shrewsbury.

      1707. According to James Steen, John Woolley swore that he was forty-six
      years old.

      1709, Mch. 1. John Woolley was a Road Commissioner in Monmouth County.

      1717, Nov. 9. John Woolley, of Shrewsbury, yeoman, and Mercy, his wife,
      convey to "my son William Woolley," land at Poplar Swamp, that is
      described as being the Northwest corner of the said John Woolley's land,
      and as having been conveyed to him by Thomas Potter, Feb. 9, 1697.
      Witnesses: Gabriel Stelle, Benjamin Woolley and Robert Allen.

      1719/20, Mch. 17. John Lippincott, of Shrewsbury, in his will of this
      date left a legacy to the Friends' Meeting, in Shrewsbury, which was to
      be paid to John Woolley and John Tilton.

      1730, Aug. 12. John Woolley and Rachel Clark, both of Shrewsbury, were
      married at the house of John Woolley.

      1732, Oct. 2. Will of John Woolley, of Shrewsbury, yeoman, "being
      ancient and indisposed," proved May 30, 1743, mentioned:
      wife, Rachel; sons, Thomas, William, John, and Benjamin Woolley, Thomas
      being the eldest; daughter, Leah Den; daughter, Elizabeth, the wife of
      John Field, [Feild]; daughter, Anne Mercy Allen. Executors: wife, and
      "Cozin, William Hartshorne, Sr."

      1739, Mch. 5. John Woolley and wife, Rachel were present at the marriage
      of his grand-daughter, Hannah Woolley, to George Nicholson, at the house
      of Thomas Woolley, in Shrewsbury.

      1752, 9mo., 25. Will of Rachel Woolley, widow; proved Feb. 25, 1754,
      left legacies to:
      Mary Lawrence. daughter of John and Mary Campbell, deceased; to Leah,
      daughter of John and Leah Den; to Hannah, daughter of John and Elizabeth
      Field; to William Lawrence, son of Mercy Field; to The Indian School; to
      Abigail Longstreet and Lydia Borden; to Mary, daughter of Daniel and
      Content Clayton; to Shrewsbury Quaker Meeting; to Catherine, wife of
      Peter Knott; to Mercy Field and her daughter, Catherine Lawrence; to
      Elizabeth Lewis and her son, Samuel and to Rachel Hubbard.

      Issue
      20 Thomas Woolley born in Shrewsbury, 1 day, .....married Patience
      Tucker.
      21 Ruth Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, July 22, died, in
      Shrewsbury, Sep. 14, 1687.
      22 William Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Aug. 17, 16 .... ; married
      Ruth Lippincott.
      23 John Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Dec. 31, 1690; married Patience
      Lippit.
      24 Joseph Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Dec. 31, 1690; died, in
      Shrewsbury, Feb. 1, 1705.
      25 Benjamin Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Feb. 25, 1692.
      26 James Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Aug. 6, 1695; died, in New
      York, Feb. 17, 1716/17.
      27 Elizabeth Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Apr. 23, 1697; died, in
      Shrewsbury, October, 1699.
      28 Leah Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Feb. 15, 1698; married, at her
      father's house in Shrewsbury, Mch. 5, 1723/4, as his second wife, John
      Mattock, son of James and Elizabeth (Maddox) Den, of Salem Co., West
      Jersey. The births of her children are found on Salem Meeting Records,
      but Shrewsbury Men's Meeting gave her certificate, Mch. 7, 1742/3. She
      had
      Issue
      Mercy Den born Mch. 21., 1724
      Amos Den born Sep. 21, 1727
      Daniel Den born Oct. 1, 1728
      Leah Den born Oct. 18, 1731
      Paul Den born Apr. 18, 1734

      29 Elizabeth Woolley born, in Shrewsbury, Apr. 17, 1700; married, Jan.
      12, 1720/1, at Flushing, Long Island, John, son of Benjamin Field.

      Issue
      Hannah Field

      30 Ann Mary, or Ann Marcy, or Anne Mercy, or Aumarcy Woolley, born in
      Shrewsbury, Feb. 3, 1702; second intentions of marriage published at
      Shrewsbury Meeting of Women, May 6, 1723, with Joseph (possibly the son
      of Ephraim) Allen, born Apr. 1, 1697. He was granted a certificate to
      marry, by Salem Meeting, Jan. 28, 1722; and they were granted a
      certificate to remove to Shrewsbury, by Salem Meeting, Feb. 26, 1727.