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John Wickersham Woolley
Original name: John Wickersham Woolley
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1831
North Coventry Township
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1928
Centerville
Davis County
Utah, USA

Religious Leader. Originally a Quaker farmer, John Woolley converted to Mormonism in 1837 and moved to the Utah Territory during the 1840s. His father Edwin became a close friend as well as business manager for Brigham Young. John held many roles in Utah civil government including constable, justice of the peace, deputy sheriff, marshal and county commissioner. A bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1853-1881, Woolley is best known as the father of Mormon fundamentalism, considered by fundamentalists to be a prophet and president of the priesthood. (bio by: D. D. Thompson) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Reed Everington Roberts (1826 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  John Ensign Woolley (1852 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Centerville City Cemetery
Centerville
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: A-48-5-4
 
Maintained by: Bryan Hatch
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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John Wickersham Woolley
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John Wickersham Woolley
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John Wickersham Woolley
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