Woolley, Edwin 

Biography

27 June 18071–14 Oct. 1881.2 Farmer, coal miner, cattleman, builder, merchant.3 Born in East Bradford Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.4 Son of John Woolley and Rachel Dilworth.5 Raised in Quaker faith.6 Married Mary Wichersham, 24 Mar. 1831, in Columbiana Co., Ohio.7 Moved to East Rochester, Columbiana Co., by 1833.8 Baptized into LDS church by Lorenzo D. Barnes, 24 Dec. 1837, in West Township, Columbiana Co.9 Ordained a high priest, 6 May 1838, in West Township.10 Served as president of branch at East Rochester.11 Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1839.12 Served mission to Pennsylvania, 1840.13 Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840.14 Member of Nauvoo Masonic Lodge.15 Served mission to Massachusetts and Connecticut, 1842.16 Migrated to Salt Lake City, Sept. 1848.17 Elected to Utah territorial legislature, 1851.18 Died in Salt Lake City.19