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THE  WOOLDRIDGE FAMILY
OF
VERNON COUNTY, MISSOURI
 

 

 

The following Family History information is the results of my own research. Some is documented and some is not. As with any information on line, you should verify it yourself before accepting it as fact.

 

 

Descendants of John Wooldridge

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN1 WOOLDRIDGE was born Abt. 1678 in England, and died 1757 in Henrico County, Virginia.  He married MARTHA OSBORNE Abt. 1703 in Henrico County, Virginia.  She was born Abt. 1680 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died Abt. 1757 in Henrico County, Virginia.

          

Children of JOHN WOOLDRIDGE and MARTHA OSBORNE are:

             i.       JOHN2 WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1705, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1783, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

            ii.       THOMAS WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1707, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1762, Cumberland County, Virginia.

2.         iii.       WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1709, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1798, Elbert County, Georgia.

           iv.       EDWARD WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1711, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1808, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

            v.       MARY WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1715, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1789, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

           vi.       ROBERT WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1719, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1794, Chesterfield County, Virginia.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  WILLIAM2 WOOLDRIDGE (JOHN1) was born 1709 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died 1798 in Elbert County, Georgia.  He married (1) MARY UNKNOWN Abt. 1737.    He married (2) SARAH FLOURNOY Abt. 1750 in Chesterfield County, Virginia.  She was born Bet. 1730 - 1738 in Virginia, and died Bet. 1798 - 1799 in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

          

Children of WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE and MARY UNKNOWN are:

3.           i.       RICHARD3 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1738, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1828, Russell County, Kentucky.

            ii.       WILLIAM HENRY WOOLDRIDGE, b. Bet. 1740 - 1753, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. March 1828, Russell County, Kentucky.

 

          

Children of WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE and SARAH FLOURNOY are:

           iii.       GIBSON3 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Bet. 1750 - 1755, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. 1816, Abbeyville, South Carolina.

           iv.       THOMAS WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1752, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. Bef. 1830, Alabama.

            v.       EDWARD WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1760.

           vi.       SARAH WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1765, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. 1849, Bayou Bonnet, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

          vii.       MARTHA WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1770, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. Bef. 1804, Georgia.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  RICHARD3 WOOLDRIDGE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1738 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died 1828 in Russell County, Kentucky.  He married JANE ROBERTS February 28, 1764 in Russell County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN ROBERTS and JANE FOURQUREAN.  She was born 1742 in Virginia, and died Bet. 1810 - 1820 in Adair or Green County, Kentucky.

          

Children of RICHARD WOOLDRIDGE and JANE ROBERTS are:

4.           i.       RICHARD4 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1775, Virginia; d. Bef. 1839, Green County, Kentucky.

            ii.       FANNY WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1767, Virginia; d. Aft. March 1831, Kentucky.

           iii.       JOHN WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1769, Chesterfield County, Virginia; d. 1835, Russell County, Kentucky.

           iv.       ELIZABETH WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1771, Virginia; d. Aft. 1829.

            v.       WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1773, Virginia; d. 1847, Grayson County, Kentucky.

           vi.       MARY WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1772, Washington County, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1846, Green County, Kentucky; m. WILLIAM MILLER, December 08, 1800, Green County, Kentucky.

          vii.       JAMES WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1765, Virginia; d. 1845, Russell County, Kentucky; m. NANCY PEMBERTON, February 05, 1799, Green County, Kentucky.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  RICHARD4 WOOLDRIDGE (RICHARD3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1775 in Virginia, and died Bef. 1839 in Green County, Kentucky.  He married (1) MARY UNKNOWN Abt. 1795.  She was born Abt. 1774 in Virginia, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Green County, Kentucky.  He married (2) SARAH VAUGHAN October 23, 1800 in Green County, Kentucky.  She was born in Virginia, and died 1866 in Green County, Kentucky.

          

Children of RICHARD WOOLDRIDGE and SARAH VAUGHAN are:

5.           i.       ROBERT C.5 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1822, Green County, Kentucky; d. October 10, 1893, Barton County, Missouri  (71y 3m 23d).

            ii.       DAVID WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1801, Green County, Kentucky; d. Aft. 1852, Green County, Kentucky; m. MARGARET HAWTHORNE, October 13, 1830, Green County, Kentucky.

           iii.       JAMES WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1803, Grayson County, Kentucky; d. 1875, Green County, Kentucky; m. ELIZA CALVIN, June 08, 1826, Green County, Kentucky.

           iv.       WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1808, Kentucky; d. Missouri; m. SOPHIA.

            v.       THOMAS WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1807, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1865, Green County, Kentucky.

           vi.       RUTH WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1809, Green County, Kentucky; d. Bef. 1865, Green County, Kentucky; m. JOHN DAVID CAVEN, April 06, 1835, Green County, Kentucky.

          vii.       MAHALA WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1810, Green County, Kentucky; d. 1880, Green County, Kentucky.

         viii.       HAPPY ARABELLA WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1815, Hart County, Kentucky; d. 1887, Green County, Kentucky; m. FRANKLIN P. HUDGINS, May 14, 1839, Green County, Kentucky.

           ix.       SAMUEL WOOLDRIDGE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1820, Green County, Kentucky; d. Abt. 1856, Missouri; m. MARY MIDDLETON, December 17, 1840, Green County, Kentucky.

            x.       REUBEN WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1820, Green County, Kentucky; d. Aft. 1883.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

5.  ROBERT C.5 WOOLDRIDGE (RICHARD4, RICHARD3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1822 in Green County, Kentucky, and died October 10, 1893 in Barton County, Missouri  (71y 3m 23d).  He married (1) JOYCE HUDSON September 12, 1844 in Green County, Kentucky.  She was born Abt. 1820 in Kentucky, and died November 20, 1854 in Green County, Kentucky.  He married (2) LYDIA ROEBACK July 14, 1856 in Green County, Kentucky.    He married (3) MARY ELIZABETH UNKNOWN (WIDOW OF UNKNOWN HUTTON) Bet. 1872 - 1880 in Barton County, Missouri.  She was born Abt. 1834 in Ohio.

 

Notes for ROBERT C. WOOLDRIDGE:

1880

 Census Place: Milford, Barton, Missouri

 Source: FHL Film 1254673  National Archives Film T9-0673 Page 449B    

 Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace

C. Robert WOLRIDGE Self M M W 57 KY

 Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA

Elizabeth WOLRIDGE Wife F M W 46 OH

 Occ: Keeping House Fa: OH Mo: OH

William HUTTON SSon M S W 14 MO

 Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: OH

Millie HUTTON SDau F S W 12 MO

 Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: OH

P. Robert HUTTON SSon M S W 10 MO

 Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: OH

Nora HUTTON SDau F S W 8 MO

 Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: OH

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Children of ROBERT WOOLDRIDGE and JOYCE HUDSON are:

6.           i.       WILLIAM6 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1848, Illinois; d. Bef. 1900, probably Barton County, Missouri; Stepchild.

            ii.       MARTHA WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1851; m. ABRAHAM WINKLE, October 08, 1874, Barton County, Missouri.

7.         iii.       SAMUEL WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1855, Kentucky.

           iv.       LEONARD WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1855, Kentucky.

 

          

Child of ROBERT WOOLDRIDGE and LYDIA ROEBACK is:

            v.       ELIZA ELLEN6 WOOLDRIDGE.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

6.  WILLIAM6 WOOLDRIDGE (ROBERT C.5, RICHARD4, RICHARD3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1848 in Illinois, and died Bef. 1900 in probably Barton County, Missouri.  He married MARY A. NEASE September 23, 1875 in Barton County, Missouri.  She was born December 04, 1854 in Tennessee, and died November 29, 1936 in Barton County, Missouri.

 

Notes for WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE:

1880

 Census Place: Milford, Barton, Missouri

 Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace

H. William WOLRIDGE Self M M W 32 IL  Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: KY (b. 1848)

A. Mary WOLRIDGE Wife F M W 25 TN (b. 1855)  Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: TN

N. Robert WOLRIDGE Son M S W 3 MO (b. 1877)    Fa: IL Mo: TN

L. Dora WOLRIDGE Dau F S W 4M MO (b. 1880)    Fa: IL Mo: TN

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Notes for MARY A. NEASE:

1900 census, Barton Co., Milford Twp.

#44 Wooleridge, Mary  Dec. 1854  45 TN TN TN Widowed

    Clarence   (son) Jan. 1882  18          MO MO TN single

#45 Wooleridge, Samuel Feb. 1854 46 KY KY KY

    Rosetta   (wife) Mar. 1857 43            TX TN TN

    Laura  (daughter) Dec. 1879 20        MO KY TX

    Ollie E. (daughter) Mar. 1883 17      MO KY TX

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1910 Barton Co. MO, Milford TWP.

#11 Wooldridge, Mary  56 TN  TN  TN

    Mary C. is a widow, living alone.

She has had 3 children, two are living.

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Next door:

#12 Wooldridge, Samuel M. 56  KY  KY  KY

                Rosetta    (wife)     53  TX  TN  TN

They have been married 34 years.

Rosetta has had 2 children, both are living.

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Children of WILLIAM WOOLDRIDGE and MARY NEASE are:

             i.       ROBERT C.7 WOOLDRIDGE, b. Abt. 1877.

            ii.       DORA WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1880.

8.         iii.       CLARENCE EDGAR WOOLDRIDGE, b. January 1882, Illinois; d. 1963, Barton County, Missouri.

 

 

7.  SAMUEL6 WOOLDRIDGE (ROBERT C.5, RICHARD4, RICHARD3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1855 in Kentucky.  He married ROSETTA ISENHOUER March 06, 1876 in Barton County, Missouri.  She was born March 1857 in Texas.

 

Notes for SAMUEL WOOLDRIDGE:

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1880

Census Place: Milford, Barton, Missouri

M. Samuel WOLRIDGE Self M M W 26 KY  Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: KY

J. Rose WOLRIDGE Wife F M W 21 TX  Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: TN

M. Laura WOLRIDGE Dau F S W 6M MO    Fa: KY Mo: TX

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Children of SAMUEL WOOLDRIDGE and ROSETTA ISENHOUER are:

             i.       LAURA MYRTLE7 WOOLDRIDGE, b. December 28, 1879, Barton County, Missouri; d. October 09, 1951, Los Angeles, California; m. UNKNOWN GLASS.

            ii.       OLLIE WOOLDRIDGE, b. March 1883.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

8.  CLARENCE EDGAR7 WOOLDRIDGE (WILLIAM6, ROBERT C.5, RICHARD4, RICHARD3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born January 1882 in Illinois, and died 1963 in Barton County, Missouri.  He married BERTA ISENHOUER, daughter of SIMPSON ISENHOUR and MARY A..  She was born July 04, 1887 in Missouri, and died July 15, 1970 in Barton County, Missouri.

 

Notes for CLARENCE EDGAR WOOLDRIDGE:

1910 census, Vernon Co., Montevallo Twp.

Wooldridge, Clarence    28  MO  KY  TN

Berta N.  (Wife)        22  MO  TN  TN

Nora L.   (Daughter)     2  MO  MO  MO

Married 3 years. He is a farmer.

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1920 census, Barton Co., Milford Twp.

Wooldridge, Clarence W.  35  MO  IL  TN

Berta       (wife)       32  MO  TN  TN

Nora        (daughter)   11  MO  MO  MO

Wilbur      (son)         6  MO  MO  MO

Mary        (mother)     65  TN  TN  TN

Mary is a widow.

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Children of CLARENCE WOOLDRIDGE and BERTA ISENHOUER are:

             i.       WILBUR ROY8 WOOLDRIDGE, b. August 23, 1913, Milford, Barton County, Missouri; d. November 21, 1997, Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri; m. EDITH JUNE FERGUSON, June 12, 1934, Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.

 

Notes for WILBUR ROY WOOLDRIDGE:

 

Joplin Globe

Spec Wooldridge

NEVADA, Mo. Wilbur Roy ``Spec'' Wooldridge, 84, Nevada, died Friday morning, Nov. 21, 1997, at a Nevada nursing home after a long illness.

Mr. Wooldridge was born Aug. 23, 1913, at Milford. He was a mechanic. He was a lifetime resident of Barton and Vernon counties.

He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Walker.

He married Edith June Ferguson in 1934 at Milford. She died in 1987.

Four sons also preceded him in death.

Survivors include five daughters, Doris Rayburn, Moundville, Pauline Jennings, Surrency, Ga., Freda Baker, Nevada, Esther Martin, Twin Falls, Idaho, and Berta Anderson, El Dorado Springs; two sons, Don Wooldridge, El Dorado Springs, and Larry Wooldridge, Reding, Calif.; 29 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Beeny-Ferry Funeral Home, Sheldon. The Rev. Charles Brown will officiate. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Milford.

Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home in Sheldon.

 

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Children of WILBUR WOOLDRIDGE and EDITH FERGUSON are:

              i.   FREDA9 WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1943, Missouri, m. JACK ALLEN BAKER.

             ii.   BERTA MAE WOOLDRIDGE.

            iii.   LESTER RAY WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1945, Barton County, Missouri; d. April 1946, Barton County, Missouri.

            iv.   WILBUR WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1951, Barton County, Missouri; d. 1951, Barton County, Missouri.

             v.   CALVIN LEE WOOLDRIDGE, b. 1948, Barton County, Missouri; d. 1963, Barton County, Missouri.

            vi.   DORIS JUNE WOOLDRIDGE.

           vii.   RUBY PAULINE WOOLDRIDGE.

          viii.   ESTHER FAY WOOLDRIDGE.

            ix.   KENNETH NEIL WOOLDRIDGE.

             x.   DONALD EUGENE WOOLDRIDGE.

            xi.   LARRY EDGAR WOOLDRIDGE.

           xii.   SON 1 WOOLDRIDGE.

          xiii.   SON 2 WOOLDRIDGE.

  

 

            ii.       ZORA WOOLDRIDGE, b. March 26, 1908, Missouri; d. June 23, 1944; m. JACK BOLES.

 

 

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James R. Baker Jr.

 

 
 
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