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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Thomas Jefferson WOOSLEY

HISTORY: Kentucky, A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed., 1885, Edmonson County. Thomas J. WOOSLEY was born 16 December 1840, in the western part of Edmonson County. He is the sixth in a family of four boys and three girls born to Samuel and Rebecca (Blakey) Woosley, natives of Halifax County, Virginia, and Whitley County, Kentucky respectively. Samuel Woosley was a farmer, of English descent, and came with his parents to Whitley County about 1812 or 1815. Soon after his marriage he came to Edmonson County, where he was engaged in farming and stock trading. His first office was that of a constable; he then repesented Edmonson and Butler Counties three terms in the Lower House of the State Legislture. In 1860 he took the census of Edmonson County. He died in 1865. His father, Samuel Woosley, came from Virginia; first settled in Whitley County and later in Edmonson County. Mrs. Rebecca Woosley was a daughter of Curtis Blakely, of Whitley County. Thomas J. Woosley was reared on a farm, and remained with his parents until twenty-one years of age, when he engaged in farming. In August, 1875, he was made deputy sheriff of Edmonson County, and filled that office for five years. In August, 1880, he was elected circuit clerk, and in August 1882, was elected county clerk, both of which offices he now holds. He owns a farm of about 250 or 300 acres, partially improved. Mr. Woosley is a member of the Masonic fraternity. He cast his first pesidential vote for General MacClellan.


Margaret Frances WOOSLEY

NOTES: Her first child was born on 9 Sep 1819 in Bedford County, Tennessee.


David ROBINSON

He was 42 in 1850 living in Dist #17, Cedar, Missouri.


Israel ROBINSON

He was 29 in 1850 living in Dist #17, Cedar, Missouri.


James Thomas WOOSLEY Jr.

He was 48 in 1880 a widower and living with his son James E. in Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky.


James Thomas WOOSLEY Jr.

He was 48 in 1880 a widower and living with his son James E. in Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky.