Research Notes & Histories
Abijah Drake & Tabitha Plumbly
Almon Bathrick & Sarah
Beneger Persons & Lydia Holcomb
Cyrus Perkins & Martha Child
Daniel Drake & Patience Perkins
Daniel Joseph Drake & Bethia Cobb
Daniel Newell Drake & Cynthia Parker
Daniel Plumbly & Abigail Preston
David Mcclellan & (2) Elizabeth Harrington
Diantha Drake & Elijah Barnes
Early Plumbly Families
Esther Bathrick & Samuel Bishop
Francis Drake & Phebe Goodenough
George Woolsey & Jane Hall
George Woolsey & Mary Hopkins
George Woolsey & Rebecca Cornell
Howland Persons & Samantha Erving
Jacob Schaeffer & Abigail Oliver
Jacob Schaeffer Jr (1)
James Mcclellan & Elizabeth Hall
James Mcclellan & Sarah Axtel
James Stockwell
John (Jonathan Shepherd) Schaeffer & Nancy Hopkins
John Drake
John Plumbly & Dorcas Samson
John Plumbly & Hannah Abbot
John Plumbly & Susannah Clayton
John Richmond
John Woolsey & Jane Haley
John Woolsey & Sarah
Joseph Plumbly & Dorcas Addey
Joseph Woolsey And Abigail Schaffer
Levi Plumly & Phebe Drake
Lyman Bathrick & Sarah Ann Jacobs
Mary Elizabeth Persons & James C. Earle
Mcclellan Family Chronology
Notes For Drake Line
Orson Perkins Drake & Betsy Jane Persons
Pauline Phillips & Uriah Parker
Perkins & Mary Wheth
Perkins Family Notes
Peter Bathrick & Eleanor Phillips
Phebe Drake & Joseph Millen Jewett
Phillips Family Notes
Phillips Notes
Rebekah Mcclellan
Reverend Thomas Woolsey & Sarah Pierce
Richard North & Joan Or Johane Bartham
Richard Woolsey & His Four Wives
Richard Woolsey & Letitia Morleey
Richard Woolsey & Nancy Plumsted
Richard Woolsey & Sarah Fowler Family
Samuel Bathrick & Susannah Ewers
Samuel Plumbly
Sarah Drake & Elijah Weston Sawyer
Sarah Plumly & Ephraim Bingham
Seth Drake & Chloe Prentice
Sophia Persons
Stockwell - Prentice Connection
Sylvester Phillips
Thomas Drake & Jane Holbrook
Thomas Harlow Perkins & Lucinda Marsh
Thomas Woolsey & Dianna Tubble
Thomas Woolsey & His Plural Wives:Mary Burrell
Thomas Woolsey & Ruth Bayles Family
William Andrew Woolsey
William Drake & Sarah Nash

Individual: Thomas W. Woolsey 
Birth: Nov 1719 at: Bedford, Westchester, New York 
Marriage: ABT 1738 at: , Westchester, New York 
Death: 26 Feb 1794 at: Maiden Springs, Washington, Virginia 
Father: Richard Woolsey 
Mother: Sarah Fowler 

Spouse: Sarah  
Birth: ABT 1720 at: of Bedford, Westchester, New York 
Marriage: ABT 1738 at: , Westchester, New York 
Death: AFT 1794 at: Maiden Springs, Washington, Virginia 

Children: Abraham Woolsey
Sarah Woolsey
Lucinda Woolsey
Mary Woolsey
Richard Woolsey
Simeon Woolsey
David or Daniel Woolsey
George Woolsey
Thomas Woolsey
Zephaniah Woolsey
Priscilla Woolsey
William Woolsey


The W. in the name is probably William & named after mother Sarah Fowlers father William Fowler;

Thomas Woolsey may have had (1) wife before he married to Sarah Pierce. She, the unknown wife, could be the mother of his children. This problem is still un-resolved at this writing: of Nov 2005;

Source 1: Woolsey by Brewer;Rev. Thomas Woolsey was burried in the River Bend Cenetery;

Source 2: Family Group Sheet submitted by Mrs Ethel J. Woolsey of Salt Lake;

Source 3. Ancestrat File;

Source 4: Westchester Patriarchs; Book: 974.7227 D3d Pg: 271; States Thomas removed to Virginia;

Source 5. Virginia Wills & Administrations 1632-1800 (Index) See source 8;

Source 6. Washington County Personal Property Tax list for 1787; Thomas Woolsey is listed.

Source 7. Film: 0034364, pg: 281; Land Transaction dated: 5 Dec 1792; Thomas Woolsey & Sarah, Pierce John Pierce & Sarah, both of Washington Co. are selling a tract of land; Patient date: 5 May 1787; Thomas & John hold the patient & are selling to Richard Woolsey, wife Nancy; I believe this John Pierce could be Sarahs brother John or a son-in-law married to the daughter Sarah.

Source 8. Film: 0034364: pg: 283; Thomas Woolsey & Sarah of Washington Co. Va. are selling land to Nathaniel Hill of Ulster Co. N.Y., a tract of land with patient date of 7 Dec 1787; The patient is held by Thomas Woolsey; 300 acres on waters of South Fork of the Holston River.

Source 9. Nov 1792: Thomas Woolsey & Sarah his wife are selling land to Joseph Cole, both are of Washington County, Va. Zachariah Woolsey is witness; (Joseph Cole is grandfather of Clarissa Cole.)

Source 10: Annals Of Southwest Virginia pg: 1350 lists Will of Thomas Woolsey; Will Probated 17 Dec 1794; Proved 26 Feb 1794; I leve my wife Sary Wolsey all that I have but Sevenieer Wolsey five shillings. Witnesses: Frederick Ickis, Richard Woolsey, Nancy Wolsey;

Source 11: 3 May 1774, Thomas Woolsey is in Then called Fincastle, later called Washington county), involved in a court case with Ross & Trigg verses Francis Whitney & Thomas Woolsey; Thomas may have been born in Boltons, Westchester, New York or Queens, New York; He is buried at Maiden Burying Ground, River Bend Cemetery in Smythe Co. His original Birthdate was 1716, but is improbable because of marriage date of parents (1718)

Source 12: Fincastle Plot Book A: Book: 976.9Hacc vol. 1: Lists: Thomas Woolsey owned 612 acres of land, a part of the Loyd Co. Tract in 1776; The land located on the South Fork of Holsten River;

Source 13: Annals of Southwest Virginia, Book: 975.5 H2 sl; Ordered that Reverend Thomas Wolsey a regular Baptist Minister as certified by Jonathan Bishop, John Pierce and Henels Dungins have license to Solemnize the Rights of Matrimony according to law.

Source 14. Annals of Southwest Virginia, Dated: 17 June 1783: Ordered that Colonel William Edmondson, Daniel Reamy, Thomas Wolsey, Senior, and William McCutchen view the plantation whereon Hugh Cole deceased lived and value the yearly income and consider the expences of the Maintenance of the five Orphan children of said Hugh Cole and make report to August Court agreeable to the Will of said Cole;

Source 15. Annals of Southwest Virginia, Book: 975.5 H2sl: Dated: 5 Dec 1792; Thomas Woolsey to Richard Woolsey. 10 pounds. 300 Acres on the waters of the South Fork of the Holston River;

Source 16: Smyth County Virginia Cemeteries Volume 1: Woolsey, Thomas W. Rev. B: 1719; D: 1794; Pioneer Baptist Minister (Modern memorial stone);

Source 17: Smyth County History And Traditions:
A John Woolsey and Richard Holliett has land surveyed in thier name in Washington County in the same time frame that Reverend Woolsey and his son George is buying land: The land survey date was 1 August 1781: I dont know who this John Woolsey is, but he must be related to our Woolsey line here in Washington County; Maybe Reverend Woolseys sons Simeon or David of whom I know nothing had a middle name of John and went by the middle name!

Source 18: Virginia Valley Records: In 1772 received into the (Baptist) Church by letters was Thomas Woolsey, from a churcn in New York Government, and now ordained for the Ministry by Order of this Chuch, by the Rev. Mr. Jon Alderson.

Two other possible daughters for Reverend Thomas Woolsey enclude: Sarah Woolsey B: about 1762 & Ms: John Pierce? Lucinda Woolsey B: about 1768; (These children are not proven and are not listed on Reverend Thomas Woolseys family group sheet.

Source 19: Book: 929.273 W887: Family of George Wood Woolsey & Sarah Nelson by Hester Woolsey Brewer, 1939: (Lista a good history of Thomas Woolsey of which I have added to his chronology;

Source 20: Autor Gordon Aronhime: Thomas Wolsey, All But Forgotten Is The Man Who Brought First Church to Holston, Clinch Valleys (Another good history of Reverend Thomas Woolsey of which I have added to his chronology;

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