John Henry Woolliscroft

John Henry Woolliscroft

Male 1891 - 1970  (78 years)

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  • Name John Henry Woolliscroft  [1
    Born 13 Jul 1891  Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 4 Jun 1895  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 11 Jun 1900  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 26 Jun 1905  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • farm labourer
    Residence 26 Jun 1905  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Confirmation 1 Nov 1908  First Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1910  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • farm labourer on home farm
    Residence 25 Apr 1910  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Military 6 May 1917  Sheridan, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 19 Jan 1970  Clearwater Memorial Hospital, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 10, 11
    Obituary 20 Jan 1970  Bemidji, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • John Wooliscroft 1891-1970

      John H Wooliscroft, 78, resident of Popple Township, west of Bagley, died at Bagley hospital Monday.
      He was born in Martin County, Minnesota, July 13, 1891, the son of Sam and Martha Woolliscroft. They moved to Alexandria when he was ten years old and at the age 18, went to Canada to work, later to Washington and Montana. He served in World War 1 and after his discharge moved to Bowbells, N.D., where he was married to Mabel Dudley Nov 14, 1919. They moved to Clearwater County in 1920.
      Mr Woolliscroft was a member of Irvin Blix Post 16 of the American Legion and Faith Lutheran Church.
      Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Allen Pitzer (Evelyn) of Davenport, Iowa; three sons, Sam and George of Bagley and Floyd of Davenport: 10 grandchildren: two brothers, Selmer of Alexandria and Herbert of Avan Park, Florida; four sisters, Mrs. Wm. Anderson (Hansina), Frostproof, Florida; Mrs. Byron Tregethren (Rose), Minneapolis; Mrs. Wm. Peterson (Alice), Alexandria; Mrs. Ida Ramsdell of Alexandria. He was predeceased by a son. Several nieces and nephews and cousins survive.
      Funeral services will be held Friday, January 23 at 3 p.m. in Faith Lutheran Church with the Rev. Milan C. Davig officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Irvin Blix Post 16 of the American Legion. Burial will be made in the Bagley City Cemetery under the direction of the Cease Funeral Home.
    Buried 23 Jan 1970  Bagley Cemetery, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    John Henry Woolliscroft
    John Henry Woolliscroft
    Bagley Cemetery, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA
    Person ID I5433  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2017 

    Father Samuel Wolliscroft,   b. 1855, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1908, St Lukes Hospital, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Martha Lund,   b. 15 Oct 1869, Jessheim-Akershus fylke, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1964, Knute Nelson Memorial Home, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1889  Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Adelin Dudley,   b. 25 Apr 1902, Cresco, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1985, Fosston Municipal Hospital, Fosston, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1919  Bowbells, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 4 Feb 1920  Minnesota, Burke, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 14 Apr 1930  Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1935  35, State Aid Road No7, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 9 Apr 1940  35, State Aid Road No7, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • The couple were living with their children on the farm owned by John and Mable. Two farm workers Kenneth Lanz and Iver Sandlie were also living at the farm.
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Eleanora Woolliscroft,   b. 5 Oct 1920, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 2002, Muscatine Care Center, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Samuel Louis Woolliscroft,   b. 13 Sep 1923, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1997, Bagley, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +3. George Archie Woolliscroft,   b. 15 Jul 1925, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1985, Fosston Municipal Hospital, Fosston, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Joshua Alfred Woolliscroft,   b. 27 Nov 1926, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1945, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Living
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Jun 1895 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Jun 1900 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 26 Jun 1905 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Jun 1905 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1910 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Apr 1910 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1919 - Bowbells, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - 35, State Aid Road No7, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Apr 1940 - 35, State Aid Road No7, Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jan 1970 - Clearwater Memorial Hospital, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 20 Jan 1970 - Bemidji, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 1970 - Bagley Cemetery, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Social Security Master Death Index, USA, ([database online] FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)).

    2. [S423] Minnesota, Births and Christenings, 1840-1980, Martin, Minnesota, reference 60; FHL microfilm 1,862,273.

    3. [S564] Find a Grave, ([database online] http://www.findagrave.com).

    4. [S445] Minnesota, State Census, 1895, Cedar township, Martin, Minnesota; p. 2, line 24.

    5. [S70] 1900 United States Federal Census, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Year: 1900; Census Place: Cedar, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: 775; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0158; FHL microfilm: 1240775.

    6. [S212] Minnesota, State Census, 1905," index and images, (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)).

    7. [S933] US Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1826-1940 , ([database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.), Confirmation-Confirmation Date: 1 Nov 1908-Father: Sam Wolescroft-Mother: Martha Wolescroft-Church Name: First Lutheran-Church Location: Alexandria, Minnesota.

    8. [S73] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1910; Census Place: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota; Roll: T624_694; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 490.

    9. [S526] US World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org), Sheridan County, Montana; Roll: 1711443.

    10. [S12] Newspaper Article, Bemidji Daily Pioneer 20 January 1970.

    11. [S371] Minnesota, Death Index, Certificate Number: 000301.

    12. [S72] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1920; Census Place: Minnesota, Burke, North Dakota; Roll: T625_1331; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 393.

    13. [S74] 1930 United States Federal Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002), Year: 1930; Census Place: Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota; Roll: 1083; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 467.0.

    14. [S160] 1940 US Federal Census, (Database with images. FamilySearch. (http://FamilySearch.org)), Year: 1940; Census Place: Popple, Clearwater, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1914; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 15-22.