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Isaac Woolner[1, 2, 3]
Male 1792 - 1860


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  • Birth  1 Aug 1792  St. Andrews Twp., Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Male 
    Land  Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 130, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • possibly in error
    Immigration  1832  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number  000136-8353 
    Died  8 Apr 1860  [1
    Person ID  I13570  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Woolner,   b. Abt 1765, Of, St. Andrews Twp., Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F15491  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah Hembling,   b. 11 Jul 1797, Of, Beccles, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1832, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Dec 1819  Ilketshall, Saint Andrews, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Martha Ann Woolner,   b. 9 Mar 1820, Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1909, Colborne Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Abraham Woolner,   b. 4 Mar 1822, Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1837, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Isaac H. Woolner,   b. 3 Nov 1824, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1896
     4. Rev. Jacob Hembling Woolner,   b. 25 Sep 1826, Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1917, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Woolner,   b. 25 Mar 1828, Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1903, Lakeview, Montcalm, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Woolner,   b. Abt 1830,   d. 29 Jun 1832
    Family ID  F3720  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Bridget,   b. Abt 1810, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Woolner
     2. William Woolner
     3. George Woolner
     4. James Woolner
     5. Ann Woolner,   b. 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Jane Woolner,   b. Abt 1844, Of, Hanover, Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F3721  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Isaac Woolner, "father to Rev. Jacob and Isaac Woolner, was born near Beckles, St. Andrews Township, Suffolk County, England, August 1st, 1792, and died April 8th, 1860. He was married to Sarah Hembling who was born July 11th, 1797, and died of cholera, at Bridgeport, Ontario, July 8th, 1832. In 1832 they, with their family of six children, together with William Howlett and family and James Howlett and family, emigrated to America, arriving at Hamilton, Ontario, during the third week in June. While at Hamilton they, for several days, resided in a house in which the former residents had died of cholera. Here they contracted this dreadful disease which proved fatal to so many of the small number immediately after their arrival at Mr. Peter Erb's, a little north of Bridgeport, in the evening of the 28th day of June, 1832. They came from Hamilton with Mr. Peter Erb who was there on business. No sooner were they in possession of their new home when one of their children took sick and before morning proved a victim to cholera. In less than ten days eight of the party died of the same disease. Some are buried on Dilman Moyer's farm near Bridgeport while the Howlett's are buried at Snyder's, Bloomingdale. Noah Hembling and his wife, relatives of those who came in 1831, also died of the same disease. They are buried on Mr. Moyer's farm. After the decease of the mother of the named family, the father, Isaac Woolner, was married again. His second wife was Bridget Connor, widow of Mr. Connor. There were six children of the second wife, namely: Ann, married to Samuel Rowney, Abraham, William, married to a Miss Moore, George, James, and Mary Jane, married to Joseph Carr.1a

      1aThe Biographical History of Waterloo Township, by Ezra Eby

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 685.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 217.

    3. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 127.

    4. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin....

    5. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 62..

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 15, 1909 - Obituary of Richard Young.

    7. [S27] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Records, Church of England. Archdeaconry of Suffolk 0918503.

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