WOOLWORTH ANNEX

 

Ruth (Woolworth) Hunt Pedigree

(Start at generation 5, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname “Woolworth:”

 

 

Generation

 

7  

 

6   Thaddeus Woolworth

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1782 in New York.  Employed as a farmer in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died .

 

1850 US Census: Thaddeus Woolworth, age 68 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Woolworth, age 65 (b. NYS); daughter, Lucy Woolworth, age 27 (b. NYS); and grandson, Charles Hunt, age 12 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the households headed by Timothy Woolworth, age 64 (b. CT) and employed as a farmer and Phineus Woolworth, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, were enumerated on the same census page.

 

2. Wife: Hannah (?)

 

Born about 1785 in New York.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Ruth Woolworth: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Lucy Woolworth: Born about 1823.

 

5   Ruth Woolworth:

 

Born about 1813 in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  Died , age 51, in Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Thomas Hunt, generation 5 of the Hunt Annex on .

 

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Other, still unidentified, Woolworth names:

 

1. Timothy Woolworth: Born about 1786 in Connecticut or Massachusetts.

 

1850 US Census: Timothy Woolworth, age 64 (b. CT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Catharine Woolworth, age 65 (b. CT); daughter, Rhoda Woolworth, age 30 (b. NYS); son, James Woolworth, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; perhaps daughter-in-law, Rosalina Woolworth, age 25 (b. NYS); perhaps grandson, Taylor Woolworth, age 6 months; and Scott Sampson, age 17 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer.

 

1865 NYS Census: Timothy Woolworth, age 79 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Katy Woolworth, age 77 (b. Oneida Co., NY), who had had 6 children; and daughter, Rhoda Woolworth, age 50 (b. Lewis Co., NY) and single.  Of interest, the household headed by James Woolworth, age 41 (b. Lewis Co., NY) was enumerated next door.  

 

2. James Woolworth:

 

1865 NYS Census: James Woolworth, age 41 (b. Lewis Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Rominda Woolworth, age 39 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had had 5 children; son, Orrin J. Woolworth, age 14 (b. Lewis Co., NY); son, Robert Woolworth, age 11 (b. Lewis Co., NY); son, George Woolworth, age 8 (b. Lewis Co., NY); daughter, Mary R. Woolworth, age 6 (b. Lewis Co., NY); and son, Ward W. Woolworth, age 3 years and 3 months (b. Lewis Co., NY).  Of interest, the household headed by Timothy Woolworth, age 79 (b. MA), was enumerated next door.

 

3. Phineus Woolworth: Born about 1817 in New York.

 

1850 US Census: Phineus Woolworth, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Julia Woolworth, age 30 (b. NYS); daughter, Marietta Woolworth, age 6 (b. NYS); and daughter, Ellen Woolworth, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

 

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