Richard Woolcock

b. March 1878
  • Richard Woolcock was born in March 1878 in New York.
  • William Thomas Woolcock and Sarah Frances Griffin appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York. Other members of the household included Richard Woolcock, Jessie Woolcock, Edwin T. Woolcock, Charles Jay Woolcock and Ella F. Woolcock. Daughter Jessie also is enumerated in the Peekskill household of Sarah's childless half-sister Ellen Odell Brown.
  • The following appeared on 2 October 1897 in The Highland Democrat: (Peekskill) The funeral services of Sarah F. Woolcock, wife of William T. Woolcock, of Sterlington, Rockland county, N. Y., were held in this village on Tuesday afternoon, the remains interred at Van Courtlandtville. She died at her home in Sterlington of paralysis, after a brief illness on Saturday last. She was the daughter of the late Jay and Sarah F. Griffin, and was born in Philipstown, Putnam county, on June 13, 1852, and was 45 years, 3 months and 14 days old. About twenty years ago she joined the South street M. E. church. She was a sister of Jacob Griffin, of Oregon, John Griffin and Marcus Griffin of this place and a half sister of Mrs. Edwin Woolcock of Depew street. She leaves a husband and seven children, five sons, Edward, Charles, Richard and George [and] McGrane, and two daughters, Ella and Addie.
  • Charles Jay Woolcock and Richard Woolcock appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Newburgh, Orange County, New York, at 31 High Street living in the boarding house of C. W. Thompson.
  • He was a plumber, according to the 1900 census.
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2006