Philippa Woolcock

b. circa November 1859
  • Philippa Woolcock was born circa November 1859 in New Jersey.
  • Thomas Woolcock and Susanna Testick Rescorl appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Belleville Township, Essex County, New Jersey. Other members of the household included Philippa Woolcock, William Thomas Woolcock, John Woolcock, Richard Woolcock and Edwin Woolcock.
  • She married Edward Dennis.
  • The following appeared on 21 August 1897 in the Putnam County Republican: (Oregon) Mrs. Edward Dennisw, a sister of Judge John Woolcock, is dangerously ill at her home in Baltimore.
  • The following appeared on 20 February 1915 in The Highland Democrat: William T. Woolcock died at his home, Ridge street, about six miles west of Newburgh, on Wednesday, after a brief illness, in his seventy-first year.
         The deceased was born in England, February 18, 1844, the son of Thomas and Susan Woolcock. He came to this country in 1857 with his mother and brothers, his father having preceded them. He was a miner by occupation and with his brother John came here and went to work at the Croft mine in 1867 for Seth Allen, father of the present supervisor of this town. He spent many years here until the blast furnace was closed. His last employment of that nature was with the Sterling Iron Manufacturing Company, Rockland County, as mining superintendent. He resided in Peekskill for some time, and just before June purchased the farm on which he died.
         Mr. Woolcock was a member of Courtlandt Lodge No. 34, F. & A. M., having been initiated July 29, 1867; passed August 28, 1869, and raised December 2, 1869, and made a life member December December 27, 1906. He was also a member of the First M. E. Church.
         The deceased married, in 1870, Miss Fannie Griffin. They have four [sic] children living. She died September 26, 1897. He married, four years later, Mrs. [sic] Carrie Sanger, of Peekskill. She survives him. He also leaves two daughters, Mrs. Charles Adams, of New York, and Mrs. Chas. Wright, of Peekskill; three sons, Edward [sic], of Poughkeepsie, Charles, of Niagara Falls, and Magrain, of Sloatsburg; two brothers, Edwin and John, of Peekskill, and two sisters, Mrs. C. M. Gardner and Mrs. Philipa Dennis, of Peekskill.
         The remains will be brought to Peekskill, and the funeral services will be held from the First M. E. Church this (Saturday) afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, and will be in charge of Courtlandt Lodge. The interment will be at Hillside.
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2015

Family: Edward Dennis b. circa 1850