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James Posey Woolbright

Male 1830 - 1894  (63 years)


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  • Name James Posey Woolbright 
    Born 26 Nov 1830  Townville, Anderson Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1894  Westminister, Oconee Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Westminister Baptist Cemetery, Oconee Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I655  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Father Father Unknown 
    Mother Mary Woolbright,   b. 6 May 1797, Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1881, Oconee Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F4864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Elizabeth Brown,   b. 25 May 1839, Abbeyville Dist., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1890, Westminister, Oconee Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1857  Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Jane Woolbright
     2. Eric C. Woolbright
     3. Jesse Bert Woolbright
     4. William Andre Woolbright,   b. 1 Mar 1859, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1921  (Age 62 years)
     5. John N. Woolbright,   b. 16 Jan 1861, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1880, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    +6. Henrietta Woolbright,   b. 9 Jul 1863, Oconee Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1944, Atlanta, GA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Henry Walter Woolbright,   b. 12 Aug 1864, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Atlanta, GA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     8. Mary C. Woolbright,   b. 25 May 1868, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1869, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Elizabeth Ann Woolbright,   b. 19 Jan 1871, Pickens Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 65 years)
     10. Judson Boyce Woolbright,   b. 11 Mar 1873, Oconee Co, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1953  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Occupation: Farm Laborer and a minister of the gospel. Probably a
      Baptist Minister because he was buried in a Baptist Cemetery.

      In 1850 SC Census, in hh of J.J. Coates in Anderson Co., as a farm
      laborer.
      In 1860 SC Census, living in Snow Creek, Precinct of Pickens Co.

      Served as an herb doctor in CSA during the Civil War.
      Enlisted 25 Jun 1862 in Co. K, 22nd Sc Volunteers, Reg't.
      Discharged at Columbia on 20 Sept 1863 due to illness.

      (Research Source: Gravestone markings & papers of Allie Mae
      Woolbright Earl)

      In the 1860 Pickens Co., Census of Snow Creek, there is a Mary, age
      24, married to J. P. Woolbright, age 26, with one child, Elizabeth,
      age 1. There is a J. P. Woolbright recorded with a Valhalla P.O. in
      Tugalo Twp. Oconee Co. Census of 1870, gives J.P. age 40 and Mary,
      age 32 with Wm. R. age 11; Harriette (Henriette?) age 9, Henry W. age
      7, & Frances, age 2. Elizabeth not mentioned (died?). Margaret
      Elizabeth Brown is buried next to J. P. (with the same birthdate as
      Posey) in Westminister Baptist Church Cemetery with date of death too
      eroded on Tombstone to read accurately.

      At the same cemetery, Ann Tollison Woolbright, wife of a J.P.
      Woolbright, is buried, b. 5 Feb 1842, d. 15 Jul 1919. No other
      information to date is available as to who her "J.P. might be. Had
      several children with overlaping birthdates with James Posey and
      Margaret's children. Ann's husband might have been a son of Jacob Jr.
      (son of Elizabeth & Jacob Woolbright; Jacob's widow was residing in
      Oconee Co. in her old age as were her daughters). He might have been
      a grandson of Samuel.