William Wight Woolsey


Personal and Family Information

William was born on 7 OCT 1885 in Benton County, Arkansas, the son of James P. Woolsey and Sarah Belle Barr.

He died on 27 FEB 1966 in Randall County, Texas.

His wife was Nora Belle Creasy Byrd, who he married on 22 DEC 1910 in Washington County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


William Wight Woolsey


James P. Woolsey


James Woolsey


Nancy R Woods


Dysart Woods


Sarah Holmes


Sarah Belle Barr



Birth7 OCT 1885
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death27 FEB 1966
Place: Randall County, Texas
Census5 JUN 1900
Place: Noble County, Oklahoma
Address: Auburn Twp, dwelling 31 family 31 Woolsey, James, head wm born Dec 1858, age 42 married 20 yrs born Ark, f Ark, m Tenn, Insurance Agent __ Belle S , wife, wf born Feb 1863 age 37, married 20 yrs, mother of 6, 5 living born Ark, f Alabama, m Ark __ Pearl S, daughter wf born Feb 1881, age 181 single, born Arl, f &m Ark __ Wight W, wm born Oct 1885 age 14 single born Ark f&m Ark __ Barr J, wm born Jan 1893, age 6 single born Ok, f&m Ark ___ Juanita wf born July 1898 age 1 single born OK f&m Ark
Census20 APR 1910
Place: Bexar County, Texas
Address: San Antonio, Ave B, house 929, dwelling 97 family 128 Mize, joseph W head age 64……keeping boarder at Lodging house on own account includes 8 relatives, 3 non retlatives and Woolsey, William W, boarder mw age 24 married 1, 1 yr, born Ark f&m Ark, manages Office ___ Nora B, boarder fw age 25 married 1, 1 yr, born Tenn, f&mTenn
Census22 APR 1930
Place: Potter County, Texas
Address: Amarillo, Hughes Street, house 1619, dwelling 701, family 753 Wilsey W.W. head, owns home $9000, with radito mw age 44 married age 23 born Ark f&m Ark __ Nora, wife fw age 42 born Tenn, f&m Tenn
Census16 APR 1940
Place: Potter County, Texas
Address: Amarillo, Huges Stree, house 1619 visit 417, owns home $5500, Woolsey, w.Wight, head mw age 54 married born Ark, same house 1935 __ Nora B, wife fw age 54 married born Tenn, same house 1935
BurialFEB 1966
Place: Randall County, Texas
Address: Llano Cemetery, Amarillo findagrave 20144133
Other Event1918
Place: Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Type: Military Service
Draft - Woolsey, Wm. W. 1918

Draft - Woolsey, Wm. W. 1942