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Origins of the Woosley Name and Other Names, Related, Unrelated, and Confused* -- JKW 2006Sep03

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  • ID: I0095
  • Name: Joshua Woosley 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1779 in Buckingham, Virginia 1
  • Birth: 1782 in Buckingham or Halifax County, Virginia
  • Death: 1853 in Indiana
  • Burial: 1853 Indiana
  • Religion: 1812 Joined Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Barren County, Kentucky 2 3
  • Religion: 1823 Organized Sinking Spring Primitive Baptist Church
  • Event: Tax List 1819 Hart County, Kentucky (Joseph Woosley)
  • Event: Tax List 1820 Hart County, Kentucky (Joshua Woosley)
  • Census: 1850 Dist#56, Woodford County, Illinois page #496, family #755/757
  • Census: 1820 Not Confirmed; In 1820 Hart County Census as Joshua Wesley 4
  • COMM: Vickie Beard Thompson lists Joshua as the oldest son of Thomas Jr. not as the youngest son of Thomas Sr. as in traditional sources
  • COMM: Joshua was supposedly born 7 years before Thomas Woosley Jr. married Dinah Tribble
  • COMM: Some older sources give his death and burial in Hart County, KY and don't reference the move to Illinois
  • Residence: BET 1811 AND 1812 Hart County, Kentucky
  • Residence: AFT 1828 Woodford County, Illinois



    Father: Thomas Sr. Woosley b: BET 1725 AND 1737 in Prince Georges (later Brunswick or Amelia) County, Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Walters b: ABT 1735 in Prince Georges County, Virginia (?)

    Marriage 1 Josephine Maddax b: 1785 in Buckingham, Halifax, Virginia
    • Married: ABT 1800 in Estimated by Judith Woosley marriage date
    • Married: 1810 1
    • Married: 1810 in Source: Unknown
    Children
    1. Has No Children Judith Woosley b: ABT 1800

    Marriage 2 Mary (Polly) Davidson b: 13 DEC 1795 in Halifax County, Va
    • Married: 12 FEB 1818 in Barren County, Kentucky 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children William Thomas Woosley b: ABT 1825 in Hart County, Kentucky
    2. Has No Children John Woosley b: ABT 1832 in Indiana
    3. Has Children Moses Woosley b: ABT 1829 in Kentucky or Indiana

    Sources:
    1. Title: Woosley 06July.FTW
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jul 17, 2006
    2. Title: History of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Barren County, Kentucky
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ky/barren/history/mttabor.txt
      Text: Subject: [KYF] CHURCH: Mt. Tabor Church History, Barren Co.


      Submitted by: Darrell Waddell <http://www.rootsweb.com/~archreg/vols/00005.html#0001149>
      Date: 29 Jun 2003




      History of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church (Barren Co., Ky.)

      "A Covenant of a Baptist Church on Beaver Creek entered into the 5th of
      November 1798. With 7 members and constituted by Elders William Hickman,
      Carter Tarrant, and Alexander Davidson. Agreed to be constituted on the
      essential doctrines of the gospel, viz:

      First:We believe in one only true and living God and that their are three
      persons in the God-head, the Father, son, and Holy Spirit.
      2nd. We believe that the scriptures of the old and new Testaments, are
      the word of God, and the only rule of faith and practice.
      3rd.We believe that we are saved by grace thro faith, and that not
      of ourselves it is the gift of God.
      4th.We believe in the doctrine of original sin.
      5th.We believe in mans impotency to recover himself from the fallen
      state he is in by nature.
      6th.We believe that sinners are justifyed in the sight of God only
      by the imputed righteousness of Christ.
      7th.We believe that the Saints shall persevere and never finally
      fall away.
      8th.We believe that baptism and the Lords supper are ordinances of
      Jesus Christ, and that true believers and them only are the fit subjects
      of these ordinances, and we believe that the true mode of baptism is by
      immersion.
      9th.We believe in the resurrection of the dead and universal judgment.
      10th.We believe the punishment of the wicked will be everlasting and
      joys of the righteous will be eternal.

      Seven members went into the constitution of Beaver Creek Baptist Church
      (later known as Mt. Tabor). Three of the first seven members appeared to
      have been John Murphy, John Baugh, and William Newell.

      John Murphy was appointed the first clerk. He had been baptized at an
      early date by Isaac Barton who pastored the first Baptist Ch
    3. Title: Church History for Hart County Kentucky
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: http://www.carthage.lib.il.us/community/churches/primbap/FamHist-HartKY.html
      Text: Church and Family History Research Assistance
      for Hart County, Kentucky

      CHURCHES:

      NEW HOPE

      New Hope Church was organized on the first Saturday in September, 1819, by the following members dismissed from Mt. Tabor Church in Barren County, and others (totalling 19) viz., Moses Short and wife, Hezekiah Davidson, Frances Brown, Polly Brown, Pheby Brown, Sally Brunfield, Pathem a black woman, Martha Pucter, William Davidson and wife. Elder Jacob Locke presided as moderator.

      SINKING SPRING

      Sinking Spring church was organized in May 1823, by Elders Lock and Davidson, and others. The charter members included the following who were dismissed from Green River Church, viz., Will Williamson, Goel Brooks, Edith Brooks, James Williamson, Polly Williamson, Susan Grinstead, Joshua Woosley, Polly Woosley, Hiram Harper, Maria Wilson, E. S. Slemmon, Miles Brooks, George Amos, John Smith, Joseph Leach, Jacob Kessinger, and Lysia Kessinger.

      GREEN RIVER

      Green River church was constituted on August 6, 1803, at Amos Ferry on Green River (Woodsonville) by Elders Alexander Davidson, Thomas Whitman, John Murphy, and Jacob Lock.

      Thank you for being patient while we seek information for this site. If you have such information, please write to us.
    4. Vickie Beard Thompson (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~popfraley/index.htm)

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