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Name Woodley, Charles W., 1911-2003
Born 09/16/1911
Birthplace Minnesota
Father Woodley, John Wilbert "Bert," 1880-1954
Mother Woodley, Mabel Abigail (Parsons), 1881-1
Spouse Woodley, Elva E. (Ayers), 1917-1998
Deceased 05/31/2003
Deceased where Seymour, Indiana

Associated Records

Image of RG0881.AM - RG0881 Champe-Woodley letters

RG0881.AM - RG0881 Champe-Woodley letters

The collection consists of letters (typescripts) of Mabel Abbie Parsons Woodley which she sent to her cousin, Flavia (Waters) Champe. The letters date from January 1, 1961 to February 17, 1973, and were written from Oregon and Indiana. In the letters she describes life in the Malcolm, Nebraska, area, and Wheeler County, Nebraska. She also describes her life in Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon and Indiana. Woodley writes about the family history and genealogy of the Parsons, Waters, Woodley and Meade families, dating back to 1868 in McHenry, Illinois. The letters discuss homesteading, tree claims, social life, religious beliefs, health, etc. Interspersed through the letters are drawings