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Name Woodley, John Wilbert "Bert," 1880-1954
Born 10/09/1880
Birthplace Kaskaskia, Illinois
Father Woodley, George, 1840-1915
Mother Woodley, Josephine (Sagane), 1849-1940
Spouse Woodley, Mabel (Parsons), 1881-1973
Children Woodley, Arthur Burnham, 1912-1959
Deceased 03/18/1954
Deceased where Miles City, Montana

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