Dora Myrtle Woolsey

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Dora Myrtle Woolsey, daughter of Josephus W. Woolsey and Lula Olive Carner, was born at Zalma, Bollinger Co., Missouri, 27 May 1908.1,2,3,4,5,6 She died at Fairview Heights, Saint Clair Co., Illinois, 4 February 1995.7,8 Both she and her husband were buried at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Carmel, Wabash Co., Illinois.9,10,11

Dora married Cecil Andrew Smith, son of Fred Theadore Smith and Wilmina Jane Linder, at Harrisburg, Saline Co., Illinois, 8 December 1924.12,1

Dora and Cecil had four children, two presumed still living.


Cecil Andrew Smith b. 31 Aug 1901, d. 1 Feb 1984
  • Cecil Raymond Smith b. 28 Nov 1925, d. 9 Oct 1926
  • Carol Ann Smith+13 b. 25 Jun 1933, d. 9 May 2017
This person was last edited on16 Nov 2021


  1. [S812] Josephus W. Woolsey Family, Notes from Family Bible, taken by the compiler in 1986, Compiler's genealogy files, Clarkdale, Arizona.
  2. [S462] United States Census for 1910, Thirteenth Census of the United States, Wayne Township, Bollinger Co., Missouri, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 9, sheet 6A, dwelling 79, family 79, J. W. Woolsey household, age 1 10/12, born in Missouri., digital image, (; original data: NARA micropublication T624, 1784 rolls, roll #769.
  3. [S463] United States Census for 1920, Fourteenth Census of the United States, Patoka Township, Pike Co., Indiana, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 41, sheet 24A, dwelling 448, family 468, Josephus W. Woolsey household, age 11, born in Missouri, digital image, (; original data: NARA micropublication T625, 2076 rolls, roll #460.
  4. [S464] United States Census for 1930, Fifteenth Census of the United States, Columbia Township, Gibson Co., Indiana, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 26-11, sheet 2B, dwelling 37, family 37, Cecil Smith household, age 21, born in Missouri, digital image, (; original data: NARA micropublication T626, 2668 rolls, roll #588.
  5. [S465] United States Census for 1940, Sixteenth Census of the United States, Perry Twp, Massillon State Hospital, Stark Co., Ohio, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 76-82, sheet 44A, Cecil Smith household, age 32, born in Missouri, employee at Massillon State Hospital, digital image, (; original data: NARA micropublication T627, 4643 rolls.
  6. [S612] Social Security Death Index, Internet database. (My, Provo, Utah: viewed 11/4/2006), Number 289-16-1927, Issue State: Ohio, Issue Date: Before 1951.
  7. [S1024] Dora M. Smith, Death Certificates, File No. 95-010576 (1995), Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records, Springfield, Illinois.
  8. [S945] "Deaths - Smith, Dora, nee Woolsey," Belleville News-Democrat, Bellevile, Illinois, 2/7/1995, 4B.
  9. [S1024] Cecil Andrew Smith, Death Certificates.
  10. [S1967] Graves of Wabash County, Illinois, online, accessed Apr 2014, further cited as Graves of Wabash Co., IL.
  11. [S1546] Find A Grave memorial #179216774 & 123768905, online, accessed Sep 2020, further cited as Find A Grave.
  12. [S955] Cecil Smith & Dora Woolsey, Marriage Certificate, 8 Dec 1924, County Clerk, Saline Co., Illinois Marriage License.
  13. [S1031] Carol Ann Smith, Birth Certificates, File No. 64 (1933), Wabash County Clerk & Recorder, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.