Celia Houchin

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Celia Houchin, daughter of John Houchin and Patty (…), was born at Washington Co., Virginia, 4 February 1784.1,2 She died at Gibson Co., Indiana, 10 December 1847,1,2,3 and was buried at Meade Cemetery, Francisco, Gibson Co., Indiana.4,3

Celia married William Hopkins Woolsey, son of George Woolsey and Mary Hopkins, at Barren Co., Kentucky, 30 October 1807.5,6,2

Besides Find a Grave, a more readable picture of her stone (perhaps enhanced) may be viewed here: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~woolsey/resources/descends/woolgen/ots/houchin_celia1874_1847.jpg.


William Hopkins Woolsey b. 16 Jun 1784, d. 25 Oct 1844
  • Louvicy Woolsey7 b. 9 Aug 1808, d. 16 Jun 1879
  • Eldridge H. Woolsey7 b. 14 Feb 1810
  • Temple Woolsey7 b. 15 Nov 1811, d. 31 Oct 1898
  • (…) Woolsey8 b. 25 Nov 1813
  • William Price "William Porterfield" Woolsey+7 b. 26 Nov 1813, d. 23 Nov 1892
  • Loumira Woolsey7 b. 10 Aug 1815, d. 26 Dec 1843
  • Zerilda Woolsey7 b. 9 Jan 1818, d. 28 Jun 1901
  • Emily Woolsey2 b. 11 Feb 1820, d. 20 Sep 1841
  • Sanford C. Woolsey7 b. 26 May 1823, d. 28 Jun 1889
  • (…) Woolsey2 b. say 1826
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  1. [S831] Cemetery Inscriptions, Mead Cemetery, Center Twp, Gibson Co., Indiana (On line: http://www.rootsquest.com/~jmurphy/gibson/gibcem/cen_mead.htm : Gibson Co., GenWeb, 2004), aged 63 years, 10 mos, 6 days.
  2. [S811] James W. Woolsey, The Wolsey-Woolsey Family of America, two parts, (Kansas City, Missouri: Heart of America Genealogical Society, 1981), microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #1276468, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 185, further cited as Woolsey, Wolsey-Woolsey Family.
  3. [S1546] KEWalker, Find A Grave memorial #22928856, added Nov 15, 2007, online http://www.findagrave.com, accessed 28 Sep 2017, further cited as Find A Grave.
  4. [S831] Cemetery Inscriptions, Mead Cemetery Inscriptions.
  5. [S835] Martha Powell Reneau, Marriage Records of Barren County, Kentucky, 1799-1849: "The First Fifty Years" (Glasgow, Kentucky: p.p., 1984), 290. Surety was James Houchens, with consent of father, John Houchin, further cited as Reneau, Barren Co., Kentucky Marriage Licenses.
  6. [S834] Sandra K. Gorin, Barren County, Kentucky Original Marriage Licenses, 1806 through 1808 (Glasgow, Kentucky: Gorin Genealogical Publishing, 1993), 64-65. Bond does not name the father. [Brother?] James Houchens was surety for the Bride, further cited as Gorin, Barren Co., Marriage Licenses.
  7. [S1734] Edmonson County Courthouse, Brownsville, Kentucky, Will Books, 1831-1979, 1:34-35, FHL microfilm 367202, further cited as Edmonson Co., Will Books.
  8. [S1879] Ephrates Boucher and Wilford W. Whitaker, transcriber, "Record of the Woolsey Family", Mount Vernon, Missouri: 1921, 3, further cited as Boucher and Whitaker, "Woolsey Family."