This work attempts to trace all Wooldridge-surname lines descending from the blacksmith immigrant John Wooldridge. This is history where it happened, from the ground up! Trace in detail your own line, and also read about your Wooldridge cousins, including among hundreds of others:

  • David Wooldridge, Abraham Lincoln's first law client.

  • Dean Wooldridge, whose early work with missile systems put him on the cover of Time

  • Clifton R. Wooldridge, the once famous "Sherlock Holmes of Chicago"
  • Henry G. Wooldridge, who installed 16 statues on his cemetery plot in Mayfield KY
  • William B. Wooldridge, one-legged Confederate cavalry colonel
  • Alexander Penn Wooldridge, godfather of the University of Texas, Austin
  • William H. Wooldridge, who helped capture Aaron Burr

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The Wooldridge Family

WOOLDRIDGE-SURNAME DESCENDANTS TO CA. 1900 OF JOHN WOOLDRIDGE (CA. 1678-1757) BLACKSMITH OF HENRICO AND CHESTERFIELD COUNTIES, VIRGINIA

Two volumes, hardcover, with full index and citations to sources, 1231 pages, plus 32 pages of introductory material, with over 50 illustrations, including two pages of full color illustrations, and endpapers reproducing the original signed will of John Wooldridge.

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