Thomas Howard WOOLEY Sarah Hester BRISCOE Mary Ann BRICKEY Mini tree diagram
Howard Arthur WOOLEY

Howard Arthur WOOLEY8,7,8,1,2,3,4,5,9,10,11,6

15th Feb 18801,2,3,4,5,6 - 18th Oct 19487,1

Life History

15th Feb 1880

Born in Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6

18th Oct 1948

Died in Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas.7,1

Coronary Thrombosis, contributory Pulmonary Edema, acute

20th Oct 1948

Buried in Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas.1

Other facts


Married Sarah Hester BRISCOE


  • "I am kin to the Wooley family.  Howard Arthur Wooley is the son of Thomas Howard Wooley and Mary Ann Brinkley.  Thomas Howard Wooley is the brother to my great grandfather Enoch Wooley.  Thomas Howard Wooley was a buffalo hunter.  There is a photo of him in a book with Mary Ann Brinkley.  Mary Ann Brinkley was from England."
    --  Wanda Cox, from  her research, Facebook Message to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 24 July 2015

    1880 Federal Census, Young County, Texas, 30 June, Precinct 1, District 167, page 50 (scan 400B), Hse/Fam #475
    Wooley, Thomas H  W M 24 Husband Farmer MO IL IL [b abt 1856]
    Wooley, Mary A  W F 24 Wife Housekeeping AR MS MS [abt 1856]
    Wooley, Howard A  W M 4mos born Feb 1880 Son At Home TX MO MO

    1910 Federal Census, Jackson County, Oklahoma, 7 May, Elmer Township, District 140, Page 13A, Hse/Fam #218
    Wooley, H A Head M W 30 Married 7 yrs TX TX -- Farmer Rents [b abt 1880]
    Wooley, Sarah Wife F W 26 Married 7 yrs 3 Children/2 Living TX -- -- [b abt 1884]
    Wooley, Derroll Son M W Single 6 TX TX TX [b abt 1904]
    Wooley, Glenn Son M W Single 4 TX TX TX [b abt 1906]

    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Howard Aurther Woolley [Howard Arthur Woolley]
    Residence Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas
    Birth Date 15 Feb 1880
    Dairyman, employed by Sidney Wiff, Mineral Wells
    Tall, Medium Build, Blues Eyes, Light Hair
    Signed Howard Arthur Woolley
    Registered 12 September 1918 Mineral Wells

    1920 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas, 2 January, Justice Precinct 1, District 37, page 1A, Weatherford & Balch Rd, Hse #11, Fam #12
    Brisco, Hettie  Head Owns F W 76 Married (?) MS Unknown Unknown No Occup [b abt Nov 1843]
    Wooley, Sarah Wife F W 36 Married TX MO MS Housekeeping [b abt 1883]
    Wooley, Auther Son-in-law M W 39 Married TX TX MO Carpenter [b abt 1881]
    Wooley, Derrel M W 16 Single TX TX TX [b abt 1903]
    Wooley, Glenn M W 14 Single TX TX TX [b abt 1905]

    Some time before 1925, they movd to Tulsa, Oklahoma.  They were reported in the city directory for that year.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1925,p 741
    Wooley Derrell lab h H A Wooley
    Wooley Glen driver h H A Wooley
    Wooley Howard A (Sarah) pumper h Home Garden Sta

    In 1926, their sons were not reported in the City Directory.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1926, p 613
    Wooley Howard A (Sarah) hlpr h Home Garden Sta

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1928, p 690
    Wooley Howard A (Sarah) lab res Home Garden Sta

    U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
    Howard Arthur Wooley
    Birth Date 15 Feb 1880 Graham, Young County. Texas
    62 years old, Not Employed
    Residence 706 W 22 1/2 Austin, Travis County, Texas
    Contact Mrs Floyd L Bowden, 706 W 22 1/2 Austin, Texas
    5'10" 152 lbs, Blue Eyes, Gray Hair, Ruddy Complexion
    Registered 27 April 1942 Austin

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Howard A. Wooley
    Death 18 Oct 1948 Wilbarger County
    Certificate #88260

    Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
    Howard A Wooley
    Birth 15 Feb 1880 Texas
    Residence 2329 S Main, Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas for 25 years
    Carpenter, SS# #462-03-4170
    Father Wooley born Missouri
    Mother Brickey born Illinois
    Age at Death 68 yrs 8 mos 3 days
    Death 18 Oct 1948 Vernon Hospital, Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas
    Cause of death Coronary Thrombosis, contributory Pulmonary Edema, acute
    Informant Mrs Howard Wooley, Vernon
    Burial 20 October 1948 Vernon
    Filed 29 November 1948, Filed State 13 December 1948


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