STRETTON

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

Thomas Stretton

Thomas Stretton , b. abt. 1775, Yoxall, Stafford, England; d. 23 Jan 1863 (age 88); m. Elizabeth Deakin , b. abt. 1779, Yoxall, Stafford, England. 

Thomas Stretton  was, by trade, a baker.

Thomas & Elizabeth (Deakin) Stretton  had nine (9) children, all born Yoxall, Stafford , England :

1.      Thomas , chr. 12 Jan 1800; m. Sarah  (unknown).
2.     
John , b. 1 Aug 1802.
3.     
Rebecca ,  chr. 20 Nov 1805; d. 1819.
4.     
George ,  b. 4 Jul 1807.
5.     
Samuel , b. 2 Apr 1809.
6.     
Mary , b. 25 Jul 1811; d. 3 Mar 1891; m 1st William Blood ; m 2nd Henry Woolley .
7.     
Ann , b. abt 1813.
8.     
Elizabeth ,  b. abt. 1815.
9.     
William , b. abt. 1817; m. Hannah (unknown) .

Mary Stretton

6.  Mary Stretton , daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth (Deakin) Stretton , b. 25 Jul 1811, Yoxall, Stafford, England; d. 3 Mar 1891, Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah; m 1st 1836, Church Boughton to William Blood , d. ca. Apr 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois; m 2nd 12 May 1845 to Henry Woolley

She was first employed at a gentleman's home as a cook in England , while working there she met William Blood  who was employed as the farm foreman.  The two fell in love and they were married.  After their marriage William & Mary Blood  moved to Barton , where they established a small bakery business.  William worked as a "plate-layer" with the railroad.

William & Mary were led to join the Saints in Zion .  Being so led, they sailed for America on 23 Jan 1844, aboard the ship " Fanny ".  They arrived on 7 Mar 1844 in New Orleans , Louisiana .  From there they proceeded to Nauvoo , Illinois .

William & Mary (Stretton) Blood  had four (4) children:

6.1.      child  
6.2.     
child
6.3.     
child
6.4.     
Emma Blood , b. 1844, Nauvoo , Illinois

Henry & Mary (Stretton)   Woolley  had three (3) children:

6.5.      Elizabeth Woolley , b. Council Bluffs , Iowa
6.6.     
Joseph Woolley , b. near Salt Lake City , Utah .
6.7.     
Ellen Woolley , b. 1853, Kaysville , Utah .

For Further Information See Woolley