Monday, May 26, 2014

#52 Ancestors - Week #9 - Mary Folschi aka Marion Woolley

Birth Name: Mary Folschi
Adopted name: Marion Woolley
Birthday: 24 Jan 1914
Biological Parents : Ernst and Elizabeth (nee Clouse) Folschi
Adopted Parents: John D. and Rebecca M. (nee Havens) Woolley
Spouse: Harry Olson
Children: Marion Olson b abt 1937 in New Jersey
Alice Olson b 1939 in New Jersey

Mary Folschi was born 24 Jan 1914 to Ernst and Elizabeth Folschi in Keyport, New Jersey. When she was 4 years old when her father died. When her father died, her mother had to give the kids up for adoption. There were a total of five children with Mary being the youngest. She was adopted by a loving family by the name of John and Rebecca Woolley and she was moved to Long Branch, New Jersey. She grew up there and in the 1920 and 1930 US Federal Census she lived at 195 Seventh Ave Long Branch, New Jersey. She married Harry Olson by 1931 and they had two children by 1940 Marion b. and Alice Olson. According to the 1940 US Federal Census they lived in Long Branch in 1935 and in Henderson, North Carolina in 1940. In 1993 (US Public Records Index Volume 1) Marion was living at 247 Teakwood Dr. Bayville, NJ 08721-322. She died on 29 November 2013 at 99 years old, less than one month shy of 100 years. Her last known address was in Bayville, NJ. There is a plot for her in the Glenwood Cemetery although as of March 2014 she was not buried there (per a relative of hers.)