New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Daniel Woolley

Daniel Woolley, a well-known resident of Ocean township, died at the Trenton asylum on Sunday of last week, aged 85 years. Death was due to Bright’s disease, with which he had been sick for two months. He was the son of Lydia and Montillion Woolley and was born at Deal. In early life he worked at the carpenter’s trade at Long Branch, and he afterward took up the business of slaughtering cattle. Later in life he went into the real estate business. At one time he owned nearly all of Deal as well as a great deal of property at Elberon and West End. Mr. Woolley married Miss Adaline Morris on February 14th, 1835. She died six years ago. He leaves six children, Mrs. Catherine Sherman, George W. Woolley and Charles W. Woolley of Long Branch; John W. Woolley and Joseph A. Woolley of New York; and Daniel M. Woolley of Brooklyn. Mr. Woolley had been an inmate of the asylum for nearly twenty years.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, February 22, 1899