James Harvey & Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth

James Harvey Woolworth & Dorothy Lloyd were married March 9, 1864, at Arena, Wisconsin.

Photographs submitted by family descendant, Harlan Woolworth

**Also family information and photos submitted by family descendant, Colleen Foote

Sam (11), Eva (17), James Henry (22), James Harvey Woolworth (45), Rose (7), Dorothy (44), Kate (19), Frank (16), Nell on porch rail (13), Robert (15)

Family Photograph taken April 19, 1890

L-R standing: Nell, Kate, Robert

L-R sitting: James, Sam, Eva, Rose & Frank Woolworth


James Harvey Woolworth

A publication (book) labeled "Wisconsin Volunteers"

"War of the Rebellion" 1861--1865, arranged alphabetically

identifies James H. Woolworth as a private in Company "A",

11th Infantry. Shown on page 1122, published by the state,

at Madison, Wisconsin, Democratic Printing Company, 1914.

On the 19th of February, 1907, James Harvey Woolworth signed and
submitted "Declaration for Pension". On this declaration he states that he is
63 years of age and a resident of Sioux City, Woodbury County,
Iowa. That he was enrolled at Madison, Wisconsin under the name of James
H. Woolworth on the 10th of September, 1861 as a private in Co. "A" of the
11th Wisconsin Infantry. He further states that he was born on 23 May,
1843 at Pittstown, New York. That he was mustered out of the service on
Sept 4, 1865, at Mobile, Alabama. He also states that since his discharge from the
service he has lived in Arena, Iowa County, Wisconsin for eight years, then
James, Plymouth County, Iowa for twenty six years, and then in Sioux City,
Iowa for the past eight years. He also states that at the time of his
signing this Declaration, his address in Sioux City was 4430 Lincoln Ave, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa.

J. Harvey Woolworth, Leeds Fire Department

Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth, Nov. 30, 1917

Family Reunion Dinner, Sept. 8, 1907

Left to Right:

Lillie & Sam Woolworth, Nell & Frank Montgomery, Leslie & Robert Woolworth, Rose Savage, Ella & Frank Woolworth, Kate & George Luce, Cecelia & James Henry Woolworth.

Father, James Harvey Woolworth, standing at the left

Mother, Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth, standing on the right



James Harvey Woolworth Family Reunion - 1907

James "Harvey" Woolworth & wife, Dorothy, sitting in the middle with their family around them.

Left to Right: Samuel Hiram & wife Lillie (they had no children); James Henry and wife Cecelia; Katherine (Kate) & husband George Luce (they divorced); Rose Vale (Savage); Nell & husband Frank Montgomery;  Robert Harvey & wife Leslie Grace and their children, Everett Carleton Ball (son from Leslie's first marriage to Fred Ball in 1898),  Mabel Dorothy (daughter from Robert Harvey's first marriage to Gertie Potts, who died in Sept of 1899),  and Sylvester Lester "Vet";  Frank Sylvester & wife Ella and their daughter Viola (an only child).

Children Front Row L-R: Everett Ball, Harvey Montgomery, Clarence, Annie & Hattie Woolworth, Mabel Woolworth, Goldie Savage, Alvin Savage, Nona Luce, Ernie Luce.

Sitting on the laps L-R: Ralph Woolworth, Ida Savage, Dorothy Montgomery, Slyvester (Vet) Woolworth & Viola Woolworth.

Link to Woolworth Family Reunion at the time of Great Grandmother Dorothy's 87th Birthday, Oct. 1931

~the Woolworth Sisters

Original James Harvey Woolworth Home- James, Iowa

James H. & Dorothy's son, Sam & his wife Lillie, lived in the home at James, IA, after J.H. & Dorothy retired and moved to Leeds, IA.

Children of James Harvey & Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth:

James Henry Woolworth 1866-1920
Kate Woolworth, married George Draft Luce
Eva Woolworth married John F. Wilson d. 1936 Her Obituary
Frank Woolworth; Married Luella "Ella" Bennett Link to their Wedding Photo
Robert Harvey Woolworth 1873-1952

Nell Woolworth; Married Frank Montgomery Link to their Wedding Photo
Sam Woolworth,1877-1961, married Lillie Burk His Obituary
Rose Woolworth. married 1st Charles Savage, 2nd ___ Hough

James Harvey Woolworth
b. 23 May 1843, New York
d. 12 Jul 1915, Leeds, Iowa

His Obituary


Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth photo with one of her nieces, Mae Austin, who was James Harvey Woolworth's Aunt Sarah Mariah Woolworth Austin's daughter.

~date unknown

Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth pictured with her mother, Catherine Perry Lloyd: b. 1811 in North Wales; d. 26 Sep 1913, Arena, Wis.


Dorothy Lloyd Woolworth
b. 28 Oct 1844, Wales
d. 26 Jan 1936, Leeds, Iowa

Her Obituary




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