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Wolcott, John L.

Born: 1808-08-30 Massachusetts

Died: 1887-12-19 Bloomington, Illinois

In 1843, Wolcott was in the carriage and wagon business in Bloomington, Illinois with brothers Lyman and Goodman Ferre. In 1850, he was a cabinetmaker in that city, and owned $1,300 in real property. In 1860, Wolcott was working as an undertaker and owned $4,000 in real property, with a personal estate of $1,200.

Gravestone, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL; The Biographical Record of McLean County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1899), 172-75; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), McLean County, IL, 11; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 4, Bloomington, McLean County, IL, 8.