John A., son of William Woolston, was born in Victor, January 6, 1838. He attended the public schools and Fairfield Classical Academy, and for several years taught school in the winter terms. His life has been devoted chiefly to farming. The farm comprises some two hundred and fifty-six acres of land in Victor, and the buildings are substantial and attractive in appearance and the farm is very productive. e was assessor of the town of Victor. In politics he is a Republican. Mr. Woolston is a member of Mendon Grange, No. 83, Patrons of Husbandry.

He married. April 6, 1864, Nancy C., born in Victor, April 19, 1845. died there November 30, 1896, daughter of Benjamin F. and Sally (Stafford) Lusk. They had but one child, William Franklin, mentioned elsewhere.